Earth911TV: Compostable Vs. Biodegradable Vs. Recyclable

September 3, 2015 by  
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As recycling continues to become more common for a lot of people, there’s still confusion and questions about what can be recycled and what the difference is between recycling and composting. What products are “biodegradable” versus “compostable”?…

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11 Ways To Upcycle A T-Shirt

September 3, 2015 by  
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How many t-shirts are in your drawers? It’s estimated that over 2 billion t-shirts are sold each year (2012, Repair the World). T-shirts are a staple in our families wardrobe, but what happens to t-shirts when they don’t get worn any longer? You…

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FoodBizSupply Offers 10% Off Sustainable Food Service Supplies

December 8, 2009 by  
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Image via FoodBizSupply . Today’s TreeHugger Deal$ comes to you from FoodBizSupply , an eco-centric wholesaler of more than 300 sustainable food service supplies. They also offer one-on-one consultation to help buyers select the right green products for their event or establishment.

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Fungi Could be the Death of Styrofoam Cups

December 2, 2009 by  
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Photos via Ecovative Design For years now, coming into contact with polystyrene, or as it´s better know, Styrofoam, has been nearly unavoidable, despite the well-documented hazardous effects it has on the environment–namely, that it can´t easily be recycled nor does it biodegrade. Oh, and it´s petroleum based, too. As a result, far too much of the 35 million tons of the stuff produced yearly ends up floating in our oceans, lakes, and streams, or blowing like tumbleweed through our streets and parks, ..

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Bio-Plastics Could Replace Up to 90% of Plastics, But Not in Short Term

November 9, 2009 by  
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270 Million Tons of Plastics in 2007 Bioplastics are certainly not a panacea – they have their problems – but if we are to someday move to a world free of fossil fuels (by choice or by necessity), we’ll need something to make plastics. Researchers from Utrecht University conducted a study that was commissioned by the associations European Bioplastics and the European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence (EPNOE), and their findings were pretty interesting…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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In Defense Of TetraPak

November 2, 2009 by  
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Image Source: TetraPak TetraPak, the company that makes aseptic milk carton-like packaging that holds everything from wine to soup to tomato sauce, has been receiving a lot of coverage in the green media lately, both good and bad . This surge in attention is in part due to a recent TetraPak-sponsored media event in Sweden, that I had the fortune to…

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