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What Other Purposes Can Mesh Bags Serve?

The practice of sustainable living is on the rise nationwide. Reducing demand on natural resources by replacing what is used is not only popular—it’s necessary. To the best of our abilities this practice must become a way of life if we are to preserve our natural resources. That can mean many things. Choosing not to consume a product that adds to the destruction of our planet or is dangerous to animals is one such way we can promote sustainability. Actress Rosario Dawson is also a producer, comic book writer, singer, and political activist. She is also a sustainable fashion designer through her sustainable fashion brand Vos. As co-Founder she focuses on bringing people closer to what they wear. The rise...

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Why Are Plastic Water Bottles a Bad Idea?

It’s true—plastic water bottles are a bad idea all the way around. Even though the FDA has put a stamp of approval on drinking out of plastic water bottles, that doesn’t mean they are entirely safe—for humans or the environment, especially if you reuse them. That you should never do! Why Should You Not Reuse Water Bottles? It’s tempting, we know. You think you’re doing something good for the environment by reusing water bottles a few or more times. You might be using fewer bottles but the harm you do to your health is not worth it. Better not to use them at all. If you must use them in certain circumstances, the reason you should throw away the plastic...

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Plastic Bags: How Do They Affect Our Environment?

Gisele Bündchen once said, "The environment has always been my passion. Mother Earth is our fundamental life-support system, and by becoming aware and responsible now, we can assist in preserving the planet.” She was right. One of the ways in which we’ve been seriously damaging the environment is with our overuse of plastic bags. How do Plastic Bags Harm Wildlife? Plastic bags harm both terrestrial and marine wildlife in numerous ways, not the least of which being that the bags are often eaten by animals. Cows, for example, often die when they eat plastic bags that make their way into the cows’ grazing area. When animals eat plastic bags, they can suffer from intestinal obstruction, or they’re killed from chemicals...

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Why Are People Dying of Thirst?

One child dies every 39 seconds due to unclean water. How does this happen? Looking at our planet from outer space, you can see just how much water there is. If there is so much water, why are there people dying of thirst? Although there is fresh water available, about 96.5 percent of the world's water is salt water in seas and oceans. Salt water in lakes and brackish and salty groundwater add to the problem. Sadly, only a small portion of one percent of the world's water is suitable for drinking, bathing, agriculture, and industry. Every human being probably knows what it feels like to be thirsty. Our mouths feel dry, we have the urge to swallow and then...

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A Quick Snippet About Our Reusable Produce Bags

With the rise in sustainable living alternatives, our company noticed that not a single retail supermarket we shopped at offered convenient, eco-friendly, and reusable bags for produce or bulk-item purchases (such as seeds or nuts). This was counter-productive to any health and environmentally-conscious shopper, since the number of plastic produce bags that these particular shoppers use is often equal to or greater than the number of ordinary plastic grocery bags needed during a trip to the market. Reusable grocery bags have entered our world throughout grocery stores and supermarkets, reusable produce bags, so far, had not.  Any mesh bags sold by our competitors online were either too heavy, too weak, or too small to support the many kinds of produce available...

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