Plastic pollution is the accumulation of synthetic plastics — think plastic bottles, plastic pack rings, plastic packaging, bottle caps, straws, and hundreds of other plastic items. It’s a widespread problem, and we need to do something about it. But why is it a problem? Plastic pollution causes harm to wildlife — animals ingest and choke on plastic.…Read More
Home furnishings could be replaced with a new wood-based degradable plastic that can be broken down without any harmful effects on the environment. Researchers in Sweden say this new material would replace traditional home furnishings such as cabinets, countertops, doors, and even wallboards. Unlike current home products — this new degradable wood-based plastic can be created…Read More
Over time, if left unattended, plastic bottles, carrier bags, and other plastic packaging will naturally break down. There are numerous ways this can happen — it could be a result of heat and sunlight, friction, oxidation, or even animals ingesting plastic. But either way, the plastic breakdown process begins here, but goes on forever. It’s…Read More
The topic of air pollution has never been more prevalent – here’s our basic guide to help you better understand air pollution and our environment. If you don’t already know, air pollution is when the air is contaminated (indoors or outdoors) by a chemical or biological agent that modifies the atmosphere. For example, these pollutants…Read More
Wind turbines are here to stay – a sustainable and renewable power source. In fact, over the last ten years, wind power capacity has grown 15% per year – it’s now the largest source of power in the United States, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Not only are wind turbines sustainable, but they’re beautiful…Read More
Global warming is a hot topic, a cause that affects everyone on the planet, especially the future generations. If nothing is done to prevent the rise of global warming, then future generations will experience warmer climates, severe flooding, rising ocean levels, and more severe consequences. Despite this, very few people know what they can do…Read More
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