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3D printing and climate change

How 3D Printing is Saving Our Planet

3D printing technology is rapidly evolving, and its capabilities are constantly expanding. New materials with unique properties are being developed and made available for use in 3D printers. Combined with advances in software and hardware, there are now virtually limitless possibilities for us to produce using this technology. Here are some of the nifty ways 3D printing is solving some of our most intractable environmental problems.
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10 Things You Can do to Protect Coral Reefs on Your Next Trip

Fewer things are more precious and spectacular than coral reefs. These beautiful underwater ecosystems are essential for many reasons. Besides being home to one-quarter of all marine species, they protect coastal areas against storms and are a source of income to hundreds of millions of people. About 75% of these ecosystems face numerous threats that can decimate them. Here's what you can do to protect coral reefs on your next coastal trip.

The Future of Cleaning the Ocean

An infographic on 6 innovative technologies that clean up the ocean while slowing down the flow of trash to the sea
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4 Contamination Sources Polluting Our Drinking Water

Drinking contaminated water poses a great health risk. Here are some of surprising sources of water contamination.
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Microplastics Found in Bottled Water Prompts WHO Health Inquiry

A study that found the presence of microplastics in bottles of water has caused the World Health Organization to carry out an urgent assessment of the potential risks of plastic to human health.
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How microplastics make their way up the ocean food chain into fish

Up to 236,000 tonnes of microplastics – tiny pieces of broken-down plastic smaller than your little fingernail – enter our oceans each year. This has researchers around the world...

Your Face Wash is Polluting the Planet

There really is nothing like putting on an exfoliating face scrub after a hard day’s work. You feel all the day’s stresses and worries just wash away down the sink...
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The Rise of the Eco-Friendly Pharmacist

Ever flush the rest of your meds down the toilet to get rid of them? Think twice before you do it again; they could end up in the public...
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5 Relatively Unknown Pollution Problems

Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented. –Barry Commoner We have all heard it before, and we’ll surely hear it again. But pollution is a growing...
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More than 50% of US Waterways in “Poor Shape”

A new nationwide survey released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that more than half of America's waterways are in bad shape. The EPA, which sampled 2,000 locales in...

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The Latest Technology Trends To Reduce Your Eco Footprint

With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
Fabric Scraps

20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
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51 Household Uses of Baking Soda

Here are 51 uses for baking soda in your home that can change your life for the better. This inexpensive pantry item has many applications!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.
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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse

If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.
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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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