Category Archives for "Sustainable living"

What Is Rubberwood and How Sustainable Is It? (Full History and Uses)

Mahogany, jarrah, teak, are all names that people usually associate with high-quality and luxurious furniture. However, the increasing demand for these timbers has caused vast swathes of tropical forest habitat to be destroyed. Seeing that items made from these trees are now incredibly expensive, it’s probably time we turn to more sustainable furniture materials. What is […]

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Is Styrofoam Recyclable?

Styrofoam has become a regular part of our day to day life – whether it’s in the form of peanuts, cups, or packaging. While some might not think too much about it, others wonder: Is Styrofoam recyclable? And if so, what’s the best course of action? Defining the term Its real name is Expanded Polystyrene […]

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