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Raising Awareness of Plastic Waste

By BETTINA WASSENER New York Times August 14, 2011 HONG KONG — Most people are familiar with the concept of a carbon footprint. Many may also know there is such a thing as a water footprint. But whoever heard of … Continue reading

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Study: Bioplastics may harm environment

By Susanne Rust californiawatch.org August 5, 2011 Bad news about “environmentally friendly” biodegradable plastics: They may not be so environmentally friendly after all. According to research from North Carolina State University, biodegradable plastics can release large amounts of methane while … Continue reading

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Fixing the Pacific Plastic Problem

All of the plastic we’ve ever made is still in our environment, and a startling amount of it is in our oceans. Learn what others are doing locally to eliminate plastic from their lives. PacificaPatch.com By Dustin McGahan May 23, … Continue reading

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