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Who Needs Plastic Straws Anymore When We’ve Got These

2 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On March 23, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

The Problem With Plastic Straws Plastic straws are finally getting more attention in the media, and rightly so. Although they have often been overshadowed by the menacing plastic bag and disposable cup, they have consistently been in the top 10 most commonly found plastic items, according to the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup data. In the

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Waterproofing Without Plastic: Can Non-Plastic Natural Materials Be Made Water-Resistant?

5 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On March 8, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Uncategorized

We all know how good of a job plastic does at keeping water out but can non-plastic natural materials be made water-resistant too? Absolutely! When making more plastic-free choices we are often opting for more natural materials, some of which are not typically known for being as reliably waterproof as plastic. There are however naturally

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