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Say Goodbye to Plastic in Your Beauty Routine With Solid Beauty Products

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Plastic pollution is one of the main issues the world is facing today. Depending on the chemical composition of plastic, it may take from 50 to 600 years to decompose. In the meanwhile, plastic waste endangers ecosystems and contributes to the greenhouse gas emission. However, getting rid of plastic is proving a hard endeavour since …

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What Is the Impact of Automotive Industry on Climate Change?

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Marshall McLuhan, in his attempt at describing the effects of technology on modern culture, defined modern technologies as an extension of the human body. So, for example, the auto is an extension of our foot. And he did not stop there since he also admitted that these extensions have negative consequences as well. More specifically, …

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Effect of Climate Change on Seasonal Monsoon in Asia

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Liquid (ocean) and solid (land) matter absorb heat in a different way. The process of heating up and cooling down is slow in the liquid matter while fast in solid matter. During the summer, the sun heats both land and water. However, the land loses heat faster than water. The difference in temperature between landmasses …

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How To Recycle Old Clothing (Without Taking It to Landfill)

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As a consequence of fast fashion, people in developed countries buy more and more new clothes. Surveys have shown that people buy around 60% more clothing items every year. This means that the textile waste is increasing year by year – and so does the pollution produced by it. Clothes are hardly recycled, thus making …

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Why Bioplastics Are no Eco-Friendly Alternative to Plastic

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Bioplastics are plastic materials made of renewable plant or animal material – known as biomass – just like corn starch, recycled food waste etc. Compared to plastic, bioplastics employ these materials as substitutes for fossil fuel. For some time, these kind of materials were considered an eco-friendly alternative to plastic. However, recent findings have shown …

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How to Save Energy When Using Your Computer: Tips and Tricks

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Reducing the consumption of electricity is important, not only to save on bills but also to respect the environment. This means that we can all contribute to this noble cause by avoiding waste, which daily involves our appliances, the lights of our home and, last but not least, our computer. A normal computer operating for …

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How to Save Electricity – and Also Money – at Home

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An average family could save electricity at home both in terms of appliances and heating. In particular, some studies suggest that it is possible to save up to 10% on the use of appliances and 40% on heating without giving up or replacing appliances. How to cut energy bills by 50%? Simply by using resources …

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How to Teach Children Not to Waste: Tips for Parents

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We all urgently need to do something to protect our planet. We must produce less greenhouse gases and waste, act much more fairly and, above all, live a much more sustainable life. On a large scale, but above all on a small scale. And we must teach our children how to live more ecologically and …

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These Are the 5 Most Sustainable Restaurants in the World

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What we eat and consume has an impact on the environment. You don’t have to live vegan to do something about climate change. But also eating meat every day is not ok, since massive meat production not only involves the exploitation of animals, but also pollutes the planet more than agriculture. Anyway, it is not …

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How to Choose an Electric Bike: Practical Advice and Buying Guide

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Some people love walking, others cannot stand it and move by car even for short-distance routes. There are also people who are in love with cycling and try to use this means of transportation as often as possible. However, riding a bicycle for a long time or on steep paths requires a lot of effort …

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