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Would You Pay $60 for a Light Bulb Ad...

Would You Pay $60 for a Light Bulb Advertised to Last 20 Years? POLL

Phillips recently announced the introduction of its $60 light bulb touted to last 20 years, a claim that appears to be impossible to prove or disprove…at least for the next 20 years that is.

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Smart Plastic Products

Smart Plastic Products

Occasionally I am asked if I am against all uses of plastic or if I think all plastic should be banned.  Of course not, the answer is no. There are real and legitimate uses of plastic.  The problem is that unless plastics are reused and/or recycled they last forever.  As has been pointed out here […]

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TOXIC RIVERS … TOXIC WATER

TOXIC RIVERS … TOXIC WATER

One of the most precious resources we have on planet earth is water … clean drinkable water. Seventy-five percent (75%) of the world’s surface is covered in water, most of it is salt water which humans cannot drink.  A mere 2.5% of the earth’s water is fresh water; drinkable if we don’t pollute it with […]

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TARGET STORES TO ELIMINATE SINGLE USE...

TARGET STORES TO ELIMINATE SINGLE USE PLASTIC BAGS – BRING YOUR OWN BAG IS THE NEW CHIC

It seems that the US is lagging behind most countries in the world when it comes to reducing or eliminating the unnecessary use of single use plastic bags. China, Ireland, India, Bangladesh, Denmark, Canada, Belgium have all moved forward in this direction.  For more detailed information see “Trends from Around the World” at Reusable Bags. […]

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Plastics Industry Fights Against Reus...

Plastics Industry Fights Against Reusable Bags

SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE! The Canadian Plastics Industry conducted a  commission to study reusable bags and found problems with them.  Hmmm … anyone really surprised?  No? Me neither. Here’s a portion of what the plastics industry in Canada found: The Canadian Press (May 20,  2009) TORONTO — The growing popularity of reusable grocery bags could pose […]

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OK, WE’RE 100% DIGITAL. NOW WHA...

OK, WE’RE 100% DIGITAL. NOW WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO WITH ALL THOSE OLD TV’S?

This blog is about plastic, but the longer we are involved in the green movement the more apparent our disposal of almost everything that we use has to be examined, discussed, & improved! OK, we’re a 100% digital.  Now what?  In others words, what is going to happen to all of those “old” TV’s?  The […]

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WORLD OCEAN DAY CAME AND WENT WITH BA...

WORLD OCEAN DAY CAME AND WENT WITH BARELY A MENTION IN THE MSM

Monday, June 8th 2009, was World Ocean Day.  Few in the MSM noticed.  Weren’t all these guys eco-friendly advocates just a few weeks ago? It seems talk is cheap.  Big name media corporations, like Universal’s NBC & MSNBC, tied themselves to Earth Day recently.  They were shouting to the world, “See how green we are?” […]

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KIRSTIE ALLEY PACKS ON THE LBS & ...

KIRSTIE ALLEY PACKS ON THE LBS & TONS MORE PLASTIC IS DUMPED IN OUR OCEANS  . . . AND THE CONNECTION?

Updated since Kirstie’s appearance on Oprah yesterday.  Please check out our new Diet and Life Style page … if you are looking for help loosing weight and keeping it off!   What’s so funny? Well not Kirstie’s weight gain or  thousands of tons of additional plastic contaminating our oceans and the environment every year. I […]

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DEAR OPRAH – THANKS FOR THE EAR...

DEAR OPRAH – THANKS FOR THE EARTH DAY SHOW

Dear Oprah: Have you been reading my blog? As one of millions of viewers that saw your Earth Day show about the impact of plastic in our oceans and in our environment last week, I thought. “is it just possible?”  I was thrilled to see many of the images and issues that people like me, […]

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OPRAH'S EARTH DAY SHOW – M...

OPRAH'S EARTH DAY SHOW – MUCH MORE THAN TALK – BRAVO!

Lots of people and corporations talk about Earth Day and do little else. Over at MSNBC while they are talking  about “Green is Universal” their anchor people and morning on-air personalities sip out of plastic bottles and cups. Today, Oprah aired a magnificent show that FOCUSED on many of the plastic topics I have been […]

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