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Nearly Half the WorldâEUR(TM)s Trash Is Burned, and ThatâEUR(TM)s Worsening Climate Change | TakePart


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Christeen
- 115 days ago - takepart.com
Reduce, reuse and recycle. That will lesson the trash.



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AniMae Chi (434)
Monday September 1, 2014, 8:15 pm
Thank you for taking action to protect our communities from carbon pollution.
4,960 signatures

Thanx Christeen

 

Ted W. (103)
Monday September 1, 2014, 9:03 pm
Noted!!! Here where I was brought up each family burned trash behind house until the early 70s..then the city collected it and burned outside of city limits..by early 80s the stopped burning and began to bury landfills...today it is still buried but with all the plastic it will takeveons to decompose!!! Thanks Christeen for bringing this important issue up!!!
 

Inge Bjorkman (147)
Monday September 1, 2014, 11:26 pm
Signed.

Love
 

Bella F. (101)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 1:12 am
Signed. thank you
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 2:57 am
Thanks
 

Barbara V. (184)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 8:15 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 9:40 am
Signed-thx Christeen
 

Birgit W. (152)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 10:13 am
Signed, thanks Christeen.
 

Ed V. (189)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 11:46 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Margarita Rosberg (18)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 3:49 pm
Well I think there is a way to change it, try to recycle all. In South America there are many places where all the trash just get on a hill and the children searching things they can use again. In EU most of the countries recycle paper, plastic,clothes,glass,TV, dishwasher etc. etc. and sell the metals afterwards to Asia for big money.
To clean the air we have to invest first and to start to change our habbits, like now California with the plastic bags. We all can do a bit and most important to educate our children to be careful.Singapur and theHigways are clean, why not around the corner .
Years ago everybody tried to repair things, today we have to buy another one because the materials are terrible bad made.(mostly from China) and cannot be repaired. The washing machine breaks down after 6-8 years because the manufacturer like it that way. As long there is money more important than the climat , our generation has lost the play.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 8:50 pm
Certainly, recycling more will help, reducing a lot of the unnecessary packing would do a lot as there is far too much pollution in the world today.
 
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