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27 Famous Plastic-Free, Waste & Pollution Quotes. (Inspirational Sayings)

In 2015 it was estimated that global plastic pollution was approximately 380 million tonnes. And by 2015, the world had produced 7.8 billion tonnes of plastic.
That’s more than one tonne of plastic for every person alive today.
So it should come as no surprise that plastic pollution has become one of the world’s most pressing environmental crises.
Therefore it is vitally important to create awareness of the plastic problem and stimulate the discussion around it. With that in mind I have gathered together a few famous, and hopefully thought-provoking, inspirational quotes to stir your mind on the subject.

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The New Vegan Leather – 100% Plant 0% Plastic – And It’s Sustainable!

Mirum has therefore been designed with the core fundamentals of being fully biodegradable and 100% recyclable. This means that not only does Mirum contain no petrochemicals but it fits nicely into the circular system.
In other words, Mirum is manufactured, used, returned to NFW, disassembled, and then reassembled into fresh Mirum material. Any Mirim not returned to NFW will return to the soil and biodegrade naturally, releasing its nutrients back into the soil.
In this way no inputs are lost, extra CO2 is not created and the conditions for a circular system are met.

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What Is Vegan Leather And Is It Ethical, Sustainable, And Eco-Friendly?

The world of natural alternatives to leather is an exciting place to be if you are a vegan. From lab-grown collagen to pineapple waste, it seems that innovation is the key to unlocking a new and sustainable material. And to be honest, I only mentioned a few of the products in production here. However, my research always led me back to the same point. And that point is that all the variants of natural vegan leather require some sort of plastic additive. Which opens up the ethical question. Are we just potentially saving the life of one animal in the present by creating microplastics and poisons that will kill all animals in the future?

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37 Thought-Provoking Environmental Quotes That Inspire Change

If you seek to inspire others to “Turn to the green side,” then a little brain gymnastics might be the key. I find that discussing the meanings behind the words of well-respected individuals, past and present, can do just that.

Quotes from conservationists and naturalists like John Muir and Aldo Leopold, plus unexpected voices like Theodore Roosevelt, are invaluable for this purpose.

So if you are ready for a little ‘mind battle,’ here are 37 thought-provoking environmental quotes that will inspire change in you and others.

77 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Ethical, Sustainable and Fast Fashion

77 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Ethical, Sustainable and Fast Fashion

We are running out of time and resources so it is up to us, as individuals, and organizations, to “be the change we want to see.” It is my hope that through the power of quotes we can enlighten, educate, and inspire others to influence change within the world. In this article, I’ve put together 77 thought-provoking quotes about ethical, sustainable, and fast fashion. These are brilliant quotes from famous celebrities and fashion designers who have decided to put sustainability firmly on the agenda.

Bidets – An Affordable And Sustainable Way To Reduce Deforestation?

Bidets – An Affordable And Sustainable Way To Reduce Deforestation?

At present, Americans use close to 8 million tons of toilet paper every year, and forests are being decimated in line with demand. We cannot simply cut these forests down and expect no consequences. Nor can we replant the areas with a single species of tree and then manage the wildlife within it and call it a fair exchange. I believe that the use of bidets can reduce this consumption and in doing so reduce deforestation significantly.

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37 Achievable Ways To Reduce Your Trash Levels At Home

Each year our landfill waste slowly releases toxins, pollutes our waterways, and contributes methane to the atmosphere. So while it might be easier to simply ignore how much waste we produce, the truth is that we no longer can.
So at some point, it must have occurred to you that there have to be some simple, and achievable ways to reduce your trash levels at home. Ways that will not only save you money but will be both sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Well, the good news is, that there is, and that information is right here.

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How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint By 80% (With Ease)

We must reduce our carbon footprint!
Did you know that if insulation were to be installed in 4 million European homes then the equivalent saving of CO2 emissions would be equal to planting 667 million acres of trees!
For real change to happen it must begin now and we all have the power to do that.
By adopting most, if not all of the suggestions mentioned in this article you can make a difference. You can reduce your carbon footprint by 80% or more, pick just one thing or several but please commit to changing today.