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BY Sam Colyer ·
28·09·21
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas, and inspiration from across the world that demonstrate how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. This time we’re looking at food waste and some of the inspiring yet perhaps unconventional ways to tackle the problem.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
25·09·21
Balloons signify celebrations and colorful fun times. You might wonder if it’s possible to exclude them when shopping for your party items. The question is, can you recycle balloons? What happens to the ones we use after the celebration is over?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
24·09·21
As we become more conscious of living an eco-friendly lifestyle, we can't help but ask - are egg cartons recyclable? In this article we look at how to recycle them and suggest creative ways you can reuse your egg cartons.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
10·08·21
If you are a gardener or simply a plant lover who loves buying plants, you will most likely have a collection of plant pots or containers lying around. While plants are beneficial to the environment, most plants come in plastic pots harmful to the environment. So what happens when you need to dispose of these […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
01·08·21
Water is as important to humans as air. Having clean drinkable water available at all times wherever we are, is essential. People who do not have drinkable water running in their home pipes often turn to one option; bottled water. For this reason, the most used container is the plastic bottle. The world buys a […]
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
28·07·21
This month is  Plastic Free July which is celebrated across the globe.  It encourages millions of people to be part of the solution to the single-use plastic waste problem at home, work, school, and even at restaurants. So, we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.    The global coronavirus pandemic heightened the plastic pollution […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
25·07·21
Pillows provide that extra comfort that makes sleeping in bed and sitting on the couch more enjoyable. They help prevent joint pain and stiffness caused by lying or sitting in one position for a long time. Pillows are great, but they don't last forever. So if you’re wondering what to do with those used pillows […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
19·07·21
People now advocate for the use of more eco-friendly materials for products. Silicone is often regarded as a healthier and more environmentally-friendly item for household and food packaging products. However, is silicone recyclable when it hits the end of its lifespan?
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
17·07·21
Aluminum foil is a common product within households. It serves various purposes; from wrapping edible items to lining baking trays for an easy wash. Industries also use this paper-thin shiny sheet for purposes such as insulation. Apart from the regular plain foils, there are also containers made from aluminum. These include products like pie plates […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
13·07·21
Perhaps the most enjoyable part of unwrapping packages is getting to pop the air bubbles in the plastic bubble wrap. Bubble wrap has helped to prevent untold damages to fragile goods since it was invented. There is no doubt about its usefulness, but as someone who is eco-conscious, you’re likely still left with the question […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·07·21
Every time we flush wet wipes that contain plastics they slowly release microplastics and toxins into the waterways and land. Furthermore, there’s also a major challenge of wipes blocking sewage systems. Due to this growing concern, there’s a need to consider plastic-free alternatives to wet wipes. Here's 12 best alternatives to wet wipes.
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