Eliminating Plastic Bags

submitted by: Cchon
The success and popularity of the plastic bag has caused more negative environmental impact than was ever anticipated. Though plastic bags occupy less than four percent of all landfill space, it can take anywhere from a hundred to a thousand years to decompose. In an effort to curb these damaging changes, various cities and countries from around the world have proposed solutions. The two most common fixes being either to ban plastic bags or charge a bag tax. As more new data and research...

Environmental Impacts and Conservation Practices of Urban Farms

submitted by: w3chan
Community farms are able to provide many positive contributions to society such as providing nutritious foods, improving the quality of life for the people involved, and offering education to the public on the processes of how food is grown. Although community farms provide many benefits to society, it is important not to neglect the environmental impact of farms to the surrounding landscape and document the sustainability level. This research study measured the degree of sustainability and...