Since the industrial revolution, societies have been driven to consume. The consumerist world exploded after the world wars and continued to expand to this day. Children are raised to do good in school, get a high paying job and live years of abundance. 1,033 more words
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A new 43-page report released on Thursday by The Repair Association highlights this issue. Its purpose is to bring attention to the lax environmental standards that give every corporation a shining gold star for achieving the bare minimum—like some level of energy efficiency—while completely disregarding meaningful steps that would make a difference to both your wallet and the environment.
By Tomorrow, We Will Have Consumed More Resources So Far This Year Than the Planet Is Capable of Regenerating
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We humans use a lot of stuff — so much stuff, in fact, that we consume more in a year than the planet is capable of regenerating.
In Britain many of the population are already overweight or obese and many more are likely to become overweight in the years to come. Our current lifestyles make it easy for us to develop poor health or gain weight, with so much food available to us and little need for physical activity in our day-to-day lives. 777 more words
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Recycling cans, glass and paper is great, but now it is time to take your recycling efforts to the next level!
An easy way to get started on your Next Level Recycler journey is by recycling a certain material that we all use: Polystyrene Foam.
In the Balance asks this week – is personal ownership on its way out?