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Rise Above Plastic

Rise Above Plastic

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We hope that this week’s Rise Above Plastic series has helped you to become more aware of the effects of plastic to your health and the environment.  With a little information, and a little action, we can prevent cancer and a number of other health ... Read More ›

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#6 Plastic is Not So Fantastic

FACT: A 1986 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on solid waste named the polystyrene manufacturing process as the 5th largest creator of hazardous waste. The fact above is more than baffling. How is it possible that the US has known for ... Read More ›

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Plastic, Plastic Everywhere

I was sharing with Kevin that this week’s eco tip series makes me feel like the world is going to end and it’s all because of societies need to create quick fixes without considering the long-term consequences.  For instance, today’s plastic is known ... Read More ›

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Lots of Controversy Around #4 Plastic

FACT: Plastic is a material that can only be down cycled. This means when it is “recycled” it can only be turned into less valuable items. Plastic bags and bottles, like all forms of plastic, create significant environmental, health, and economic ... Read More ›

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Third Time is Not a Charm

FACT:  According to the Center for Health, Environment, & Justice more than 7 billion pounds of PVC is throw away every year in America, and only 0.1% to 3% of it is recycled. PLASTIC TYPE PVC or Vinyl: The third type of plastic is polyvinyl ... Read More ›

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First Is Worst and Second is Best?

FACT:  According to the American Chemistry Council every ton of recycled plastic saves about four barrels of oil. As mentioned yesterday, in 2009 30 million tons of plastic was produced.  Imagine the dent we could create in the consumption of oil if ... Read More ›

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Seven Types of Plastic

Did you know there are seven types of plastic?  This week we’re going to shed some light on one different type of plastic each day.  We’ll share the impact of each type of plastic on your health and the environment. FACT:  According to the United ... Read More ›

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