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Plastic Particles Found in Most Tap Water

By Kim Robson: Whenever I see that scene in The Graduate where a young man is urged to invest in plastics, I want to shout at the screen, “Noooo!” The good news is that we’re recycling more and more plastic every year, even utilizing reclaimed plastic in 3D printing. The …

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Reduce Plastic—Fleece a Major Plastic Pollutant

By Fredrica Syren: I love fleece, and used to favor clothes and blankets made with it. Fleece is great: it’s light; it’s warm; it’s cheap; and it’s a great material for staying warm in the middle of a cold winter. So, what is the problem with fleece? The sad truth …

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Microbeads: A Major Issue

By Dawna Matthews: We use soap everyday — not a surprise. What is a surprise, though, is that many of us use something known as microbeads in our soap. These tiny beads, used as exfoliants, are not only in our soaps but also in other beauty care products such as …

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