Posts by tag: sustainable living

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 4, 2019 posted by

FUTURECRAFT.LOOP – the shoe with a life cycle

Recycling and reusing things are two of the big ways we can help the environment. There are things that we generally just use until they have to be tossed though. Like sneakers. Wear them until they’re falling apart, right? Well Adidas wants to make a change with that with the FUTURECRAFT.LOOP, the fully recyclable sneaker.

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FUTURECRAFT.LOOP – the shoe with a life cycle
hmm..interesting April 26, 2019 posted by

Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt

Changing your personal habits is a popular reaction to climate change issues but scientist aren’t so sure that our small lifestyle changes will be even close to enough to make a real difference. What is clear is that companies and governments making mass changes will. So the advice? Keep fighting for policy changes and accountability for corporations but make the changes that you can and encourage others as well.

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Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt
Eco Friendly April 25, 2019 posted by

Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate

It’s going to take a lot to make the sort of changes we need to disrupt climate change, everyone knows that, right? Well, maybe that’s not exactly true. Maybe a small push, at just the right time, might be good too. Researchers have proposed a new theory, that smaller changes enacted at critical points might help to turn back the clock on the changing world.

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Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate
Eco Friendly April 2, 2019 posted by

Natural Forests as Carbon Captures – this does not mean more farming

More green spaces, in general, make for better climate outcomes. More trees and plants to clean out the air and bonus, large green spaces create other favorable outcomes for humanities. But it’s important to keep something in mind about this. Not all green spaces are the same and for the biggest impact, we need native trees, not just. . . plants. Especially not just one type of plant.

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Natural Forests as Carbon Captures – this does not mean more farming