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Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana leaves as sustainable packaging

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-31-thailand-vietnam-use-banana-leaves-as-sustainable-packaging.html

Banana leaves as biodegradable wrapping for produce Several stores in Thailand’s neighbor Vietnam have also switched to banana leaves as disposable packaging. ... One of its stores held a pilot trial for the practice of wrapping vegetable produce in banana leaves . "...

Going green: Plastic is out, banana leaves are in for supermarket food packaging in Thailand and Vietnam

https://naturalnews.com/2019-05-26-going-green-plastic-is-out-banana-leaves-food-packaging.html

On the other hand. some stores in Vietnam have also started using banana leaves as an alternate means of packaging. ... Meanwhile, the Big C chain started using banana leaves in Hanoi last April 1. Banana leaves are a promising sustainable packaging choice for Thailand because the trees are common throughout the region. "...

Yeah, that's really smart: Some people are smoking drugs laced with bug spray for an extra high

https://naturalnews.com/2018-06-05-some-people-are-smoking-drugs-laced-with-bug-spray-for-an-extra-high.html

As Indianapolis Star reports, typical drugs such as marijuana, tobacco, synthetic cannabinoids, and even banana leaves could be among the types of drugs that are now made available after being soaked in bug spray. "...

Bougainvillea leaves show potential as a natural diabetes treatment

https://naturalnews.com/2018-12-20-bougainvillea-leaves-show-potential-as-natural-diabetes-treatment.html

Its vibrant colored leaves, which people often mistake as flowers, are rich in compounds that contribute to its many health benefits. ... Moreover, the leaves also contain pinitol, which has exhibited an insulin-like effect. "...

Banana stem juice demonstrates antidiabetic potential - study

https://naturalnews.com/2018-09-30-banana-stem-juice-antidiabetic-potential-study.html

Their study, which was published in Czech Journal of Food Sciences, determined the phytochemicals present in banana stem juices that have antidiabetic property. - The leaves, peels, roots, and stems of banana plants are commonly used traditional treatments for diarrhea, dysentery, intestinal colitis, inflammation, pain, and snakebites. - Low molecular weight bioactive compounds that have potential pharmaceutical applications have been discovered in bananas. ... Learn more ...

Cyanide-contaminated soil can be treated with agro-waste made from banana, pineapple, and watermelon

https://naturalnews.com/2018-09-27-cyanide-contaminated-soil-can-be-treated-with-agro-waste.html

Before it is consumed, cassava is usually processed to eliminate the presence of toxic cyanogenic glucosides in the roots and leaves. ... The samples had one, five, or 10 percent of banana, pineapple, and watermelon wastes, respectively. "...

Banana Republicans: How the Right Wing Is Turning America into a One-Party State

https://naturalnews.com/018564_America_banana_Republicans.html

." - - Banana Republicans: How the Right Wing Is Turning America into a One-Party State by Sheldon Rampton, published by Jeremy P. ... BANANA REPUBLICANS is a book that will have you shaking your head in disgust or despair every few pages. "...

Banana Boat sunscreen may ignite on your skin: Flammable chemicals pose health risk

https://naturalnews.com/037713_sunscreen_Banana_Boat_flammable_chemicals.html

From the mid-1950s throughout the reminder of the 20th century, UFO stories were the bizarre news scoops that were common in magazines and newspapers. ... Another case handled by this group involved an insect repellent with a high concentration of DEET that ignited while on a claimant's skin while burning leaves. "...

Biodegradable (and edible) seaweed may soon replace plastic packaging on food in an effort to reduce pollution

https://naturalnews.com/2017-10-12-biodegradable-and-edible-seaweed-may-soon-replace-plastic-packaging-on-food-in-an-effort-to-reduce-pollution.html

The long marketing chain, on the other hand, leaves the vast majority of them poor and unable to care for their families’ needs. ... Sources include: DailyMail.co.uk Evoware.id Conserve-Energy-Future.com Previous :EPA announces new reporting rules on nano-sized particles manufactured in the United States Next : New numbers reveal more than 100 KIDS per day being seen in U.S. hospitals with opioid addiction - More news on biodegradable Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana ...

Effortlessly eco-wash your laundry to save money and the environment

https://naturalnews.com/2019-03-09-effortlessly-eco-wash-your-laundry-to-save-money-and-the-environment.html

Sources include: TheGuardian.com Livestrong.com Previous :Medical marijuana goes mainstream as seniors look to relieve chronic pain Next : Stroke rates rise 42 percent among young men over roughly the last two decades - More news on eco-friendly Scientists develop new material that captures CO2 and turns it into “useful organic chemicals” The war on plastic rages on: Bali government bans single-use plastics Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana leaves as sustainable ...

Green glue: Tannins from softwood are being used as a renewable alternative to toxic phenol compounds in glue

https://naturalnews.com/2018-08-09-green-glue-tannins-from-softwood-are-being-used-as-a-renewable-alternative.html

Sources include: AlphaGalileo.org PolymerDatabase.com ATSDR.CDC.gov AmericanSoftwoods.com Previous :It’s the vitamin D: Cancer patients exposed to bright light had better sleep after receiving treatment Next : Schizophrenia patients are benefiting from “avatar therapy” which gives a face to their auditory hallucinations - More news on eco-friendly Scientists develop new material that captures CO2 and turns it into “useful organic chemicals” The war on plastic rages on: Bali government bans single-use ...

