Barry Rosenthal’s Photos of Ocean Plastic

Using Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field (located on Jamaica Bay) as his source, Barry Rosenthal collects plastic pollution from the water and photographs it—oftentimes in monochrome or artful arrangements—to showcase just how much we waste. Every time he sets out on a new piece, he cleans a stretch of the beach (and encourages others to do the same) and keeps the items found for months or …

Pornhub’s “Dirtiest Porn Ever” Funds Ocean Clean-up Projects

Pornhub’s “Dirtiest Porn Ever” features a pair of the site’s most popular actors doing what they do best, but the scene is tarnished by a polluted backdrop. A clean-up crew in Pornhub-branded uniforms attempt to restore the beauty and of course, it ruins the mood. Each time the video is played (the site is visited 92 million times a day) a donation is made to …

Earth Day: Apps + Organizations That Help Us Do Better

Six opportunities to make it easier to reduce, reuse or recycle

There are plenty of companies doing their part to reduce their footprint, cut back waste and do better by the planet, but switching to environmentally friendly products is just one piece of the big, messy puzzle. We all need to continue making lifestyle changes that are more sustainable, eco-friendly and thoughtful. Some of those life edits are easy, some take a little extra effort, all …