We haven’t created the plastic pollution crisis, industry has. However, we can try to mitigate the problem using the following 10 strategies.
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12 Ways to Fight the Pandemic Plastic Push
Just when we had begun to make big strides against plastic pollution, some businesses have banned reusables. Here’s what we can do to cut plastic waste.
Do It for the Cash
Let’s say you don’t care about the environment at all. All you care about is money. Why? Well, perhaps you’re testing the theory that money can’t buy you happiness—and you demand first-hand proof. Maybe you have a psychological disorder—greed may be just that. Or possibly you look forward to living in the most unequal society […]
10 Alternatives to Bottled Water and Soda
If you do nothing else to reduce your waste or if you want to start on the zero-waste, plastic-free path and don’t know where to start, consider cutting store-bought bottled beverages. The gazillion plastic bottles these drinks leave behind create an environmental mess that Big Soda expects us—the consumer—to clean up for them. In addition, because […]
Plastic Microbead-Free Toothpaste
Click here to jump to the recipe Please don’t tell my dentist… For many years (probably about a decade) too many of my teeth had hurt when I ate not just hot or cold foods, but when I drank a mere glass of water or rinsed my teeth with water after brushing them. Then last year […]