A viral video showing a marine biologist removing a plastic straw from the nostril of a sea-turtle, while the hapless creature bled profusely, put the spotlight on these ubiquitous, disposable staples of the food-service industry. This was the first time much of the general public became aware of straws’ negative impact on wildlife and the… Continue reading Benefits of a Plastic Straw Ban Far Outweigh the Costs.
Are you asking yourself if you can Recycle Plastic Silverware? Our traditional kitchen utensils need to be cared for at all times. Aside from washing them, you also need to be sure they can be disposed of, especially in the form of recycling. Notable among that is the plastic silverware, which are dishes, cutleries, and containers… Continue reading Can You Recycle Plastic Silverware
Teaching children how to develop a close relationship with nature, as well as learning them about the significance of environmental conservation has never been more important than today. In order to change the future for the better, we must introduce our children to these problems while they are young, and teach them how to think… Continue reading 8 Amazing Earth Day Movies for Kids
How to properly dispose of tampons? This is a question as old as the tampons themselves, but it seems that there is no clear answer yet. A heated argument in the female community still persists – should tampons be flushed or thrown away with other household trash? Many women have been taught by their mothers… Continue reading What is the Proper Way to Dispose of Tampons and Zero Waste Alternatives
Based on the data provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), during 2017 about 25% of total municipal solid waste in the US was recycled, 10% was composted, 12.7% was combusted with energy recovery, while a staggering 52.1% was landfilled. These statistics show that the US is ranked quite low when recycling and composting are concerned, at… Continue reading What Materials Have the Highest and the Lowest Recycling Rate in the US
Each season comes with different types of fresh foods that perfectly suit the different needs of your body. Seasonal foods are also healthy, economic and environmental friendly hence shopping your fruit and veggies is advantageous in many ways. The benefits of buying seasonal foods are plenty. You can make a difference by buying locally produced… Continue reading Benefits of Buying Seasonal Foods
Before technology took its place as we can see today, many parents had specific ways of catering to their needs and those of their offspring. Diapers are indispensable in the home, especially when you have toddlers. So, how can provide this without breaking the bank? Your baby will definitely survive without diapers but things can… Continue reading How To Make A Homemade non Disposable Cloth Diaper
Many homeowners are wondering if they are getting their money’s worth anytime their plastics are recycled. It is a cause for concern really because you may be paid below what you ought to be paid in the first place. That triggered the question “is it better to recycle by weight or by count” because that… Continue reading Is It Better To Recycle By Weight Or Count?
Plastic is made from non-renewable fossil fuel (oil). In general, the pollution generated from plastic manufacturing harms and kills a wide range of marine life. However, more specifically, straws made from plastic add to this pollution, leading to irrevocable environmental damage. One way to help reduce the effect that plastic is having on the environment… Continue reading The benefits of using metal straws
Pollution is one of the biggest threats to the environment and to health of all life on Earth. Exposure to contaminated air, water and soil kill more people than obesity, alcohol and traffic accidents; these pollutants kill three times as many people as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. The greatest problem is air pollution, which causes… Continue reading How Does Recycling Help to Reduce Pollution