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Cleaning Your Reusable Shopping Bags

A recent study found that just only 3% of shoppers who use reusable bags regularly wash them.
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Is Reusing A Single-Use Plastic Bottle Safe?

Is using a single-use plastic bottle over and over again a good way to reduce waste?
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Eco-Friendly Glitter Biodegrades In 30 Days

Glitter has a checkered past. While a fun addiction of sparkle to cards, parties and makeup, it has a dark side of polluting the environment. There has been an increasing voice to ban glitter overall because the micro-plastic it is make from ends up in our ocean and eventually into our food supply...
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Use A Plastic Cap To Keep An Egg From Rolling Off The Counter

Eggs are an incredible food! Low in calories and packed with protein, it's a tasty way to start the day! But as soon as you pull the out of the carton, they take on a life of their own and begin to roll around the counter. In an instant that beautiful egg ends up falling off the edge of the counter...
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Public Shaming For Those Using Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags

Last week we shared with you a story on the amount of plastics we consume daily without even knowing it (and it's a lot). It's no surprise that many communities and governments are looking to reduce our use of plastic items; particularly single-use plastic items such as food containers, bags,...
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We Consume A Lot Of Plastic And That Can Not Be Good

Plastic has been a news headline for quite some time and it is just about everywhere, including your body. A new study found that the average person swallows about 50,000 pieces of plastic per year. That’s between 126 and 142 tiny particles of plastic every day. But it isn't just what we're eating...
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Switch To Reusable Produce Bags

A while ago you made the switch from one-time use plastic shopping bags to reusable tote bags. However you are still bringing home a lot of one-time use plastic bags that hold your fruits and vegetables. While many grocery stores have switched out their clear plastic produce bags for the green-...
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Make A Make-Shift Bib With Glad Press N' Seal

Eating some foods come with the risk of dripping sauces or squirting juices, which can be a problem when you're running late for a meeting. Usually you reach for a napkin and tuck a corner of it in your shirt and while this works most of the time, there's a better way to make a make-shift bib, Glad...
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Recycle Used Contact Lenses With This Free Program

Monthly and daily wear contacts have made life easier for the estimated 45 million Americans who wear contact lenses . But what a lot more attention focused on microplastic pollution, it has left many contact wearers with a questions. What do you do with your old contact lenses. Believe it or not,...
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Keep Plastic Mail Envelopes Out Of Your Recycle Bin

Recycling is simple enough. Paper, glass, cans and plastic can all be recycled for another round of use. However those plastic mailers that are delivered to your mailbox or doorstep from Amazon should not be placed in the recycle bin. According to a recent report Amazon’s new, non-recyclable...
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