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  • How To Organize Your Home Recycling

    Recycling Plastic Bags

    Use biodegradable garbage bags to eliminate plastic bags around the home.

    To begin organizing your recyclables, start with plastic bags. If you recycle any plastic bags that contain food, make sure any of the food residue is removed. You can organize and add the following plastic bags in a bin, as follows:

  • The Case Against Plastic

    According to research findings, the ocean contains approximately 46,000 plastic bags per square mile. That kind of waste can profoundly affect aqua marine life. For instances, a turtle can suffocate if it gets entangled in a plastic bag or a whale can starve if he eats the stuff and has no way to get rid of it.
  • No Ordinary Kitchen Gadget

    The health of the environment is more important now than ever, and alternatives to synthetic plastics are emerging in the market.

    One great example of this would be the use of biodegradable plastics or green trash bags in place of the harmful plastics.

  • What Does Environmental Sustainability Mean?

    The environment is at risk, and its preservation has become a huge hot button topic. From political arguments to natural disasters, you can't go a day without seeing something related to the environment in the news.
  • Environmentally Friendly: What Does Eco Friendly Actually Mean?

    What is eco friendly? The term "eco" is short for "ecological." In the context of "eco friendly," the phrase describes being kind to the earth and its ecological systems.
  • Biodegradable Explained: What You Need To Know

    According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, in one year the U.S. accumulated 267.8 million tons of solid waste, which is 4.51 pounds per person every day, and only 35% of that is biodegradable or decomposed. What exactly does that mean though? What is biodegradable and decomposition?