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If the tap water in Flint MI is considered “Toxic Waste”, is it illegal to release it into the sewer system?

If the tap water in Flint MI is considered “Toxic Waste”, is it illegal to release it into the sewer system? Would it be illegal to water your yard with Flint MI tap water? submitted by vicegripfwtx [link] [2 comments]

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How can supermarkets offer thousands of different items without there being massive waste due to unsold products?

How can supermarkets offer thousands of different items without there being massive waste due to unsold products? submitted by dhamon [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL cigarette butts are the most polluted items in the world, accounting for 2 billion pounds of waste per year. To combat this, entrepreneurs developed eco-friendly butts that decompose in 2-6 weeks, then sprout into trees.

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TIL cigarette butts are the most polluted items in the world, accounting for 2 billion pounds of waste per year. To combat this, entrepreneurs developed eco-friendly butts that decompose in 2-6 weeks, then sprout into trees. submitted by ryan10000max [link]

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YSK that Lithium-ion batteries used in many consumer electronics and electric cars are not toxic and are generally categorized as non-hazardous waste.

YSK that Lithium-ion batteries used in many consumer electronics and electric cars are not toxic and are generally categorized as non-hazardous waste. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium-ion_battery#Environmental_concerns_and_recycling I often encounter people who think that lithium-ion batteries are an environmental hazard, typically when talking about

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TIL Sierra Nevada Brewing won the 2010 U.S. EPA “Green Business of the Year” award. The brewery is run by solar energy, processes used cooking oil for biodiesel in delivery trucks, is the largest buyer of organic hops in the U.S., and over 99% of the plant’s solid waste is diverted from landfill.

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TIL Sierra Nevada Brewing won the 2010 U.S. EPA “Green Business of the Year” award. The brewery is run by solar energy, processes used cooking oil for biodiesel in delivery trucks, is the largest buyer of organic hops in the

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Nuclear Waste And Breeder Reactors

Nuclear Waste And Breeder Reactors So I was dong research on a project and was confused about fast breeder reactors. According to many sites the plutonium could be cycled through again and again until is is burned up? How does

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YSK That every time you flush, your toilet sprays an aerosol of water and waste into the air.

YSK That every time you flush, your toilet sprays an aerosol of water and waste into the air. http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/other-shows/videos/time-warp-toilet-flush/ Seriously the number of people who don't put their lids down is gross. It's also usually in a place with toothbrushes

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TIL that during sleep cerebral spinal fluid flows through the brain on the OUTSIDE of the brain’s blood vessels and that the CSF removes brain cell waste including amyloid beta protein. This flow only occurs during sleep. Amyloid beta protein buildup is involved in alzheimer’s.

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TIL that during sleep cerebral spinal fluid flows through the brain on the OUTSIDE of the brain’s blood vessels and that the CSF removes brain cell waste including amyloid beta protein. This flow only occurs during sleep. Amyloid beta protein

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TIL that in the 1920’s, the Ford Motor Company produced so much factory wood waste that they manufactured it into charcoal and sold it under the name Ford Charcoal. The company was later renamed to Kingsford Charcoal.

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TIL that in the 1920’s, the Ford Motor Company produced so much factory wood waste that they manufactured it into charcoal and sold it under the name Ford Charcoal. The company was later renamed to Kingsford Charcoal. submitted by Ghost_Animator

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TIL the US government commissioned teams of artists and scientists to devise ways to warn humans 10,000 in the future of buried radioactive waste. One suggestion was to breed cats whose fur changed color when exposed to radiation, then immortalize the cats in song and legend.

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TIL the US government commissioned teams of artists and scientists to devise ways to warn humans 10,000 in the future of buried radioactive waste. One suggestion was to breed cats whose fur changed color when exposed to radiation, then immortalize

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