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S2 Episode 18 – Think Globally, Ask Locally

May 11 2020

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In this episode: Your friends at SCARCE answer frequently asked questions. China, the USA and wish-cycling. Spatula-clean is good enough. Tuna cans, worm tea and other lawn-watering secrets. Bring out your dragonflies. Noticing Nature! Dancing deer. Cleaner skies. Why you shouldn’t try to recycle shredded paper curbside. Other recycling mishaps: Why plastic bags do not belong in recycling bins.


Inquiring minds want to know: ❓

  • Do I need to rinse out my cans before recycling? 
  • How do I get rid of mosquitoes in my yard?
  • What do you do with shredded paper? 
  • Is China no longer accepting recyclables from the USA? 
  • What’s the effect of the COVID-19 quarantine on the environment? 
  • What are the lasting impacts on our air quality? 

Mentioned in this episode:

Repel Mosquitoes with Dragonflies
Spice Bushes
Green Tree Plastics

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