Flipping Bling® Resource Library
Recycling Flip Flops
• Flip flops don’t go away. “They stay forever in landfills…” Source: blueocean.net
• “Plastic pollution: Flip-flop tide engulfs ‘paradise’ island” – that’s the headline in a 2019 BBC article by Matt McGrath
• “Millions of discarded flip flops posing huge hazard to ocean life.” article by Olivia Yasukawa and Thomas Page, CNN.
• “Whale died with stomach full of flip-flops,” by Amanda Kooser, CNET.com.
• “Scientists are making flip-flops out of algae that are 100% biodegradable” by Elizabeth McCauley, BusinessInsider.com
• This company, OceanSole, is a Kenyan flip flop art group which recycles washed up flip flops
I Started My Business From Home; You Can, Too
- SCORE is a nationwide network of expert business mentors.
- The Conway Innovation Center (“CIC”) is a local business incubation center.
- The local Small Business Development Center (“SBDC”), a partner program of the SBA.
- SBA (Small Business Administration) – seminars, webinars and always available for advice.
- The S.C. Department of Commerce
- Widener University Small Business Development Center