Archive for June 2018

6 Surprising Things You Can Recycle

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It’s a great time for conservation, with more people going green in their everyday living than they ever have before. By using glass containers for leftovers, reusable bags at the grocery store, and refillable water bottles for our on-the-go drinks, we reduce the amount of waste that piles up around us. As much as we’ve…

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Trash Burning vs Landfill

Trash Burning vs Landfill

In America, you may see an occasional burn barrel in someone’s backyard, but we aren’t known for burning our trash on a larger scale. The main concern with burning trash is pollutants that get released into the air during the process. Instead, almost all of the waste produced in this country is buried in landfills,…

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How Climate Change Affects Mountains

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The fate of the world’s mountains is not set in stone. As strong as they may look, climate change is altering them in a way that will affect us as well. As the mountains change over time due to climate, so does their ability to help the ecosystems that thrive beneath them, including humans. While…

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The Environmental Impact of Bitcoin Mining

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Bitcoin has seemingly taken over financially in the blink of an eye. With its worth soaring in the last year and the company being something of an overnight success, it’s left those who invested early with thousands of dollars more in their pockets and latecomers scrambling to get in on the game. However, whether or…

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