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Tara Oceans Finds Plastic Among Plankton
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, plastic, pollution, protection )

- 815 days ago -
New findings from the Tara Oceans research expedition reveals a startling discovery - the presence of plastic fragments in all of the world's oceans. Based in the French research vessel Tara, a team of 15 scientists are on a comprehensive, 2.5 year
Haiti Bans Plastic Bags And Foam Products
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, plastic, ban, haiti, eco-friendly, protection )

- 820 days ago -
Haiti's government has announced a ban on importing, manufacturing and marketing polyethylene and polystyrene products as of Oct. 1 due to plastic and foam containers littering the country and hurting the ocean wildlife.
Tell Congress You Want a Bottled Water Free Inauguration! ACTION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, conservation, plastic, water bottles, green, sustainable, business, ecosystems, greenliving )

- 853 days ago -
The way we see it, the inauguration ought to celebrate the best of American democracy -- not act as a misleading marketing plug for the bottled water industry. But apparently, that's not what the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies...
My War Against Plastic Coffee Pods
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coffee pods, ecosystems, destruction, wildlife, plastic, oceans, greenliving, Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, conservation )

- 876 days ago -
Kaffeologie, the Seattle-based company behind the filter, is doing the exact opposite of what those capsule-coffeemakers are all about. This filter comes with a lifetime guarantee and according to co-founder Nate Jones, it can be used thousands of time.
Plastic Trash Island Disaster - Video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: marine life, plastic, pollution, video )

- 887 days ago -
We need to do something about this plastic problem. Plastic is not natural, it is man made and plastic floats and chokes the environment. It disrupts the food chain. If many people across the globe will pull together a difference can be made.
Plastic Pollution In Oceans On A Steady Rise
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, pollution, oceans, plastic, protection, conservation )

- 902 days ago -
Plastic finding its way into our oceans poses a huge environmental threat since plastic does not biodegrade - plastic photo degrades with sunlight and breaks into smaller and smaller pieces but never fully disappears. Some estimates have found that
The Process of Recycling Plastic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, recycling, plastic, protection, greenliving )

- 911 days ago -
Recycling plastic is a more complex process than first thought for a number of reasons. The first is because there are many different types of plastic, some of which can be recycled and some of which cannot. Also, many plastics have differing levels of
ACTION ALERT: Ban Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags in New Mexico! PLEASE SIGN1
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastic, toxins, dangerous, laws, ecoystems, ban plastic, new mexico, environment )

- 917 days ago -
This is important because we are consuming more and more virtually useless petroleum products. Single use plastic carrier bags are very toxic; we use them for 10 minutes and they take over 1000 years to decompose.
How Do Plastic Bags Affect Our Environment?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, pollution, plastic, eco-friendly )

- 926 days ago -
Plastic bags tend to disrupt the environment in a serious way. They get into soil and slowly release toxic chemicals. They eventually break down into the soil, with the unfortunate consequence being that animals eat them and often choke and die.
How Many Types Of Recyclable Plastic Are There?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, plastic, recycling, protection )

- 939 days ago -
Unfortunately for us all there isn't one type of plastic which we can use for everything and can be completely recycled. This is because in different applications (industrial, commercial and domestic), we need plastics to have variation to suit
CAMEROON: Stepping Naturally Away From Plastic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, food, plastic, banana leaves, Cameroon, natural, wrapping, BPA, environment, eco-friendly, safety, risks, health )

- 1083 days ago -
Maya Stelle, a restaurant manager in the capital of Cameroon, no longer uses plastic to wrap the corn-fufu that she sells to her customers. She now uses banana or plantain leaves instead, because these are "natural and it is our African culture to >>
ACTION ALERT; City of San Diego: Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastic, recyling, ban plastic, environment, eco-friendly, greenliving )

- 1115 days ago -
Californians use an estimated 12 billion plastic bags per year. Only three percent of these bags are actually recycled. The City of San Diego along with other municipalities statewide spend more than $25 million each year to clean up plastic.
Tapping Into America's Garbage Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy, Recycling Plastic, Waste To Energy, Energy Legislation, National Energy Strategy, Plastic, Recycling, Waste To Energy Legislation, Green News )

- 1136 days ago -
"Waste to energy" -- the ability to turn household waste into energy to power cars, homes and businesses -- isn't a new idea; it's been around for decades.
Recycled Plastic Bottle House Built in Nigeria
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Design / Green Architecture, Recycled, Plastic, Bottle, House, Built in, Nigeria )

- 1138 days ago -
Thousands of pieces of trash that would otherwise be clogging waterways and landfills in Nigeria have been turned into sturdy, and surprisingly attractive, construction materials in the village of Yelwa, where the country's first plastic-bottle house is
ACTION ALERT: Take Action Against Marine Debris !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: marine debris, plastic, protection, recycling, greenliving, eco-friendly, conservation, environment )

- 1444 days ago -
With so much trash and litter entering our ocean every year, the problem of preventing and reducing marine debris is an urgent challenge that we must meet to preserve the health of our ocean. Business, government and individuals can make a difference

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