• DIY Projects,  Sustainable Alternatives

    Zero Waste Home

    Zero Waste Home Waste elimination in the home is a new trend that is catching on among millennials. However, I am not talking about throwing away trash for the trash truck to haul away. Minimalism has been growing around the world and it encompasses living a life without excess. It hasn’t quite become a common lifestyle yet, but its slowly catching peoples attention. This lifestyle is predominantly about those who want to lessen the effects of waste on earth and their carbon footprint. The mantra of the experts is “Reduce, reuse, recycle”. This way of living is definitely not easy. I speak from experience because I myself am on this…

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    Plastic Pollution

      Plastic Pollution Plastic is becoming a huge epidemic in our society today. It not only affect marine life but also people on a microscopic level. Plastic takes a significant amount of time to dissolve or decompose and usually end up in our seafood. We may think that the plastic we put in the recycling bin is going to the right places, but a lot of it gets blown into the streets and it becomes a domino effect. Street sweeping was intended to clean up our street but all it does is push the garbage around and into the sewers which end up in our oceans. Year after year during the…

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  • Organizations & Companies,  Sustainable Alternatives

    Alternatives to a Plastic Toothbrush

    Alternatives to a Plastic Toothbrush Do you use a plastic toothbrush? If you think about how many toothbrushes we use per year, you’d know that we go through them pretty often. Toothbrushes aren’t recycled due to sanitation reasons and because of this they end up in the landfills and go to the ocean after where they will stay in the ocean. People are advised by their dentists to change their toothbrush every 3 months or as they get worn. Therefore, if you’re following these instructions it’s four per year. Four per year seems like a little but most people live to be around 70 years old, and it really adds up over time.…

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