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Plastic Pollution: Reduce your plastic waste

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Plastic Pollution You might have heard of the challenge Plastic free July before. It is an initiative to encourage people not to use single-use plastics. The motive behind it makes total sense: for example, why would you need to use plastic, a material that takes centuries to decompose for wrapping which loses its purpose right after the product is open? ... Read More »

Recycled Plastic Outdoor Furniture & Plastic Lumber

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Recycled Plastic You may think the best reason to recycle plastic is to reuse it and save our resources or maybe to keep the landfills from overflowing. Maybe you already know that just producing bottled water for the USA uses about 17 million barrels of oil per year and creates over 2.5 million tons of CO2 each year and a ... Read More »

Plastic Bag Ban, 6 Making a Huge Difference

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  Plastic Bag Ban Good news! Plastics bans across the world have been hitting the headlines lately. From the U.S. to India to Morocco, governing bodies are taking control of the plastic pollution problem, bringing in either complete bans on plastic or bans on specific forms like polystyrene. 1. Karnataka, India In March this year, the Indian state of Karnataka ... Read More »

Reusable Bags Can Save the World

***Click picture To Order: Reusable Bags How Reusable Bags Can Save the World and Your Brand A socially responsible society is defined by the constant desire to reflect, and to become better. Over the last half-century, our global community has gone from the lowest levels that society can ever go, to a place where we can unite around something as ... Read More »

Marine Debris Found In Dead Sperm Whales

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Marine Debris Large quantities of marine debris were found in the stomachs of sperm whales that washed up dead in Germany’s North Sea coast earlier this year. German environment minister Robert Habeck and Gerd Meurs, director of the Multimar national park center, hold up some of the waste found in the sperm whales’ bodies. Photo credit: Wadden Sea National Park The whales ... Read More »

Sustainable Living, Not a Distant Dream Anymore

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***Article Revised and Republished Sustainable Living  Global warming affects every single part of our lives. The ice caps are melting, we have ozone holes above the poles and the majority of large metropolitan areas struggle with high concentration of exhaust fumes. It’s clear that humankind has been galloping towards a polluted and apocalyptic future for decades. Because of that, scientists ... Read More »

Plastic Purge Challenge In 28 Days

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Plastic Purge Plastic is everywhere. Look around you right now and count the number of things that you know contain plastic. Convenient and cheap, yes. But there are some major pitfalls to living in a plastic world. Plastics can harbor some nasty ingredients, such as phthalates and BPA. And in addition to polluting your body, all that plastic is polluting the ... Read More »

Green Alternatives to Bottled Water

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Green Alternatives Drinking fresh and healthy water has become a huge problem all around the world. Some time ago, you could be sure that the running water coming out of your kitchen tap was potable and nobody could tell you otherwise. Now, people in some parts of the globe can’t be certain of this, since the land, as well as ... Read More »

Ocean Plastic, Here Is Some Great Info.

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Ocean Plastic Decades-old notions of mythical plastic islands and garbage patches invoked hundreds of cleanup schemes, like the Dutch organization “Ocean Cleanup Project‘s” (OCP) 60km-wide Net Array. While the media sensationalism in the early 2000’s created plenty of public outcry, we still today battle misconceptions about the efficacy of ocean cleanup. The latest effort of OCP in the North Pacific ... Read More »

Plastic Found in 99% of Seabirds by 2050

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Plastic Plastic pollution in the ocean is like a floating minefield to marine life, from microscopic plankton to giant whales. Now, a new study estimates that debris can be found in the majority of all species of seabirds. Every seabird eating plastic by 2050… http://t.co/FmG3rSfQIS via @sciencemagazine Image Chris Jordan. pic.twitter.com/CUIFgPhGbA — OSPAR (@osparcomm) It’s no surprise that as more ... Read More »