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Water Saving Tips For The Shower

  Using the shower is a necessity for most people in the morning. Did you know it’s one of the leading ways we use water at home? Try wrapping your head around this: The average American family spends $500 a year on water usage. When you allow the water to run…

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Plastiglomerate: A New Type of Rock

A brand new type of rock has formed from our plastic waste since we started using it in the 1950′s. Plastiglomerate rocks are mixture of rock, lava, beach sand and melted plastic that’s mixed together during extreme temperature conditions. Not until recently did people discover these bizarre looking rocks made…

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Pantyhose: From Legs to Landfills

In 1938, DuPont introduced a new material that revolutionized women’s stockings. Nylon is a synthetic fabric made from petroleum products and other harmful chemicals, making it the least eco-friendly textile that’s out there. Before the invention of nylon, women had to handwash their stockings. Over the years, they quickly became…

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Eco-Friendly School Supplies

A new school year is about to begin. Have you started the back-to-school shopping spree for supplies with your kids yet? School and office supplies impacts our natural resources each year. So, let’s start this school year by choosing eco-friendly school supplies! Did you know that every 42 notebooks made with…

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7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Electronics

There are many new ways to use your old electronics. You just have to find or create them, like this list of 7 upcycling ideas for old electronics. For some, these upcycling ideas may seem disrespectful, especially to their beloved old video games. But repurposing old electronics and games into something new…