• Lifestyle

    The Proper Way to Dispose of a Mattress

    Understanding the Environmental Impact of Improper Mattress Disposal Improper mattress disposal can have a significant negative impact on the environment. Mattresses are made up of various materials, including foam, cotton, steel, and wood, which can take decades or even centuries to decompose in landfills. When mattresses are dumped in landfills, they can take up valuable space and contribute to the…

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  • Technology

    Where Does Plastic Come From?

    The Origins of Plastic: A Brief History Plastic is a ubiquitous material that we use in our daily lives. It’s found in everything from toys to packaging to electronics. But where did this material come from? The first man-made plastic was created by Alexander Parkes in 1856, who called it Parkesine. It was made by dissolving cellulose in nitric acid…

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