The vision of Vortex Universe is simple: to create a world liberated from Waste. As the hero of our universe, Vortex Man serves as an inspirational figure for people of all ages, combating Waste and calling upon everyone to unite in the fight. Are you ready to join us in the battle?


The time is now! Get to know our world, our heroes, and our villains.


Comic book superhero Vortex Man is the guardian of a growing movement seeking a greener tomorrow. His mission is to fight for a world without waste. Enter our universe and join him in protecting our planet and forging a brighter future.


10% of our proceeds go to support organizations that help support our mission. Become part of the movement today!


The road to Vortex Universe began with a simple concept: How do we personify the fight to eliminate Waste in a fun, dynamic, and accessible way?

After a great deal of ideation and iteration, that idea eventually led us to our first issued comic. Here’s your chance to meet the team that brought the Vortex Universe to life, and continues to drive its message of hope and change for a brighter tomorrow.

“Every little bit counts. Let’s think of ways to save our planet.”

Michael Olschan, A.K.A. Vortex Man


How to Save the Environment: Start with Your Own Backyard

In the face of escalating climate change impacts—from floods to heatwaves and fires—the call to action for environmental conservation has never been more urgent. While global solutions are crucial, the power to make a positive impact starts right in your own neighborhood. Here are some actionable steps you can take today to protect nature and wildlife, ensuring a sustainable future for all.

How Air Pollution Can Amplify the Effects of Climate Change

The impacts of air pollution on human health, economies, and agriculture differ drastically depending on where on the planet the pollutants are emitted, a study shows. A group of scientists from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of California-San Diego are the first to simulate how aerosol pollution affects both climate and air quality for locations around the globe.

How Does Air Pollution lead to Disease?

From smog hanging over cities to smoke inside the home, air pollution poses a major threat to health and climate across the globe. We will take a deep dive into how air pollution impacts your organs, what diseases are associated with air pollution, the leading pollutants linked to these diseases, and some high-risk factors such as exposure.