with rising human population new (virgin) sources of ore will be mined to satisfy the demand for more products.
the storage of plant-derived carbon in everyday products that are landfilled may help sequester carbon from the atmosphere.
Make sure your trips to the recycling center are efficient
Human excrement is a resource too valuable to waste.
Reducing the use of disposal diapers would have a rather small effect on our national inventory of greenhouse gas emissions
If we tear down an old building and replace it, we incur new costs of embodied energy in construction materials
Efficiency of resource use can lower demand, but not if the underlying population is growing and hoping to catch up in lifestyle.
What astounded us is the sheer volume of nylon line discarded by fishing boats
Overall the blame for plastic pollution rests on you and me.
Over a similar lifetime, electric vehicles emit about 10-24% less greenhouse warming potential than conventional vehicles