More natural pollution solutions: Enzymes from horse radish found to effectively remove phenols from polluted waters

https://naturalnews.com/2018-08-07-enzymes-from-horse-radish-found-to-effectively-remove-phenols-from-polluted-waters.html

Sources include: Science.news IOSRJournals.org WWF.Panda.org Water-Pollution.org.uk Previous :Kids who are physically active have better long-term success in education, labor market Next : Bright light stimulates memory and learning, according to research - More news on eco-friendly Scientists develop new material that captures CO2 and turns it into “useful organic chemicals” The war on plastic rages on: Bali government bans single-use plastics Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana ...

EU sets a 70 percent recycling target for waste by 2020, starts by designing a modified bacteria that lives off plastic

https://naturalnews.com/2018-05-18-eu-sets-a-70-recycling-target-for-waste-by-2020-starts-by-designing-a-modified-bacteria-that-lives-off-plastic.html

Sources include: CORDIS.Europa.eu Nanowerk.com Previous :Excess heat from a data center re-purposed to warm people’s homes in Stockholm Next : Researchers develop thin film that can turn heat from electronics into energy - More news on biodegradable Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana leaves as sustainable packaging Grow your own cup: Biodegradable cups made from gourds may end single-use coffee cups Biodegradable “transparent” timber works just as well as glass ...

Sensual sweet seduction: Why chocolate is good for your heart, brain, and mood

https://naturalnews.com/2018-05-01-sensual-sweet-seduction-why-chocolate-is-good-for-your-heart-brain-and-mood.html

The seeds are placed in large fermentation trays that are stacked and covered in banana leaves, where they are left for two to seven days. "...

Italian village where most live to be 100 reveals the secret to a long life

https://naturalnews.com/2017-07-01-italian-village-where-most-live-to-be-100-reveals-the-secret-to-a-long-life.html

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Biodegradable "transparent" timber works just as well as glass in windows

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-25-biodegradable-transparent-timber-works-glass-in-windows.html

- More news on biodegradable Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana leaves as sustainable packaging Grow your own cup: Biodegradable cups made from gourds may end single-use coffee cups Biodegradable “transparent” timber works just as well as glass in windows Chitosan – a sugar derived from shellfish – can improve crop growth Can chitosan be a promising carrier for plant growth-boosting bacteria? "...

Scientists propose using yeast to clean up radioactive waste sites in a safe, cost-effective and eco-friendly manner

https://naturalnews.com/2018-01-10-scientists-propose-yeast-to-clean-up-radioactive-waste-sites.html

Sources include: ScienceDaily.com Manchester.ac.uk Previous :“Google campus” dangers revealed: Schools that have embraced Google are experiencing security breeches Next : Rare form of deadly eye cancer normally diagnosed in older men is killing young women in North Carolina – and doctors don’t know why - More news on eco-friendly Scientists develop new material that captures CO2 and turns it into “useful organic chemicals” The war on plastic rages on: Bali government bans single-use plastics Plastic ...

Nutrient-rich mushrooms can significantly lower the risk of cognitive decline

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-31-mushrooms-lower-the-risk-of-cognitive-decline.html

Sources include: NaturalHealth365.com Content.IOSPress.com Previous :Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana leaves as sustainable packaging Next : Research identifies the culprit that makes women more susceptible to migraines - More news on aging Humans have a “salamander-like regenerative capacity” to regrow cartilage in joints Promote bone health and lower osteoporosis risk by incorporating these essential nutrients and minerals into your diet Study: Lithium treatments ...

Grow your own cup: Biodegradable cups made from gourds may end single-use coffee cups

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-30-cups-made-from-gourds-may-end-single-use-coffee-cups.html

Sources include: DailyMail.co.uk 3ders.org Previous :Eating foods rich in sulfur benefits the body – here’s how Next : Plastic waste reduced: Thailand and Vietnam use banana leaves as sustainable packaging - More news on 3D printing Scientists develop FACE MASK that speeds up coronavirus testing 3D-printed generator allows you to generate electricity from snowfall Bioengineers discover “breakthrough” technique: 3D-printed organs to be available in the next two decades Grow your ...

Wild bees are ESSENTIAL for producing larger and better blueberries

https://naturalnews.com/2019-05-25-wild-bees-are-essential-for-producing-blueberries.html

Sources include: ScienceDaily.com BuzzAboutBees.net Previous :Increase your chance of survival: Common causes of death during a disaster and how to avoid them Next : Going green: Plastic is out, banana leaves are in for supermarket food packaging in Thailand and Vietnam - More news on agriculture The language of Nature: Plants communicate with each other to send alerts about incoming pests Food prices soar as countries rush to hoard food amid worsening pandemic Two pesticides approved ...