Tag: last mile service

  • How to keep plastic out of the ocean

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    Plastic is kind of like a Twitter reply guy: It never goes away. And there’s more coming in. Each year, 8 million metric tons of plastic go into the ocean (that’s equal to about one garbage truck per minute), according to a 2016 report by the World Economic Forum, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and McKinsey […]

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  • 8 Cities that are taking steps against cars

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    In downtown Cairo, it’s not uncommon to see streets clogged with cars. But in a proposed redesign for a central thoroughfare, they’re hard to spot. Instead, in the concept illustration for what looks like the Egyptian version of Amsterdam, a two-way bike lane, a sidewalk, and a plaza filled with palm trees replace the sea […]

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  • How To Have an Eco-Friendly Daily Commute!

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    Are you becoming acutely aware of your ever-growing carbon footprint? If you look at modern trends, it seems as though society takes two steps back for every push we make forward. The simple act of living in this modern society has a detrimental impact on the world around us. So, it’s especially important to take […]

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  • Can The Ocean Really Be Cleaned of Plastic Pollution?

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    Somewhere in Hilo, on Hawaii’s Big Island, a team of scientists and engineers are tending to The Ocean Cleanup’s 600-metre-long rubbish-herding device, after its maiden voyage to the Great Pacific garbage patch was cut short in December 2018, because it fractured into two pieces. The project has had its fair share of problems since it […]

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  • Make the Best of You Weekend!

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    Your weekends are precious — you’ll want to make the most of them. You’ve probably worked all week with one target in mind — getting to the weekend and then doing something useful with it! Yet often when you actually reach the weekend, it tends to fizzle out and not quite live up to your […]

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  • Air Pollution in Europe reducing life span

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    The average person living in Europe loses two years of their life to the health effects of breathing polluted air, according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12. The report also estimates about 800,000 people die prematurely in Europe per year due to air pollution, or roughly 17% of the […]

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  • How to have a sustainable and eco-friendly beauty routine

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    It’s been a long time coming, but people are finally realising that it’s cool to give a crap about the planet we live on. From ethical fashion brands to upping our recycling, most of us are being a bit more conscious about our lifestyle choices and wastage. ‘As consumers, I think we’d all like to […]

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  • Do You know How Spring Cleaning Products can Effect your Health and the Environment?

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    Toxic chemicals from your spring cleaning products could end up in the water you drink. Cleaning products are crucial for maintaining clean conditions in your home and workplace, but the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports some cleaning products contain chemicals associated with eye, skin, or respiratory irritation and other human health issues. Experts say cleaning […]

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  • Save Energy in Hawaii to Save the Environment

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    Is there anyone in the state of Hawaii who does not want to see their utility costs go down? We all know the answer to that. Now, consider this possible solution: Two bills moving steadily through the Legislature promise a $537 million net cost savings for consumers over the next 15 years. The bills, similar […]

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  • Urban Beehives are Helping Detect Air Pollution

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    As foraging worker bees flit around the neighborhood in search of nectar and pollen, they unwittingly pick up pollutants that then linger in the hive’s honey. Luckily, Hina Alam writes for the Canadian Press, trace amounts of lead, zinc and copper left by this process are too low to have much of an impact on […]

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