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The Problem of Plastic Waste in the World and How to Save the Environment from It

By |2018-11-03T22:01:47+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The facts and statistics that detail the amount of plastic waste in the environment do not paint a pretty picture. In fact, plastic waste statistics are disastrous. In the last decade, there has been more plastic churned out of factories around the world, used (sometimes for just seconds), and dumped than ever before in history. A shocking fifty percent of this has been used just once. It is then discarded and sits festering in dump yards, waterways, and in oceans around the world, taking a

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5 Smart Ways to Use Biodegradable Waste to Help the Environment

By |2018-07-20T12:53:00+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

When something becomes superfluous to our needs we need to either dispose of it effectively or find a use for it. Biodegradable waste has become one of those things. There’s simply way too much of it. The problem is, when it ends up in landfills it leaches greenhouse gases. These cause global warming. There is also the financial cost of disposing of biodegradable waste. Significantly there has been a shift in how we view biodegradable waste. Europe, in particular, leads the fight against waste. It wants

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4 Biggest Environmental Issues Today And Practical Ways to Solve Them

By |2018-11-17T01:01:11+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

If you are reading this then it is likely you are concerned with environmental issues. It is easy to feel helpless when you read about polar ice caps melting, the sheer tons of plastic waste, or the loss of important species. As an individual, faced with these enormous challenges, what on earth can one person possibly do? The environmental issues concern all of us, and if you feel as passionate as I do, you'll want to do something. And I believe that an individual can

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3 Reasons Why Reusable Water Bottles Help Save the Environment

By |2018-05-10T20:38:01+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why are reusable water bottles better for the environment? There are lots of reasons why people drink bottled water, not least to stay hydrated, for convenience and for a supposedly purer taste. Unfortunately, this rise of drinking from disposable water bottles has led to an increase in plastic pollution around the world. This is why reusable water bottles are a much better alternative for the environment. Here are some shocking statistics: In the US, 1,500 plastic water bottles are consumed every second. 50 billion bottles

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What Are the Consequences of Smoking for the Environment? – Infographic

By |2017-11-25T22:27:07+00:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

We constantly talk about the consequences of smoking tobacco for the human body. But what about the effects of smoking on the environment? Unless you have been living on another planet for the last several years, you will most likely be aware that smoking, without doubt, can damage your personal health. There are posters, adverts and placards everywhere, not to mention the graphic illustrations on cigarette and tobacco packs themselves. The proof inconclusive and damning indeed, the consequences of smoking damage almost every organ in

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7 Ways Switching to Alternative Energy Sources Helps You Save Money and the Environment

By |2018-11-08T21:43:15+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that one of the best ways to combat the rising cost of living is to switch to alternative energy sources? None of us are strangers to the ever-increasing cost of living in this day and age. Money seems to fly out of pockets faster than in flies in, and all of us would love to be able to cut down on expenses where we can. One of the rising costs in recent times is the cost of electricity. With prices soaring, more

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The Truth About Fluoride Toxicity and How to Perform a Fluoride Detox

By |2017-11-03T00:05:51+00:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There has been a lot of discussion about fluoride toxicity. If you're like me, you'll find it hard to change your tooth brushing habits. Toothpaste, which has fluoride, cleans our teeth and freshens our breaths. But there have been concerns about its safety. Many toothpaste packages have warning labels about fluoride toxicity. So, is fluoride safe? You'll want answers to this question because you use it daily. If you decide that it's not, you would want to know how to detoxify. You'll also want to

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This Man Was Planting Trees in Same Place Every Day. 37 Years Later, You Will Be Astonished by What He Has Created

By |2018-12-10T12:42:19+00:00April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

This is an interesting story…a story of an Indian man known as Jadav Payeng who started planting trees at the same place since 1979 to recover what looked like a lost island. By ‘lost’ we are talking about an island whose natural beauty had been destroyed through human activities like farming. However, one man was determined to beat the odds and reverse all these by restoring the ecosystem and the beauty of the island. The man was with the ‘crazy idea’ was Payeng and nothing

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