Friday Links & Things: The Best Reads From the Past Week (Oct 9)

Great reads from this past week.

California Bans Microbeads (Sacramento Bee) VICTORY! By 2020, the sale of products containing microbeads will be not allowed in California.


Is Recycling As Awful As the New York Times Claims? Not Remotely (Grist) The NYT published a really dumb article about how recycling is the worst. It got a lot of things wrong.

Every City Needs an Umbrella Sharing Program (Gizmodo) Bike sharing is already becoming a huge thing. Umbrella sharing should be next, because this ish is genius.

Why I Stopped Shopping at Forever 21 (Business Insider) Because when you’re not in high school anymore, you start to learn the value of quality over quantity.