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Category Archive: plastic

Jan 10

How Paving Stones Can Be Manufactured From Waste Plastic

Quite the innovative solution to the growing problem of a gloomy future with all of us being smothered by heaps of plastic. The problem of too much plastic being used has been ongoing for quite a while now, especially in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa where literally millions of plastic items are improperly disposed of …

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Dec 16

Biological Plastics – Could They Be the Green Alternative For Oil Based Plastics

In the current world, everyone is looking for ways to conserve the environment. Even companies are looking for better alternatives that will reduce their carbon print. One way is by finding alternatives in plastic production. Plastics are produced using oil based products, and they are not biodegradable. As a result, they are a threat to …

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Sep 28

Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

Plastic is having a devastating effect on our oceans, our wildlife and ultimately on us as a human species. The introduction of plastic in the 20th century has led us to become increasingly reliant on its use and now a large percentage of almost everything we buy contains plastic. However, while we are happy to …

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Sep 07

Here’s the Easy Way of Recycling Things

No talks at whatever levels can be as effective in saving the planet as what a mere act of recycling and reusing at individual level can. Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into usable objects. The basic idea behind it is to enable people to avoid the wastage of potentially useful materials and …

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Mar 28

Take a Risk to Improve Your Recycling

In our day to day life we use multiple products which are non-degradable. Non-degradable products means which cannot be degraded or broken down by mother earth. Non degradable pollutants are mostly heavy metals, plastics, some hazardous chemicals etc. Considering the increasing environmental pollution in recent years, we can help to reduce environmental pollution by reducing …

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Aug 24

How To Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce Every Day

When everyone started climbing on the Recycle, Reuse, Reduce bus I wondered what had taken them so long to realize that we only have one planet and at the rate we’re going it’s going to be used up, worn out and pretty much broken down in a couple of decades. I’ve always been a little …

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Mar 06

6 Tips for Going Green When Remodeling Your Bathroom

Remodeling gives you an opportunity to turn your bathroom into an eco-friendly oasis. Go for the green options from start to finish with the help of the following tips. #1: Go With the Flow Choosing low-flow, water-wise fixtures is the single most environmentally sound bathroom choice you can make – and it can save you …

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Jun 30

What Are The Benefits Of Eco Bags?

Good question! First of all, we will look at some plastic facts and the effect plastic bags have on our environment. Worldwide, it is estimated that there are between 500 million and 1 trillion plastic bags used across the world each year. Also, plastic bags are in fact recyclable but it is only around 3% …

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Jun 11

The Eco Benefits of Canvas Bags

Why are so many supermarkets now offering reusable canvas bags at the till alongside plastic bags? Why are many politicians and campaigners seeking to impose fees on plastics, or ban them altogether? Simply put, they’re a massive environmental nightmare. Each of us use dozens of plastic bags every month, usually collected when we go shopping. …

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May 28

Earth Day Celebrated With Paper Bags

American students used paper bags to celebrate Earth Day this year as part of a campaign to help improve the environment. Earth Day is an annual event that happens every April 22nd and has stemmed from the Flower Power movement of the 1970s. This day is dedicated to doing well for the environment by discussing …

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May 12

Learn Sustainability From Green Mountain College

In today’s society, most college campuses are taking a step to become more environmentally friendly. As a student at Green Mountain College, one of the greenest schools in the nation, my colleagues and I have a strong sense of how to be aware of our impact on the environment and our college’s impact on the …

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Apr 22

The Fine Art of Recycling At Home

We’re thinking outside the box to get people to recycle. In fact, we’re doing it with a bag – and with client partnerships that may seem a little non-traditional. How can a painting, a barber shop and a bag encourage people to recycle? The RecyclerSack is a creative solution that’s starting a movement to change …

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