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Canadian Fashion Designer Makes Shoes that Grow into Apple Trees, Instead of Landfills

The legend of Johnny Appleseed: the man who walked about Ontario and the northern United States spreading apple pips, takes root in a new pair of kicks that biodegrade and grow an apple tree when they are discarded. Tackling plastic pollution is the principle purpose behind the new shoe, but they also help the environment […]

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How Global Warming is Impacting Our Beauty Products – ELLE.com

When Nancy Gagnon, a formulator at the Designer Beauty Lab in Santa Ana, California, ventured out into a summer heat wave wearing a full face of makeup, the final look wasn’t quite what she was going for: “Half of my…

Why Everything You’ve Heard About Plastics Is Wrong

By now you must have noticed how many of the big news stories that have political significance to the left, and are hyped for months or years (or even decades) on end throughout the mainstream media, turn out to be…

Tap Water Produces a Protective Shield Against Microplastics, Scientists Discover

Tap water produces a natural protective shield against harmful microplastics, which can help prevent household products from releasing them. That’s according to a team of scientists from AMBER, the SFI Centre for Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research, Trinity, and University College Dublin. The research from Ireland reveals that tap water contains trace elements and minerals, which […]

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Recycling

Understanding the Differences Between Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Recycling

Did you know there are several types of recycling? It’s not surprising if you don’t. Most consumers don’t stop to think about what happens to the items they put in their curbside bin. You’ve done your part as soon as you send off the items for recycling. What happens at a recycling facility? It’s just as […]

Higher Prices Are The Cost Of Biden’s War On Energy

On the 2020 campaign trail, Joe Biden promised to create for America a green economy. He specifically mentioned that the way to do this is to denigrate fossil fuels. Now that this mentally-addled man has been installed as president, he…

Two reports suggest 1.5C target for global warming is hanging by a thread – The Irish Times

Expectation is building for next month’s Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow, with the mantra of many climate activists – “keep 1.5 degrees alive” – getting louder by the day. Keeping global warming to within 1.5 degrees is the key target…

20,000 Pounds of Trash Removed From Pacific Garbage Patch: ‘Holy mother of god. It worked!’

“The Great Pacific Garbage Patch can now be cleaned,” announced Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat, the wonderkid inventor who’s spent a decade inventing systems for waterborne litter collection. Recent tests on his Ocean Cleanup rig called System 002, invented to tackle the 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic pollution, were a success, leading Slat to predict that […]

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Recycling

What Are The Easiest Materials to Recycle?

Have you ever stopped to think about what happens to the items you put out in your recycling bin? What about the ones you bring to a recycling center? Each goes through a process of collection, processing, and eventual reuse.Some items are more challenging to recycle than others. That’s why you start to run into […]

How China Made A Mockery Of Boris Johnson’s New Green Jobs Boast

A bleak autumn day at Methil on the south Fife coast. In front of us, the once-thriving yard where some of the North Sea’s biggest oil and gas platforms were built is almost empty. There’s just mud, puddles, and piles…

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