We all want to do the right thing when we throw out our trash. And that trash, unless it is composted or recycled, goes to a landfill. EPA requires that landfills block out air, moisture, and sunlight, all essential ingredients for proper biograding (and.
We don’t usually think about toilet paper until it runs out, but we should. Its ubiquitous presence and low cost misrepresent the dramatic and irreversible toll it is taking on our boreal forests. As with paper towels discussed last week, those forests are also.
Clean, white, absorbent paper towels are a mainstay in most kitchens, but they come at an environmental, if not financial, cost. In the US, much of the fiber likely comes from boreal forests in Canada… mature trees cut down for the purpose. While some.
We spent a number of weeks last year discussing the danger of plastics in their production, use, and disposal. We emphasized our personal responsibilities for alleviating the problem. Unfortunately, the problem is likely to grow bigger in the near future. Major oil companies, facing.
The pet food industry is big business—we spend about $25 billion on it every year, with about the same caloric value as all the food eaten annually in France. Advertising has tried to convince us that our pets can’t possibly live healthy lives without.