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Kenyan Woman’s Startup Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks That Are 5x Stronger Than Concrete

Written by on February 10, 2021 in Conscious Living, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Kenyan Woman’s Startup Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks That Are 5x Stronger Than Concrete

An absolutely brilliant young woman in Kenya has started a company manufacturing bricks from recycled plastic. #ecofriendly

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As COVID PPE Waste Litters The World, Company Makes Biodegradable Hemp Masks

Written by on October 7, 2020 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
As COVID PPE Waste Litters The World, Company Makes Biodegradable Hemp Masks

Imagine a mask that would turn back to earth even if someone littered it. Well, you no longer have to imagine it because thanks to the free market, they now exist. #covidmask

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India Café To Offer Food For Plastics, Then Use To Build Roads

Written by on July 29, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
India Café To Offer Food For Plastics, Then Use To Build Roads

Next month, the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh in the city of Ambikapur will open the country’s first “garbage café,” where attendants will be able to recycle their plastic waste and get a free meal, Reuters reported. #plasticrecycling

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Canada’s Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Make Corporations Responsible for Waste Welcomed as ‘Step in the Right Direction’

Written by on June 11, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Canada’s Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Make Corporations Responsible for Waste Welcomed as ‘Step in the Right Direction’

Environmental campaigners on Monday welcomed the Canadian government’s new plan to ban certain single-use plastics as early as 2021 and work with provinces and territories to make corporations responsible for their plastic waste.

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Historic Agreement to Reduce Plastic Waste Reached by Nearly Every Country in the World

Written by on May 17, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Historic Agreement to Reduce Plastic Waste Reached by Nearly Every Country in the World

Last Friday over 180 countries joined a historic United Nations agreement to take new steps to monitor and track plastic waste beyond their borders and regulate its trade.

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The Amount Of Plastic In Oceans Will Triple by 2025, Says Major Report

Written by on March 22, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Amount Of Plastic In Oceans Will Triple by 2025, Says Major Report

In a recent report by the UK Government Office for Science titled “Future of the Sea,” a grim scenario is painted with regards to ocean pollution by plastics. The report states that total plastic in the oceans will increase from 50 million metric tons in 2015 to 150 million metric tons by 2025, and since there is little to no political action or orchestrated effort to reduce the usage and dependency on plastics, this number will continue to climb from there.

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Plastic Waste Becomes Public Furniture

Written by on November 26, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Plastic Waste Becomes Public Furniture

Print Your City is a new organization in Amsterdam that has developed a way to take in tons of plastic waste and recycle it into public furniture, and potentially other useful objects using 3D printing. This poses a solution to the plastic waste strangling the oceans and planet. This technology offers hope to resolve one of the worst problems now facing the human race.

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Creative Solution For Plastic Waste: Styrofoam Eating Mealworms (Video)

Creative Solution For Plastic Waste: Styrofoam Eating Mealworms (Video)

Mealworms may well be the creative solution to rid our world of plastic waste. Here’s to a plastic-free future!

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A Zero-Waste Supermarket That Got Rid of All Food Packaging

Written by on September 20, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
A Zero-Waste Supermarket That Got Rid of All Food Packaging

A zero-waste grocery store in Berlin is an experiment in eco-conscious consumption.

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