Date:February 24, 2020

20 People Who Did Something Brilliant to Make the Planet a Better Place

It doesn’t matter big or small, but what matters are the changes that are about to make our planet a better place.

Here’s a list of pictures, which proves that we, the Earth, genuinely do have a bright future.

1. Instead Of Using Paint For This Parking Lot, This Is How The “Lines” Are Created. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

2. An Ice Cream Cup Made Of Banana Leaves

3. Refill Station At Simon Fraser University, Canada

4. This Cup Is Made From Plant Starch, Not Plastic

5. My Pencil Has Seeds On The Tip, So When It’s Too Small To Use It You Can Plant It And A Tree Will Grow Out Of It

6. This Makes Me Incredibly Happy, And More Inclined To Shop Here More Often

7. Recycled Cardboard Used As An Alternative To Bubble Wrap

8. My University Makes Notepads Out Of The Recycled Paper And Hands Them Out To The Students

9. Single-Use Cutlery And Straws From Avocado Seeds

10. This Super Market Had Tiny Paper Bags Instead Of Plastic Containers To Reduce Waste

11. Every Day After Closing, This Local Bakery Leaves Out A Bag Of Their Unsold Pastries That People Can Take From Freely Instead Of Throwing Them Away And Make Unnecessary Waste

12. This Japanese Toilet Refills Through A Sink In The Top So You Can Rinse Your Hands And Re-Use The Water

13. You Bike To Keep The Outlet Going, To Recharge Your Devices

14. You Can Charge This Battery With A Micro USB

15. My Grocery Store Started Selling Overripe Bananas For Cheap With A Recipe For Banana Bread On The Bag

16. Carlsberg Using Glue To Make Six Packs Instead Of Plastic

17. Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

18. An Easy Way To Recycle Old Mascara Wands

19. Turns Out My Pencil Is Made Of Recycled Newspaper

20. The Cafe At My Closest Beach Gives Free Drinks To People Who Collect A Bucket Of Litter From The Beach