Waste & Recycling

Waste & Recycling

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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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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·07·21
Polystyrene use will rival the popularity of plastic bags. Almost all manufacturers use it one way or the other. From electronics to packaging and building insulation, this versatile material does everything from keeping our deliveries from breaking to keeping us warm. The product is widely consumed, and we should all be concerned about its environmental […]
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
07·06·21
The unforeseen occurrence of the global covid-19 pandemic has resulted in the use of unmanageable levels of biomedical plastic protective equipment (PPE) which have played significant roles in protecting people during the COVID-19 pandemic at a great cost to the environment. The widespread use of single-use PPE created a massive disruption in the supply chain […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·06·21
With recycling, you can do your bit in reducing pollution, climate change, and waste almost effortlessly. Perhaps the best thing when you follow our recycling tips below is that you can make the most of your local facilities, helping guarantee maximum recycling of your waste.
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
30·05·21
If you’re an avid coffee drinker, the chances are that you need your morning boost daily. Our coffee fix often entails taking a trip to the coffee shop. Unfortunately, single-use coffee cups are no fix for the environment. Whether it’s the paper cups for a hot drink or the plastic for an iced beverage, they […]
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