Posted on November 9, 2011 by lynn hasselberger
Image by FrontCurtain
Millions of cars are recycled every year in the United States
The metal, plastics, tires, glass, and other materials from those cars are used to create thousands of new products. Did you ever wonder how many cars are recycled every year, what materials are recycled, and what (more…)
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Posted on May 11, 2011 by lynn hasselberger
photo: flickr.com by inewcom
Whether you drink bottled water or not, this short video from Nautical Tribe is definitely worth watching.
Today Only: Free Reusable Water Bottle
To help inspire drinking from the tap, you’ll get a free SIGG reusable water bottle if you’re one of the next TEN people to purchase $50 or more from myEARTH360.com. (Value: $21.99. Style will vary depending on availability. Expires at 11:59 May 18th).
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Posted on January 21, 2011 by lynn hasselberger
And they can’t be recycled.*
Unless you have a health issue that prevents you from drinking directly from a glass, using a straw is superfluous. If you’re concerned about aging, sucking on a straw–like (more…)
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Posted on December 16, 2010 by lynn hasselberger
This post originally appeared in my column at elephantjournal.com.
Ho Ho Ho. Boo Hoo Hoo.
In the U.S., an additional 5 million tons of waste is generated during the holiday season (from Thanksgiving to New Years Day). 4 million tons of this is wrapping paper and shopping bags. Need I say more? Well I will.
* Food waste increases 25% — 28 billion pounds of edible food wasted (100 pounds per person)!
* 2.65 billion Christmas cards sold each year in the U.S. could f (more…)
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