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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...
The Life Cycle of a Plastic bag

The Life Cycle of a Plastic Bag [Infographic]

Although you may only use a plastic bag for about 20 minutes, its lifespan is much longer than that. In fact, it could sit in a landfill for 1,000 years – that is, if, by then,...
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The E-Waste Problem and How To Help [Infographic]

As our collective adoption of technology and electronics continues to grow, so does the amount of electronic waste (or e-waste) that's building up around the globe. Between TVs, cell phones, computers, and everything else with...
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Recycling Across the Globe [Infographic]

Did you know that the global recycling industry is a $160 billion/year industry? Or that every 7 weeks, the average person in the UK throws away their body weight in trash? Or have you ever...
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What can be done to reduce disposable coffee cup waste? [Infographic]

In the USA alone, it’s estimated that 50 billion takeaway coffees are bought every year. That’s a lot of coffee. It’s also a lot of cups. Most of us like to think we’re doing...
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3 Recent Additions to the Recyclables List

In today’s increasingly environmentally-conscious world, it is the responsibility of everyone to ensure we minimise needless waste by recycling and reusing as much as possible. However, this doesn’t just extend to reusing the same...
What You Need to Know About Plastic

Everything You Need to Know About Plastic [Infographic]

Here it is: Every piece of plastic ever made still exists today. In fact, it will be just under a millennium before the first plastics ever produced will biodegrade completely. Each year, we just make more...
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China Encourages Recycling by Trading Plastic Bottles for Free Transportation

The general public would be a far more willing to recycle something like a plastic bottle if their doing so actually resulted in some value for them. Organizations like Recyclebank already use this reward...
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How to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Do you want to save money? If so, then you should certainly consider using alternative energy. Arguably the most important benefit is that you can do your part to help conserve the Earth's natural...
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How a colorless Coke can would help the environment

It’s one of those things you probably take for granted, but the process of recycling aluminum cans is made more difficult with the use of colors, like those found on the outside of a...

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