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Wool Dryer Balls- Going Old School ;)

Sometimes being eco-friendly is going old school. Wool dryer balls are an all natural, chemical free alternative to fabric softeners and dryer sheets. They are reusable, reduces wrinkles, and save on drying time. Put a few drops of essential oil on each ball to give your clothes a fresh scent.Wool dryer balls are available in our online store at www.planetrenu.com#wooldryerballs #betterfortheenvironment

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Sandals Resorts & Caesars International Phasing Out Single Use Plastics

It's fantastic to see a few big conglomerates begin phasing out their plastic straw usage. Starbucks has started implementing their phase-out plan and this week we learned about hospitality giant Sandals Resort International (SRI) as well as Caesar's Entertainment join the growing fight against single-use plastics. All 19 Sandals and Beaches properties aim to eliminate the 21.4 MILLION single-use plastic straws and stirrers used each year by November 1st. SRI has partnered with Oceanic Global to conduct an in-depth audit and roadmap for the elimination of all single-use plastics at properties. Heidi Clarke, the Executive Director of the Sandals Foundation, stated "Plastic pollution is one of the leading environmental issues in the Caribbean. Sandals and Beaches Resorts are rooted in...

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What is Plastic Made of?

Our society is heavily reliant on plastic. It is everywhere and has been very convenient to use, but since we rely on it so much, it has become an epidemic. The main concerns are its effects on our health and on the environment - since a lot of it ends up as trash instead of recycled.  The primary sources of the key ingredients in plastic are petroleum and natural gas. Sounds scary. Plastics are composed of polymers, large molecules consisting of repeating units called monomers. In plastic bags, the repeating units are ethylene or ethene.  In terms of health, our use of plastic can have side effects. Toxic chemicals leach out of plastic and can be found in the blood...

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