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More and more sustainable alternatives are becoming widely available for many common goods. Check out this list to see what items you can exchange for an eco-friendly alternative.
Toxic materials such as mercury, lead, arsenic, cadmium, beryllium, chromium and other components of electronics contaminate both the environment and harm the workers processing them. By recycling old electronics locally and responsibly, we make sure that toxic waste is not contributing to environmental or health problems elsewhere in the world.
Swedish furniture chain Ikea is to phase out single-use plastic products within two years. It announced that it was acting to promote a more sustainable life for consumers amid growing concerns about the effects of plastic on the environment.
With 54% of people drinking coffee daily, unfortunately, those cups are stacking up. Less than one in 400 cups are recycled, and the rest spend about 20 years in a landfill before they decompose. From paper cup to mug and everything in between, this infographic breaks down the pros and cons of each option.
College students are known for their active involvement in many movements and one of those movements is definitely living an eco-friendly life. If you are one of those students, this article has some options to tell which will help you do your part in keeping our environment clean and healthy.
Rather than taking centuries to break plastics down, the process can be shortened to days, with a clear beginning of the microbe eating the plastics in just 96 hours after disposal. Indeed, this is a great beginning to an eco-friendly disposal of plastic waste.