Paul Kradin

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Plastic Production and Climate Change are Different Sides of the Same Calamity

Single-use plastic waste is its own out-of-control crisis that has fouled our oceans and natural spaces for centuries to come. Global heating has been working invisibly to fundamentally restructure our climate and change the way our weather patterns organize and impact our societies. Rarely do we talk about them in the same breath– or news …

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Amazon, You Are Primed for Sustainable Packaging

In an interesting quirk of demographics and marketing, there are apparently more Amazon Prime members than American households. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 123 million U.S. households, but Amazon reports having 147 million Prime members. This seems to show that most U.S. households get things from Amazon through their Prime membership, …

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Trashy Trivia

Here at JYBE we love trash facts. We love to read them. We love to tell you about them. We love to mention them on virtual happy hours. We are probably on the cusp of losing lots of friends because of it. Kidding. But I grew up learning with memory games. Rhyming things or coming …

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Foiling an Aluminum Myth

It is so tempting to search for easy explanations for the onset of debilitating diseases, like Alzheimer’s, that seem to evade our medical science. But finding the culprit should be based on credible research so people aren’t accidentally dosed with a bolus of confusion alongside their existing fears. We’ve heard accusations about aluminum playing a …

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Top Water Contamination Concern for 200M Americans Revealed in New Research

We’ve posted in the past about the dangerous PFAS (Pea’-fas) lining that coats most of the molded fiber containers used for takeout food. A few jurisdictions have outlawed them, but we’ve yet to encounter any PFAS police. New research would seem to show that the horse has already left the barn on protecting the public …

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