How to Shop Smarter for Eco-Friendly Products
Not all eco-friendly products are created equal. Some seemingly green options aren't actually worth the extra money.
Unless you have your own compost pile, or live in a place where there is municipal composting, products marketed as biodegradable won’t actually biodegrade. In order to break down, a biodegradable item needs air, water, light, microbes, and enzymes. And those conditions aren’t readily available in overstuffed landfills. The better choice: reusable materials.
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So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.