Up to now, in the event you purchased LED lightbulbs at Ikea, they in all probability would have been in a plastic blister pack—one thing that’s each arduous to open and prone to find yourself within the trash, since most plastic packaging isn’t recycled. However the firm’s latest line of bulbs now is available in paper packing containers as a ...

The plastic movie round laundry detergent pods is meant to be biodegradable. However typical wastewater-treatment crops don’t supply the optimum situations for it to truly work; and the materials, known as polyvinyl alcohol, usually finally ends up polluting the setting, in response to a recent study. (Alongside the manner, the plastic can suck up antibiotics or heavy metals and get ...