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How to Recycle an Old Suitcase

You’ve finally decided to part ways with your old Samsonite. Over the years, it’s accrued stains, scuff marks, and tears of all kinds; an upgrade is long overdue. But before you dump that luggage in the garbage, you should know that even a used suitcase has plenty of recyclable value.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Recycle an Old Suitcase

You’ve finally decided to part ways with your old Samsonite. Over the years, it’s accrued stains, scuff marks, and tears of all kinds; an upgrade is long overdue. But before you dump that luggage in the garbage, you should know that even a used suitcase has plenty of recyclable value.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Trees Aren’t Gonna Fix This

Bentley said last week it would be planting 100 trees around its England factory in the name of “sustainability.” Its VW neighbor Bugatti also chimed in this week that it’d plant over 4,000 trees to “offset the CO2 emissions from its Chiron hypercar, offices, and factories,” according to Motor Authority. Both of these…Read more… Continue […]

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McDonald’s and Ford team up to build car parts from coffee waste

The most exciting eco-friendly products are the ones that work even better than their more wasteful counterparts ever did—and thanks to an unlikely corporate team-up, we’re seeing those innovations play out on a large scale. CNET reports that Ford and McDonald’s are collaborating to engineer a more sustainable…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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McDonald’s and Ford team up to build car parts from coffee waste

The most exciting eco-friendly products are the ones that work even better than their more wasteful counterparts ever did—and thanks to an unlikely corporate team-up, we’re seeing those innovations play out on a large scale. CNET reports that Ford and McDonald’s are collaborating to engineer a more sustainable…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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See How Your City’s Air Pollution Compares With the World’s Worst

Particulates are just one component of air pollution, but they pose a significant health risk—especially the ones that are smaller than 2.5 microns. Particulate pollution can aggravate asthma and can contribute to heart disease, stroke, and other health conditions. So…how much are you breathing in?Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Subaru Says Its AWD Cars Are Perfect For Getting You Around In Our Future Climate Hell

Perhaps you have noticed the uptick in extreme weather lately. There’s the never-ending flood in the Florida Keys, all those wildfires, more and longer heatwaves, more frequent and stronger hurricanes, and so on. This is climate change at work, gradually shifting what a normal season and storm looks like. Subaru…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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My Carbon Footprint Is Massive. Here’s How I’m Going To Change It

If you haven’t picked up on it yet, we writers here at Jalopnik travel pretty frequently. Whether it’s for a car launch, a race, an auto show, or just for the hell of it, we’re pretty much always on the move. And that is not particularly ideal when you think of the impact it has […]

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How to Avoid Ingesting Microplastics

Microscopic bits of plastic are everywhere. They’re in the oceans, being eaten by marine life. They’re in bottled water, having detached from the plastic of the bottle itself. While the health implications are unclear, here are a few ways you can avoid microplastics if you’d like to minimize how much you’re exposed to.Read more… Continue […]

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Video Game Companies Vow Action On Climate Change, But Critics Say They Need To Do More

Within a couple generations, after climate change has more visibly ravaged the Earth, the easiest way for humanity to interact with lush forests and icy glaciers might be video games. It’s a bleak, maybe science-fiction potential future, but not an improbable one; according to some analyses, we have just 12 years to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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