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How to Take Plastic Recycling Full Circle

  Charlie Morrison  |    07 December 2017  |    home life,  |    Green Cleaning

How to Take Plastic Recycling Full Circle

How to Wear your Commitment to the Cause

What a mess we’re creating in the world’s oceans - a mess made of plastic. Plastic bags, plastic bottles, and plastic containers have made our lives so much easier in the few short decades since their discovery, and in return, we’ve dumped them into our oceans to the tune of 8 million pounds per year, according to the U.N. 

Open the Circle - Recycle on the Front End

Plastic recycling in the U.S. and Europe continues to grow, but the industry as a whole is far from a mature one, and the cost of recycling for many still outweighs the gains it produces, especially for companies. And so we discuss the issue. As the days, weeks, months, and years of discussion tick by, however, the, literally, islands of floating islands of plastic in our oceans remain, buoyant against the pressure of our collective good will.
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Green Cleaning 101: Ceiling Fan Cleaning Tips

  Frank Berger  |    05 May 2009  |    Green Cleaning,  |    ceiling fans,  |    Home Cleaning Tips

Clearing the Air - Why Cleaning your Ceiling Fans is a Must

Why do ceiling fans seem to attract dust? Doesn't the revolution of the fan blades kick off any dust that accumulates on them? Why should you make cleaning your interior fans a priority for your house cleaning efforts? 

With you and your air quality in mind, You've Got Maids wants you to take your green house cleaning seriously. That process begins and ends, in our opinion with the process of cleaning dust off of ceiling fans. For us, it is one of the most applicable though widely ignored cleaning tips. 

Blogger Loren Larson tackled the question for the web site Imponderables, in a blog post titled Why Do Ceiling Fans Get Dusty? You'd think that the constantly turning blades would throw off any incidental dust that accumulates on an interior fan, particularly the blades of ceiling fans, asserts Larson. But you'd be wrong. Ceiling fans seem to be dust magnets.

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