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Tub Shroom and Sink Shroom

TubShroom and SinkShroom Review: Say Goodbye to Drain Cleaner Forever

You don't need to be a microbiologist to understand how pouring a chemical drain cleaner into a water system is a bad idea. And that is the problem the Tub Shroom and Sink Shroom have found a novel way to solve.
plastic waste

The Future of Plastics: Reusing the Bad and Encouraging the Good

Plastics have got themselves a bad name, mainly for two reasons: most are made from petroleum and they end up as litter in the environment. However, both of these are quite avoidable. An increased focus...
smart city

What is a Smart City and How Will They Help the Environment?

What is a smart city? According to Techopedia, a smart city is one that incorporates information and communication technologies to enhance city functions and the quality of life of its citizens. Livability is a key...
Satellite in space

New Satellite Launches to Monitor Climate Change from Space

As of early October this year, the European Space Agency has just sent a new satellite into orbit, the Sentinel-5P, which will monitor climate change from space. The sattelite was launched by a Russian...

Pollution Deaths and Breakthrough Technology to Fight It

Pollution is known to be harmful to human health, causing more deaths than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. A study conducted in 2015 found that pollution was the cause of death in 1 in...
Plastic cutlery

Plastic Utensil Pollution on the Rise

While takeout food habits are becoming becoming increasingly common, so is the plastic utensil litter that goes along with it. According to Mother Jones, a recent survey in the San Francisco Bay Area discovered that...

Plastic Bags: How Convenience is Killing our Planet [Infographic]

Plastic bags continue to pose a major risk to the planet's environmental health. For instance, did you know that there are 46,000 pieces of plastic found in every square mile of ocean? And more than...
fresh air

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with These Simple Tips

When it comes to protecting your family’s health, we all want to take it seriously. However, the Environmental Protection Agency has news that may surprise you –the air quality in your house can be...
The Secret Life of Garbage

What You Need to Know About All That Garbage You Throw Out

It's a routine chore every week. Sort the recyling and take out the trash. Then, sometime in the morning or while you're at work, the trashman comes to haul it away. But what happens after...
Air Pollution Planetary Boundaries

We’re About to Cross the 4th Planetary Boundary – And the Effects Will be...

Well, we finally did it guys! But you might want to hold off on the celebrations because… well, what we did is irreversibly damage the environment. Well, almost anyways, according to the high-profile study published...

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