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Which Reusable Water Bottle Is Best?

"I do believe that there will be a time when we look back and say, ‘Oh yeah, that was the plastic age. Look what we did to ourselves.' And to be honest, I think the plastic footprint is a greater risk…

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The World’s First Truly Biodegradable Water Bottle

Our society is addicted to single use, "disposable" containers, and as a result, plastic waste is choking our landfills and oceans. Recent statistics confirm that the bottled water industry is one…

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Hamster in the House

My family is growing. We'll be getting a new member next week. Namely, a hamster, earnestly requested by my younger daughter, will be the surprise Christmas present next week. I'm scared. I don…

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15 Creative Ways to Recycle and Reuse (2 videos)

You probably put glass, plastic, and tin cans in the recycle box to be carted away. You may take plastic bags back to the grocery store. But have you thought of the 15 ideas in these two videos? …

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What’s in Your Bag? Ideas To Help You Waste Less

Whenever I speak to groups, one of the biggest hits is always my backpack.  It's quite odd because it's something I never even intended as a teaching tool, yet somehow has become synonymous with my at…

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