Non-Profit Turns Discarded Soda Bottles Into Thatch Roofing

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Reuse Everything Institute workers build a plastic thatch roof in Ecuador. Image: Flickr, Reuse Everything Institute Perhaps the iconic image of developing-world poverty is a small collection of huts with thatched roofs. Unfortunately for those living in such places, these roofs are terrible. They leak and, when water-logged, often collapse. The grasses used to fabricate them […]

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40 Life Hacks That Will Change Your Life

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There are always these pesky little obstacles in life that make everything so difficult – pot always boiling over, zipper constantly unzipping itself or ice cream melting on your clothes. All these first world problems can easily ruin your day. Luckily, internet is full of handy life-saving tips that can help you! This awesome list […]

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We Suck: There Are Now Over 5 Trillion Pieces Of Plastic In The Ocean

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Sustainable Coastlines Human beings have put over 250,000 tons of plastic into the world’s oceans, a new study has found, an estimate researchers called “highly conservative.” A team from the Five Gyres Institute in Los Angeles made 24 trips between 2007 and 2013, observing or collecting plastic from 1,571 locations, the Washington Post reports. Most […]

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