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The world has a plastics problem. Every day, approximately 8 million pieces of plastic make their way into the world’s oceans and plastic pollution can now be found on every beach in the world, from busy tourist beaches to uninhabited tropical islands. Bioplastics, plastics produced from biomass feedstocks, could help solve the problem. Bioplastics such read more
By Linda Stewart Americans are using more water every year. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average family uses 320 gallons of water per day and that could swell up to 1,000 gallons in the summer. Fortunately, there is an effortless way to reduce our water footprint and water bills. Rain barrels read more
By Linda Stewart The task of refurbishing and restoring old and used furniture and other home accent items is sometimes harder than what you expect. Instead of being caught in a chaotic or dangerous situation, keep the following in mind while you prepare to start the refurbishing process. Do Your Research Before you even break read more
By Linda Stewart One of the few landscaping elements that literally blankets itself with flowers and foliage, a garden trellis brings a welcome sense of peace and serenity to your property. With basic tools, inexpensive materials, and a free day or two, you can build a simple garden trellis that will add grace and charm to read more
By Linda Stewart On the banks of the Hoquiam River in southwestern Washington, a mostly sunken vessel lies along a bank at an angle with only its mast and the top of its pilothouse marking its resting place. This stretch of river is a misty, placid working patch of water marked with boats, boatyards and Highway read more
By Linda Stewart Oregon plans to suspend its recycling program for up to two years to re-educate the public on ways to improve the process. China has stopped accepting most recycling materials from the U.S. due to contamination. “The recycling world is changing dramatically worldwide,” said City Administrator Mike Beazley at a recent council meeting. read more