Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Fighting Food Waste With The Faithful

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Npr.org provides an interesting article about the partnership between the U.S. EPA and religious groups in order to distribute food waste to those in need, known as the Food Steward’s Pledge. This collaboration falls hand-in-hand with the common religious initiative of giving to the…

How many times can you recycle it?

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In this article, we’ll be going over the number of times that certain materials can be recycled. While some are surprisingly reusable for their original purpose, others aren’t nearly so, but are re-created for simpler products. According to SFGate.com, here’s…

Benefits of Recycling

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Everyday we’re surrounded by media and news information pertaining to the importance of recycling. Some of us may even recall being taught about recycling while in our elementary school classes. So “why” is it so important? Though there are many benefits to recycling,…

How Much Do We Throw Out?

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According to an online document created by students from the University of Utah, Americans generate 30% of the world’s garbage, despite representing only 5% of the population. To put that into perspective, that’s enough garbage to fill 63,000 garbage trucks…