Tackling transportation demand, smart growth and efficiency in Hawaii’s car culture

June 28, 2018 by  
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The transportation sector has typically made up about 30% of the carbon emissions from society, second to the utility sector. However, in 2016, transportation overtook utilities. This occurred even as cars became more efficient because we have built communities and a transportation sector that force people to travel 2% more per year every year.

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Adult Diapers Clog Landfills, Too

December 14, 2009 by  
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Image via: timmmip on Flickr.com Adult diapers, or incontinence pads as they are otherwise known, amounted to less than one percent of total landfill waste just two decades ago. Today, that number is closer to 7% and climbing . These pads are typically made from plastic and other non-biodegradable products meaning that not only is the volume of space they are filling up rising, but they’re also not breaking down any time soon.

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