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Great Pacific Garbage Patch

How Your Trash Ends up in the Ocean [Infographic]

We've written extensively about the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch. But have you ever wondered how exactly your trash, maybe hundreds of miles inland, makes it out into the ocean? Check...
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch Now ‘Three Times the Size of France’

New research suggests the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii, is up to 16 times larger than previously thought. The patch is suggested to be 790,000 tons – or three times the size of France – and growing.

Our Oceans are Polluted and You Might be Wearing the Problem

It’s no secret that wearing clothes made with synthetic fibers come with a myriad of problems. From carcinogenic chemicals used to treat and dye the material, to high energy use...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch

There is currently an estimated 3.5 million tons of trash floating around the Pacific Ocean, in what's called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It's believed the patch spans roughly twice...
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5 Relatively Unknown Pollution Problems

here is a list of 5 relatively unknown pollution problems that are worth knowing. You may not be able to do anything directly about any of them, but raising awareness is the first step that needs to be taken in order to right the wrongs done and avoid any more from occurring in the future.
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Kim Preston’s “Plastic Pacific” Series

Plastic objects positioned in the ocean is the subject of photographer Kim Preston's new series, titled Plastic Pacific. The series features everyday plastic objects floating in the sea looking like jellyfish, polyps,...
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Building Below: Underwater Structures Propose Pollution Solutions

eVolo Architecture Magazine’s 2012 Skyscraper competition entrants from South Korea developed the conceptual Plastic Fish Tower—an underwater ocean structure designed to ‘attract’ plastic in an effort to reduce the...
Method soap made from Great Pacific Garbage Patch debris

Method Designs Bottle From Great Pacific Garbage Patch Debris

San Francisco-based green cleaning brand, Method, in collaboration with Los Angeles-based Envision Plastics, will be rolling out with a new line of biodegradable 2-in-1 dish and hand cleaner this November which will...
Out to Sea

G-“art”-bage Patch Kids

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch—that vast swirling vortex of gum wrappers and milk jugs that threatens the food chain and looms above, beside, below and inside us now to an...
Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – From Laos To Hawaii

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? If you have ever wondered what happens to all the rubbish humans create, after some consideration – and few available answers – you...


Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels

Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
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Are Bladeless Wind Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?

Bladeless wind turbines are a relatively new technology that improve on convectional turbines and hold a lot of promise for the future of renewable energy.
Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags

8 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags

There are plenty of natural and Eco-friendly alternatives to Ziploc bags. From Lunchskin sandwich bags to Vegan food wraps, here are eight options you can try out.

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How the Business of Water Can Promote Sustainability

Dive into the world of the water business and discover its potential to foster sustainability. Learn how innovative approaches and conscious practices can safeguard our valuable water resources and contribute to a greener future.
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How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide

Neem oil pesticide is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution to pest problems.

4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.

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