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Earth in 2050
Earth in 2050

By Emmanuel Dean on Feb 06, 2020

Weather in 2050 - It’s gonna get HOT Globally, temperatures are expected to rise by 2 degrees compared to temperatures during the “pre-industrial” period (1850-1900).  An increase of only 2 degrees will lead...

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10 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

By Emmanuel Dean on Mar 26, 2020

Did you know, we produce around 300 million tons of plastic each year. And of that 300 million, around 8 million enter our oceans. Although recycling is doing a great job of preventing plastics from entering our oceans, in 2017, we only recycle around 8.4% of the plastics we produce. 

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5 Houseplants that can make you healthier | Zero Waste Living | Boomi
5 Houseplants That Can Make You Healthier

By Emmanuel Dean on Feb 28, 2020

Going green doesn’t just refer to purchasing eco-friendly products & being less wasteful… it can also literally mean adding more green into your life with potted plants! 

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5 Eco-Friendly Fonts You and Your Company Need to Know | Boomi Zero Waste SEA
5 Eco-Friendly Fonts You and Your Company Need to Know

By Emmanuel Dean on Feb 26, 2020

Not all fonts are created equal. So, if you or your company are concerned about creating unnecessary waste or having good green business practices, then here are five eco-friendly fonts we have found to help you reduce your negative impact on the environment. 

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Why You Shouldn't Geo-Tag + 9 Other Travel Tips
Why You Shouldn't Geo-Tag + 9 Other Travel Tips

By Emmanuel Dean on Feb 06, 2020

Eco-friendly living in an urban environment can often feel like trying to maintain a diet — being conscious of what & how much we consume, and adjusting our lifestyle to achieve a long-term benefit. And...

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5 Steps to Declutter & Find Balance
5 Steps to Declutter & Find Balance

By Emmanuel Dean on Feb 06, 2020

Decluttering is often seen as the first step to one's zero-waste journey. Everyone does declutter in different ways. However, here are 5 steps you can take today to create a more pristine and balanced living...

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Is Silicone Plastic?
Is Silicone Plastic?

By Emmanuel Dean on Jan 22, 2020

Regardless of how much green marketing claims that silicone is not a plastic, silicone is still considered a plastic by the plastic industry.

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10 Vegetables And Herbs You Can Easily Grow In Your Apartment
10 Vegetables And Herbs You Can Easily Grow In Your Apartment

By Emmanuel Dean on Jan 03, 2020

Growing your own vegetables is a great way to add colour to your household, save money on grocery shopping, and most importantly reduce the amount of environmental pollutants. Growing your own food helps reduce the amount of fossil fuels burnt as a direct result of imported foods from commercial farmers. It also reduces pollution caused by food packaging, pesticides, and fertilizers. However, not everybody has the space to grow a full garden of their own, so here below are a few plant suggestions that are perfect for growing indoors.

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Thai Supermarket Swaps Plastic Packaging For Eco-Friendly Banana Leaves
Thai Supermarket Swaps Plastic Packaging For Eco-Friendly Banana Leaves

By Emmanuel Dean on Dec 04, 2019

The Rimping supermarket in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, inspires a new method of eco-friendly packaging for supermarkets. Going against typical plastic packaging, Rimping supermarket was spotted bundling their vegetables such as spring onions, broccoli, lettuce, and cucumbers, in banana leaves.

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Coca-Cola Produces 200,000 Plastic Bottles A Minute
Coca-Cola Produces 200,000 Plastic Bottles A Minute

By Emmanuel Dean on Nov 15, 2019

As reports call on global companies to end the secrecy over their carbon footprint, Coca-Cola admits it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year.

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Balloons: Is It Worth The Damage?
Balloons: Is It Worth The Damage?

By Emmanuel Dean on Oct 16, 2019

In the journal published in Scientific Reports, PhD student Lauren Roman found that although hard plastics are the majority of debris consumed by seabirds, it has a lower chance of killing them compared to soft plastics such as balloons.

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Common Climate Change Myths
Common Climate Change Myths

By Emmanuel Dean on Sep 13, 2019

In its basic sense, the statement is true. The earth's climate has changed dramatically over the years, from sweltering hot weather to the ice ages. The Earth naturally goes through cycles of warming and cooling, but the difference is, these changes occurred over hundreds and thousands of years, whereas our climate has changed rapidly within the 100 years. The climate changes in recent years are entirely out of sync with previous climate cycles.

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