We Save Planet 🌍 Earth (Orig.)@we_saveplanetearth

We believe that it's time to take real action to create a sustainable environment for all species that call earth their home🌍 (🐝🌻🌱🌳🐳🐒🐷🐆👨‍👩‍

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We Save Planet 🌍 Earth (Orig.)

The Italian capital has launched a 12-month trial of the program called “Ricicli + Viaggi,” or Recycle + Travel, at three subway stations. The program allows commuters to deposit plastic bottles in return for five euro cents each, which can be used toward the cost of a ride on the metro.
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Although this is a great idea, consuming less single-use plastic should be our number one priority. However, if you do buy a plastic water bottle or find one littering the street, you can trade it in toward a ride on the subway.
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The project is the first of its kind in a “large European capital,” although a similar system is in place in Istanbul’s subway system. Istanbul has had “reverse vending machines” at its metro stations since late 2018. Its version allows passengers to add credit to their subway cards by recycling a plastic bottle or an aluminum can into the machine. And Surabaya, Indonesia lets passengers swap just five plastic bottlesfor bus tickets.
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Source: fastcompany.com
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🌳Trees contribute to our health, to the land where we live, to wildlife, plus so much more🌱.
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They help stop erosion, help with noise pollution, trap dust and dirt, purify the air we breathe, change carbon dioxide💨 to oxygen, reduce energy consumption and some are used for medical purposes. Landscapes that include trees help relax us and lower our heart rate❤.
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Trees are invaluable to us. Help the planet and plant trees🌱
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When innovation meets nature🌳🌿🌱🍀
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Although it doesn't really replace a forest because of all the other ecological benefits that forests bring such as biodiversity, nutritious soil, shadows etc, it's a great installation for city centers🌳
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🚴‍♀️Bicycling significantly reduces transportation emissions while also reducing traffic congestion and the need for petroleum.
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Passenger cars are our cities’ biggest producers of carbon  monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, sulphur oxides, ozone-forming substances, hydrocarbons and fine particulates.
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Cars produce an average of 0.3 kg of CO2 per km travelled. A cyclist emits negligible greenhouse or other pollution. So for each kilometre you ride your bike instead of driving, you are saving approximately 0.3 kg of CO2. This is equivalent to the energy from running a 60 watt incandescent light globe for close to 5 hours.
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Using bicycles to replace short car trips and city driving gives the greatest savings in emissions. Stop-start driving and short trips (where engines do not properly warm-up), result in fuel being burnt less efficiently and a higher level of emissions.
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Most trips involve stop-start driving or short trips: for example 53% of trips in Melbourne (Australia) are less than 5 km, with similar figures in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
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Source: bikeafrica.net
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Is it wise to shut one’s eyes to the facts in these changing times?👀
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Is it wise to bury one’s head in the sand? Is it that we do not want to hear the truth because we do not want our illusions destroyed?
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Yes, it is good to stop using plastic straws. But if you really want to make an impact, there are far more effective ways to do so. Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth.
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Without meat and dairy consumption, global farmland use could be reduced by more than 75% – an area equivalent to the US, China, European Union and Australia combined – and still feed the world. Loss of wild areas to agriculture is the leading cause of the current mass extinction of wildlife.
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🌱 For more information on how eating meat destroys the planet, watch @cowspiracy, @earthlingsfilm, or @wthfilm on Netflix or YouTube!
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Need any more proof?😳
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Did you know that plastic can take up to 1000 years to decompose? With plastic, there is no such thing as out of sight, out of mind. Additionally, 91% of plastic is NOT recycled. 🥤🥡🍬🛍 What can you do?
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🍬 Refuse single-use plastic: Refuse plastic bags, bottles, cups, cutlery, straws, plates, ... and invest in reusable alternatives. They save tons of waste and money, think of how many plastic bottles you don’t have to throw away when you have a reusable one.
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🍬 Shop plastic-free and in bulk: Shop loose produce without plastic packaging. Go to the farmer’s market or bulk stores and bring your own containers. Refuse to buy unnecessarily packaged foods.
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🍬 Repair & Recycle: Many things can be easily repaired or recycled and don’t always need to be disposed of immediately. Consider borrowing, renting, or buying vintage or second-hand when you need something.

