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How to safely dispose of old makeup and cosmetics

October 4, 2019

You toss on some rouge, a little mascara and cap it off with a swipe of lipstick. You think: Dayum, I look fine! And you know what? You do. But here’s the thing: even though cosmetics look good on people, they look…

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Solving the cigarette butt problem

October 4, 2019

Cigarette butts don’t get enough flak in the media. Instead, we focus on the usual suspects: plastic straws, coffee cups, plastic bags, etc. But the thing is, cigarette butts are just as bad, if not worse. The butt waste problem…

How to recycle shredded paper

October 4, 2019

What to do with all that shredded paper… 🤔 If you thought you could just toss it in your recycling bin and be done with it, you were wrong. For one, loose shredded paper doesn’t stay put. Introduce it to a strong…

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Why Can’t You Recycle Paper Coffee Cups?

October 4, 2019

These days, paper cups have a bad rap. That’s because they’re designed to be used only once before getting tossed out. We go through something like half a trillion disposable cups each year, or about seventy cups for every person on the…