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Alternatives to the Humble Cotton Swab aka Q-tip aka Cotton Bud

Did you know that Q-tips should not be used to clean your ear? and that if you really need them for “non ear cleaning purposes” there are plastic free alternatives? and for those who really really must clean your ear then there are re-usable alternatives? So what are these alternatives to the cotton swab aka Q-tip aka cotton bud?

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Why you should stop using soft plastic bait

As awareness in the impact of plastic pollution to waterways and the creatures that live there grows, an area of growing concern is the use of soft plastic baits. This article reviews the problem areas and provides guidance on soft plastic bait alternatives.

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You Can Save the Planet

The fight against climate change and the fight for sustainable futures is a long one but here is a simple first step – just add your voice to the fight at https://voicefortheplanet.org/

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Climate Change: Denial to Despair? Case for Hope

This onslaught of catastrophe after catastrophe coupled with too little planet-wide action has shifted many deniers from denial to despair. And not just deniers. The shift to pessimism has reached such a level that the fight against climate change must now include a fight against climate change despair. The good news is that the case for hope exists not only to combat despair, it exists because there are many reasons for hope!

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What is Wastage?

Wastage is the amount or proportion of something that is wasted. The something can be tangible such as produce or can be an intangible such as time.
In the context of ReduceWastage.org, this site is focused on wastage that impacts on sustainability.