Where do you try to save plastic in your everyday routine? Where do you struggle? 🌱
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According to a study from Plymouth University, plastic pollution affects at least 700 marine species, while some estimates suggest that at least 100 million marine mammals are killed each year from plastic pollution.
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The most deeply impacted marine species by plastic pollution are sea turtles, sea lions, whales and dolphins, sea birds and fish.🐳🐬🐙🦈🐠🦐🦑🦀
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We need to find plastic free alternatives. Big corporations have to be hold accountable for plastic waste they produce and governments legislatures need to pass laws.
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Why would you ever leave trash on the beach?🚫
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Nowadays beaches are filled with trash. Beer cans, soda cans, candy wrappers, potato chip bags, plastic beach toys, plastic netting that the toys came in, plastic grocery bags, broken chairs, water bottles, clothing, flip-flops, spent fire works, busted floats, bottle caps, lids, broken sunglasses, broken canopy frame and a about a million cigarette butts.
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➿Plastic bags look like jellyfish and block the digestive tracks of sea turtles
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➿Fishing gear causes entanglements of marine mammals and can lead to injury and death
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➿Plastic containers wear down into sand-like particles and enter the food web
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➿Polystyrene leaches endocrine-disrupting chemicals which bioamplify up the food web
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➿Plastic sheeting from greenhouses has been found in the stomachs of dead whales
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➿Balloons released are mistaken for food by marine life
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➿Sea birds mistake plastic trash for food and feed them to their chicks
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When you see a plastic bag on the ground or on the beach do you pick it up, or do you walk away? Is it someone else’s problem or is it yours?
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♻️Choose reusable alternatives to singe-use items such as bags and cups
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♻️Pick up the trash you see – the ocean is downhill from everything
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♻️Learn about the dangers of plastics in the oceans from the Plastic Pollution Coalition
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♻️Get inspired to reduce your waste and live well from the Zero Waste Home blog
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♻️Watch the documentary “No Impact Man” for a humorous look at living waste-free in a relationship
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Isn't it beautiful to see what we can achieve if we all worked hand in hand?😊 An area roughly the size of the country of Panama is being lost each and every year. With some 15 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions come from deforestation, and countless species of plants and animals losing their habitats every single day.
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It can make the individual feel small and helpless, as we ponder the impact that we can actually make. Will anything that we do make the slightest bit of difference?
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The answer is yes!🌱🌳🌲🌴
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🐝Bees work hard to make honey. A beevisits 50 to 100 flowers per trip to take nectar and pollen to the hive.
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Bees use their honey as an energy source for the hive. Depending on the weather, a hive might use over 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of honey over a single winter.
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Unfortunately bees are dissapearing. Researchers from the University of Maryland reported this week that about 40% of the US' honey bee colonies died between October 2018 and April 2019 - the highest winter loss in 13 years.
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A recent study published in the journal Nature Communications found similar problems in the UK; one-third of 353 wild bee and hoverfly species there experienced declines between 1980 and 2013.
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The loss of insects is a dire threat - one that could trigger a catastrophic collapse of Earth's ecosystems.
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Here is what we can do:
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Let Your Lawn Get Back To Its Roots. Let your yard go wild.
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Just say No to Pesticides and Herbicides. Pesticides and herbicides contain chemicals that are very harmful to bees and other beneficial insects
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Keep a Bee Garden. Bees like flowers, too..
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Shop Responsibly.
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Bee informed.
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It's easy to believe that plastic 'dissapears' in garbage bins.
However, this is where the real journey starts. Plastic exists a lot than its actual usage time.
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We need to fundamentally rethink our behaviour and strategy to tackle plastic pollution.
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ℹ Only 9% of all plastic that gets produced actually gets recycled. Recycling alone will never stem the flow of plastics into our ocean. There is no “away” – it does not disappear. We must address the problem at the source, slowing down the production of all this plastic waste.
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1. Don’t use throwaway packaging
2. Always bring a reusable bag to the shop
3. Try to buy in bulk
4. Participate in Beach or River Cleanups
5. Demand your government to take action
6. Spread the Word
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Next time you’re out shopping, think about some easy “rules” of minimalism and ask yourself the following questions:
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🛒 Do I really need this?
🛒 Do I already own something similar to this?
🛒 What value is this item going to add to my life?
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It’s time we cleaned up our beaches and stopped treating them like one giant ashtray.
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Cigarette butts are the world's biggest plastic pollutant, with some six trillion butts polluting the Earth each year.
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The filters in cigarettes are particularly harmful. A majority of these filters are composed of a plastic called cellulose acetate, which can take anywhere between 10-15 years to fully decompose.
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Looking for ways to survive the summer heat?☀️ Trees cool down cities🌴🌲🌳
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🌲A tree’s canopy acts like a parasol, blocking out up to 90% of the sun’s radiation, and increasing the amount of heat that we lose to our surroundings by cooling the ground beneath us.
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🌳Trees contribute to our health, to the land where we live, to wildlife, plus so much more🌱.
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They help stop erosion, help with noise pollution, trap dust and dirt, purify the air we breathe, change carbon dioxide💨 to oxygen, reduce energy consumption and some are used for medical purposes. Landscapes that include trees help relax us and lower our heart rate❤.
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Trees are invaluable to us. Help the planet and plant trees🌱
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Source: theconversation.com
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