Posts tagged plastic
The Heavyweight Fight Over Shopping Bags

Updated August 2014

To be honest, I didn’t really get the environmental furor over plastic bags, AT FIRST! What really has opened my eyes is the enormous problem of plastic litter. You see it everywhere and it never seems to go away. That’s because unlike paper, plastic doesn’t biodegrade and can last for hundreds of years.

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Food Miles Really Matter for Canned Foods

Updated August 2014

12% of our carbon emissions come from food, and a lot of that is the result of transportation.  Whether it's trucking canned foods across the country or flying fresh fruits and vegetables up from the equator, what kind of foods we choose to buy can have a huge impact on our carbon footprint. 

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