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During the past few months, many fast-food restaurants and even entire cities have pledged to ban plastic straws. Plastic straws have quickly become a symbol of the world’s unnecessary reliance on plastic. Even more, they have become a symbol of plastic’s horrific effects on the environment. ...
These days, nearly everyone is looking for ways to save money and to help the environment. One of the best ways we can do this is to reduce the amount of energy we use in our daily lives. Kitchens, because of their frequent use and the many appliances, are among the most energy-consuming areas of
Water is a renewable resource. We all know about the water cycle, where water on Earth gets circulated and recycled naturally. So, why is it so important for us to conserve water if it gets naturally recycled? And, why are there places like California, USA that keep on suffering water shortages? ...
Americans drink 97 billion bottles of bottled water each year. And, this number is still increasing rapidly year after year. Bottled water is deemed by many as a safer, tastier, and higher quality alternative to tap water. But, is this really the case? As a matter of fact, tap water is ...
Plastic contamination of the natural environment has now reached epidemic levels, with particular concern surrounding tiny ‘microplastic’ particles. How might microplastics affect human health? And, how can you possibly avoid them?
A small, plastic straw – It’s something that comes with most beverages that we order, often without us noticing. Though at first this small straw may not seem like a lot, when its usage is added up, plastic straws create a big problem for the environment.
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