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2 Ways To Clean Up The World This Weekend

Posted in Donate Car News, Friday, August 17, 2018 Every day can be filled with opportunities to help the environment if you keep an eye out. But this weekend, two international cleanup efforts are going on that you can hardly miss. The International Coastal Cleanup is Sept. 19 and Clean Up The World Weekend is going on from Sept. 18-20. Both cleanups will provide great opportunities around the world to make a positive impact on the environment. Clear Beach Trash On International Coastal Cleanup Day Unfortunately, the trash people produce ends up all over the world including the oceans. Plastic and microbeads in...

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How To Recycle Yard Waste

Posted in Donate Car News, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 It’s the time of the year for yard work, and maybe you have a summer’s worth of yard waste filling up bags in your garage. Or maybe you’re ready to take on a project before summer ends and you’re wondering where to recycle your yard waste. We can help. While recycling rules vary by city, recycling is incredibly beneficial to the environment and worth looking into!  Learn How To Manage Your Yard Or Wood Waste Although recycling rules do vary by city, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a lot of great...

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Ten Easy Ways To Live A More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Posted in Donate Car News, Friday, January 17, 2014 If you are tired of living a wasteful lifestyle and are resolved to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle this new year, you might feel a little overwhelmed about all of the big changes in your life. Starting something new can be stressful when you are unsure where to begin. Rest assured, you have already completed the most difficult step – deciding to make a change. Focus on smaller changes you can make easily before you tackle the more difficult steps of your eco-friendly resolution. Here are some easy and small changes you...

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Biodegradable and compostable alternatives to conventional plastics

Biodegradable and compostable alternatives to conventional plastics

J. H. Song,1 R. J. Murphy,2,* R. Narayan,3 and G. B. H. Davies1 Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. ABSTRACT Packaging waste forms a significant part of municipal solid waste and has caused increasing environmental concerns, resulting in a strengthening of various regulations aimed at reducing the amounts generated. Among other materials, a wide range of oil-based polymers is currently used in packaging applications. These are virtually all non-biodegradable, and some are difficult to recycle or reuse due to being complex composites having varying levels of contamination. Recently, significant progress has been made in the development of...

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