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All around the world, there are hundreds of thousands of different plant species,  but there is one plant that stands above the rest in terms of usefulness and speed of growth, that plant is bamboo.   Bamboo is one of the most fascinating useful plants in the world. Although it may look like a tree it’s actually considered to be a grass. Scientists have documented over 1,000 different species of bamboo growing in various regions around the world. Bamboo forests grow naturally and stretch across large expanses throughout Southeast Asia, Hawaii, and many parts of South America. For centuries bamboo has...

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Why are plastic toothbrushes bad? How long does it take for plastic toothbrushes to decompose? It is crazy to think how a toothbrush, a small item that we use every single day can affect our environment. Here are 7 reasons why you should think about switching to an eco-friendly alternative. 1) OVER A BILLION TOOTHBRUSHES END UP IN LANDFILLS EVERY YEAR IN NORTH AMERICA! 2) ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSHES LEAK TOXINS INTO THE ENVIRONMENT! 3) PLASTIC TOOTHBRUSHES ARE A TOXIC SOUP OF CHEMICALS! 4) PLASTIC TOOTHBRUSHES ARE DRAINING OIL SUPPLIES! 5) PLASTIC TOOTHBRUSHES TAKE OVER 400 YEARS TO DECOMPOSE! 6) PLASTIC TOOTHBRUSHES POLLUTE...

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Plastic Pollution is one of the most severe environmental issues right now. It is threatening to permanently damage this planet's eco-systems past the point of no return. Lilak Challenge you having an environmentally friendly product and post it with the Hashtag #lilakchallenge demonstrating how committed you are to changing the world into a new era, "the ecological era," for the moment, we are in the project of transitioning to all homes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. With the mission of reaching every home in the world and creating a permanent change in our way of living and...

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Years of exporting plastic waste abroad masked actual U.S. contribution to plastic pollution crisis. A study published today in the journal Science Advances has revealed that the United States ranks as high as third among countries contributing to coastal plastic pollution when taking into account its scrap plastic exports as well as the latest figures on illegal dumping and littering in the country. The new research challenges the once-held assumption that the United States is adequately “managing” – that is, collecting and properly landfilling, recycling or otherwise containing – its plastic waste. A previous study using 2010 data that did...

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