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Why All of Us Should Finally Stop Using Plastic Straws?

More and more countries or large retailers are banning plastic straws. Unfortunately bans alone won't change much, what we need is a global social movement! Luckily, plastic straws are quickly becoming a dining taboo, here's why: Less than 9% of all of the plastic we use every day gets recycled.  Instead, most end up in landfills or worst case scenario: in the ocean. That problem won't be fixed by saying 'no' to plastic straws, but from what environmentalists say letting go of a single piece of plastic could be the first step in a much-needed larger behavioral change. In September, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a first-of-its-kind bill aimed at reducing straw waste in the state. Starting in 2019,...

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6 Bamboo Products That Will Make Your Life Zero Waste

Plastic pollution remains a huge problem and the numbers are truly frightening. For instance, since the 1950's we've produced around 8.3 billion of plastic worldwide, from which ONLY 9% has been recycled! You now probably wonder: ‘wait, we have produced? I have nothing to do with it, just living my life as usual’… However, the truth is that our daily habits have a profound impact on the environment. You would be surprised by how much plastic you buy and throw away. Look around. Do you see your plastic toothbrush in your bathroom or that plastic comb that you use every day? After reading this article, you won’t look at them in the same way. We hope to bring you different and fresh perspective...

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