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Why are Tons of Oyster Shells Being Dumped Onto Louisiana’s Coast?

On NationSwell a couple of years ago, they posed the question, “Why are Tons of Oyster Shells Being Dumped Onto Louisiana’s Coast?” Little did I know, oyster shells are being recycled in an attempt to restore the shoreline in Louisiana. According to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, since the program’s inception in 2014, more… Continue reading Why are Tons of Oyster Shells Being Dumped Onto Louisiana’s Coast?

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Recycling Confusion? Refresh Your Understanding of the Basics

It can be difficult to know what items you can and can’t recycle. Can you or can’t you recycle glossy paper? Are tin cans able to go into the recycling bin? Which plastics are recyclable? What should you never throw in the trash? TerraCycle has listed some basics in the article: Recycling Basics From TerraCycle: Items You Can… Continue reading Recycling Confusion? Refresh Your Understanding of the Basics

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Get Involved: Petitions – Starbucks: Change from Plastic to Biodegradable

  I love my coffee fix as much as the next person, but what I don’t love is the amount of waste grabbing coffee on a daily basis creates. Sure, I try to remember to bring my reusable travel mugs, however, sometimes I forget and I’m burdened with the guilt that I’m contributing to the… Continue reading Get Involved: Petitions – Starbucks: Change from Plastic to Biodegradable

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Activism Around the Web: Saturday, March 30, 2013

  While you’re figuring out what you’d like to do, here are some of the topics for this past week. The marriage equality debate had people changing their Facebook profile pictures, GMOs get a leg up in legislation, and more. The Supreme Court has been discussing marriage equality and whether or not California’s Proposition 8… Continue reading Activism Around the Web: Saturday, March 30, 2013