Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly June 18, 2019 posted by

Recycling Isn’t The Answer – plastic waste is ending up in landfills anyway

This is a message for the North American readers out there: Recycling will not solve our plastic problem. This seems like a strong statement but it’s true. Most of what you think you’re recycling just ends up in a landfill somewhere else and that’s . . not helping anything.


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Recycling Isn’t The Answer – plastic waste is ending up in landfills anyway
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 18, 2019 posted by

Warning Stripes Visualization – how does climate change look in your area?

We do really good with visualizations. When we can put abstract ideas, like climate change, into something we can see, people understand it better. As with most things, simple goes a long way. Which is why the Warning Stripes Visualization works so well and now you can see it for your area.


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Warning Stripes Visualization – how does climate change look in your area?
Eco Friendly June 12, 2019 posted by

Stay Optimistic About Climate Change – it’s scary but it’s not the end of the world (yet)

Climate news got you down? Not surprising, it’s a lot of gloom and doom. Well, not so much gloom, you know, because of the climate change. But lots of doom! You’re not alone but you know what? Falling into despair won’t help us. Staying optimistic, even though things are scary, may help us gain better outcomes.


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Stay Optimistic About Climate Change – it’s scary but it’s not the end of the world (yet)
Eco Friendly June 12, 2019 posted by

Plastic is Complex – Reddit thread breaks down sustainable plastics

Biodegradable plastic is a really interesting concept and a future that incorporates such products on a large scale is one that is exciting in a lot of ways. But as we learn more about the issue of plastics when it comes to sustainability, we need to realize that it’s not as easy as just replacing plastics with something else. This interesting Reddit thread outlines some of the hurdles.


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Plastic is Complex – Reddit thread breaks down sustainable plastics
Eco Friendly June 11, 2019 posted by

Tap – find water wherever you go

Drinking water is SO GOOD for you. You probably aren’t drinking enough and you should do more. But plastic bottles are so not good for the earth and you should use less of them. So what do you do when you’re out and about, trying to stay hydrated while not creating more pollution? Check out tap, the app that tells you were you can fill up your bottle.


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Tap – find water wherever you go
but is it art? June 5, 2019 posted by

Bioglitter – the eco-friendly glitter alternative

Glitter, the shiny stuff we love to hate. Or just love to love. Your feelings may vary on the subject of glitter. But however you feel about it, it’s everywhere and it’s made of plastic so not great for the planet. Now there’s a pollution friendly alternative. Bioglitter, the plastic free, biodegradable glitter alternative.


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Bioglitter – the eco-friendly glitter alternative
Eco Friendly June 3, 2019 posted by

Conference Swag – this common marketing tool is killer on the environment

If you go to conventions, like work conventions, not comic, then you’re likely REALLY familiar with the free swag. Pens, magnets, tote bags all branded with company logos to get you to remember their services, whatever they may be, after you leave the weekend. This is not great for the environment.


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Conference Swag – this common marketing tool is killer on the environment
Eco Friendly May 20, 2019 posted by

Better Health By Going Electric – making the way for electric cars may improve health

Switching to electric vehicles is good for the environment, less emissions! But did you know, it could be good for our health too? A new paper looks at the costs of building electric vehicle charging infrastructures vs health costs and the numbers are looking good for electric cars.


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Better Health By Going Electric – making the way for electric cars may improve health