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A Brief History of Earth Day

By the mid-20th century, pollution was so dire it required attention in the United States. In 1969, Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, got the idea for a national event addressing the pollution problem and a need for change. On April 22, 1970, this
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What you can do to reduce marine litter

Last week, we shared information about Save Our Seas 2.0, legislation passed last December to reduce marine debris, especially plastic. Here’s what you can do to help! • Avoid excess packaging whenever possible. • Opt for reusables, such washable water bottles, coffee and tea mugs,
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Save Our Seas 2.0 Act aims to reduce marine debris

Marine debris, especially plastics, not only harms over 800 species of marine life in our oceans, but also the local economies of coastal communities. This debris threatens to grow and cause further damage to our world if left unchecked. Last December, the United States moved
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Did you know disposable wipes are plastic?

During the pandemic, we’ve been encourage to sanitize surfaces both in our homes and as we travel. But did you realize all those wipes are actually adding more plastic to our waste stream? Whether you are disinfecting the area around you on an airplane or
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Heard of “forever chemicals” called PFAS?

PFAS in an abbreviation for “per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances,” which are manmade, highly stable fluorinated chemicals. Because PFAS compounds do not break down easily in nature, they are referred to as “forever chemicals.” Since the 1940s, thousands of PFAS compounds have been created because they
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