Recycling Worms

A small tan and black Superworm

The Earth is DROWNING in plastic! Can we find relief — at the pet store? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Almost ten percent of all plastics are polystyrene. Think: foam cups and to-go boxes. Polystyrene can take HUNDREDS of years to break down. Is

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Mattress Meltdown

Old mattress, room with white walls

Time to take out the recycling – cans, bottles, newspaper….MATTRESS? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying… ever wonder why you’re always seeing old mattresses out on the street? Plastic is recycled by melting and reshaping it into something new. But mattresses are made of a weird

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Plastic Fantastic

  Would you like some salad with your plastic fork? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with The Loh Down on Science, saying… Shampoo bottles! Straws! Legos! Plastic is all around us, and A LOT of it ends up in oceans and lakes. Over time, plastic waste breaks into tiny pieces

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Cavemen Go Green

Did Wilma have to remind Fred to sort the recycling? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Life wasn’t easy four hundred thousand years ago. There was no Cave Depot! What to do when your sharp rock breaks? Recycle it! Archaeologists recently found that early humans

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