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Better Wash Those Reusable Bags

We know reusable shopping bags are getting more popular, and if plastic bags are banned we’ll doubtless see more reusable bags in use (along with paper bags, but that’s another issue). The trick with reusable bags, however, is to keep them clean. Using the reusable bags for raw meat, poultry and fish may increase the(…)

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Better Wash Those Reusable Bags

We know reusable shopping bags are getting more popular, and if plastic bags are banned we’ll doubtless see more reusable bags in use (along with paper bags, but that’s another issue). The trick with reusable bags, however, is to keep them clean. Using the reusable bags for raw meat, poultry and fish may increase the(…)

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A Little Sewage for the Queen? Oh My!

How would half a billion tons of raw sewage affect a river? Well, ask around in Great Britain. Last Sunday London received a spot of rain, a little over an inch, and suddenly raw sewage erupted as overflow, dumping feces, condoms, industrial chemicals, and more into the Thames. We’re talking about nearly 500,000 tons of(…)

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China Cleaning Up its Act? Yeah, right.

The New York Times ran an article about China’s efforts to get its act together, environmentally speaking. Will it happen? Hardly. In terms of the environment, China leads the world in blatant and rampant destruction of the environment and it is not likely to stop. No country on earth is currently as destructive as China(…)

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Britons Unmoved by Bicycling? Of Course.

The British paper The Guardian came out with an article today titled, “Britons unmoved by pro-cycling campaigns.” It seems that after years of promotion, efforts to get more Britons to bicycle are falling flat. Seriously? Of course they’re falling flat. Just like in the U.S., people won’t start bicycling in large numbers until bicyclists get(…)

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