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Recycling Market Changing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, China, Oregon, good news, plastics, plastic recycling )

- 33 days ago -
China set new standards for importing 'mixed' recyclables... at a National Recycling Coalition conference mrfs are reporting that they have found some destinations Agilyx Corp. in Tigard opens a new plant to process Styrofoam
7 Ways To Cut Junk Plastic Out Of Your Life
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, plastics, junk plastic, plastic pollution, ruined oceans, beachs, lakes, conservation, ecosystems, health, home, organic, sustainable, technology )

- 108 days ago -
When the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1, the obscure world of waste management entered a state of panic. China, the leading importer and processor of waste paper, metal, and plastic, had just enacted a ban on importing 24 kinds of solid waste
The Future of Plastics: Reusing the Bad and Encouraging the Good
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, recycling, plastics, reusing )

- 135 days ago -
Plastics have got themselves a bad name, mainly for two reasons: most are made from petroleum and they end up as litter in the environment.
PETITION: Demand a Tax or Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags in the United States!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastics, ban, environment, greenliving, eco-friendly, home, recycling )

- 443 days ago -
Over 380 billion single-use plastic bags are used every year. Meaning each person in the US uses about 3 bags every day totaling to 1,195 bags each year .
A Frightening Field Guide to Common Plastics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: babies, business, children, clothing, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, dangers, globalwarming, plastics, protection, recycling )

- 1541 days ago -
Read this info graphic chart and then check your pantry and refrigerator.
TAKE ACTION NOW! New Year's Resolution: Refuse Disposable Plastics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, protection, plastic pollution, plastics, eco-friendly, conservation, greenliving, greenproducts, green, family, environment, energy, ecosystems, Sustainabililty )

- 1602 days ago -
The Plastic Pollution Coalition launched a campaign this month aimed at reducing single use plastic in 2014.
PVC-U And The Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastics, greenproducts, environment, conservation, interesting, home )

- 1925 days ago -
There is now widespread concern over the depletion of the earth's resources and the environmentally damaging effects of many manufacturing processes. There is most certainly an increased need to utilise sustainable materials and a growing engagement
ACTION ALERT: Marine Plastics Kill! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastics, oceans, clean up, wildlife threatened, conservation, ecosystems, humans )

- 2203 days ago -
Plastics are poisoning the oceans. I have taken part in two separate analyses of beach sand on the Oregon coast, and the evidence is compelling and disheartening. We can clean the environment, but we have to start now.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Coca-Cola From Killing Our Ocean Life! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ocean life, plastics, destructive, protection, coca cola, ecosystems, humans, Sustainabililty )

- 2281 days ago -
Each year, hundreds of thousands of marine animals perish as a direct result of the plastic six pack rings used by Coca-Cola. Seals, turtles, sea birds and even dolphins are found washed ashore, their stomachs filled with our garbage.
ACTION ALERT: Clean Up Oceans for the Holidays, No More Ocean Plastics - Pass the Marine Debris Bill HR 1171 !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: oceans, plastics, clean up, ecosystems, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family )

- 2301 days ago -
The Marine Debris Act will address the impacts of ocean trash, continue the Interagency Marine Debris Coordinating Committee, and develop and maintain the Federal marine debris information clearinghouse.
20 Plastic Things You Didn't Know You Can Recycle
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, plastics, computers, credit cards, green living )

- 2330 days ago -
As a bonus to our "20 Things" list, we link you to our Green Business Network(TM) member, Terracycle, which accepts even more hard-to-recycle items, like candy wrappers, chip bags, butter tubs, and other single-use plastic items. Individuals, schools, non...
ACTION ALERT: Reduce Your Use of Plastics! PLEASE TAKE PLEDGE!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenliving, plastics, family, home, sustainable, shopping )

- 2349 days ago -
Take a minute to look at the items around you. Chances are many of them are made of plastic. This isn't surprising; almost everything we buy is plastic. If it isn't, it often still comes packaged in plastic and/or put in a plastic bag.
ACTION ALERT: DMB Clubs: Sign Our Petition to Stop the Use of Styrofoam Cups at the Village! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastics, syrofoams, destructive, enviornment, ban styrofoam, eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenliving, recycling )

- 2409 days ago -
Toxic chemicals leach out of these products into the food that they contain. These chemicals threaten human health and reproductive systems. 2. These products are made with petroleum, a non-sustainable, heavily polluting and disappearing commodity.
ACTION ALERT: The U.S. House of Representatives: Place a Hefty Environmental Tax on Every Plastic Bag Used in Commerce !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: oceans, plastics, enviornment, protection, plastic bag, tax, eco-friendly, recycling )

- 2454 days ago -
When the United Nations came forward with a study in regard to this issue, they reported that each square mile of the ocean has roughly forty-six thousand "pieces" of floating plastic in it.
ACTION ALERT: New York City Lets Go Next With San Jose and Pass a Landmark Plastic Bag Ban. ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastics, banning, eco-friendly, environment, recycling, ecosystems )

- 2714 days ago -
Plastic fragments contaminate even the most remote locations on earth. Harmful chemicals leached by plastics are present in the bloodstream and tissues of almost every one of us. Plastic pollution harms people, animals, and the environment.

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