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general April 1, 2020 posted by

LEGOs Last A Long Time In The Ocean – toy blocks can go for over 1000 years

The ocean is pretty harsh when you’re just out there, exposed to the rolling waters. So harsh in fact that it can break down plastics like LEGO bricks which are built tough. We’ve known for a while that the plastic toys could survive for a long time in the sea but scientists have recently discovered that “a long time” could be as much as 1,300 years!


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general April 1, 2020 posted by

Helpful Coronavirus Handout – some tips on staying safe

How to stay safe during this time is something that is at the top of everyone’s mind. Of course maintaining physical distance from others and washing your hands are top of everyone’s list but there are other things that you can do to help. Check out this handy PDF on how to protect yourself and your family from coronavirus more.


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general March 11, 2020 posted by

Wash Your Lyrics – make your own hand washing chart

Covid-19 is pretty serious but the best line of defense is still washing your hands. You should wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds to ensure they’re all the way clean. The easiest way to do this is to sing a song so you get the proper timing. Make it personal with Wash Your Lyrics, the site that will generate a hand washing chart with lyrics from a song you choose.


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Wash Your Lyrics – make your own hand washing chart
general February 11, 2020 posted by

Temperature Blankets and Chronicling Climate Change – these projects are helping track change

If you knit or crochet then you’ve probably heard of the temperature blanket. For every week of the year, you take the average temperature, represented by a color of yarn, and do a row of yarn work. At the end of the year, you’ve got a blanket to show for your efforts. They’re also chronicling climate change.


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Temperature Blankets and Chronicling Climate Change – these projects are helping track change
Eco Friendly November 22, 2019 posted by

LESS – the toilet coating that saves water

In order to save water, many people have turned to taking shorter (and sometimes less) showers. That’s great but there’s another spot in your bathroom where you could save. Your toilet. Some people just flush less but if that doesn’t seem like something you would be good with, there may be some hope in the future. LESS is a coating that makes the inside of your toilet so slippery nothing can stick to it.


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LESS – the toilet coating that saves water
general November 7, 2019 posted by

Diesel Vehicles Overtake Emissions Gain – what we drive needs more oversight to battle emissions

It’s been identified that emissions from cars are a problem. Most people know this and that’s why moving to electric is such an attractive option. But how big of a problem is staggering. Greenhouse gas emissions form diesel vehicles wiped out the gains from renewable energy.


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Diesel Vehicles Overtake Emissions Gain – what we drive needs more oversight to battle emissions