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The Other Kind of "PET"

The Other Kind of "PET"

This week, we’ve pretty well covered how to green your pets [www.sundance.tv], so today we want to talk about another kind of “PET” — the plastic kind, also known as “polyethylene terephthalate” or “number 1 plastic.” As Wikipedia tells us [en.wikipedia.org], PET is “a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in…

Keeping Water Clean: By the Numbers

Keeping Water Clean: By the Numbers

Water is an amazing resource, that gets wasted in amazing numbers. Check out the sobering numbers below, and keep ‘em in mind when the faucet starts to drip. 2.5 — in gallons, the amount of water that most of the developing world gets by on per day. 400 — in gallons, the amount of water…