Paper cups can’t be recycled but they’re still better than plastic cups

recycling paper cups

Paper cups can’t be recycled. In fact, 99.7% of them aren’t recycled. Paper cups can’t be recycled because they need special facilities to separate the coating over them (hydrophobic coating). But that doesn’t mean they are completely useless. They are still better than plastic cups. Paper cups need much lesser resources over plastic cups to … Read more Paper cups can’t be recycled but they’re still better than plastic cups

Phytoplankton produce majority of Earth Oxygen

earth's oxygen comes from phytoplankton

Fun Plant Fact Most people believe that the earth’s oxygen comes from rainforests. However, that’s far from truth. Phytoplanktons are responsible for producing the majority of Earth’s oxygen. These tiny ocean plants called phytoplankton contribute 50-80% of the oxygen on earth In fact, the net oxygen produced by the Amazon rainforest is almost zero. Plants … Read more Phytoplankton produce majority of Earth Oxygen

Grow Bottlebrush from cutting – How to DIY

Growing bottlebrush from cutting

Bottlebrush or Callistemon plant holds its origin in Australia and Tasmania. It grows 3 to 4 meters tall and has gorgeous flowers. You can grow bottlebrush from cuttings – you will need some rooting powder, full sun, and regular hydration. Bottlebrush is a perfect little tree for growing in your home garden due to the … Read more Grow Bottlebrush from cutting – How to DIY

Does the earth’s magnetic field change over time?

The reversal of the earth’s magnetic field happens every 100,000 years or so. The frequency is not constant. It is important because several processes we see everyday are linked to it. However, geomagnetic reversal is least likely to cause us any harm. Let’s discuss how often does the earth’s magnetic field change over time. Why … Read more Does the earth’s magnetic field change over time?

Are starlings the only birds that murmurate?

Birds that show murmuration

Starlings are not the only birds that murmurate. Here’s some information I gathered on how starlings murmurate so beautifully and what are the other animals and birds that murmurate. Other animals and birds that murmurate/show swarm behavior Starlings are most commonly known to show this behavior. Other birds that murmurate are raptors, european honey buzzard, … Read more Are starlings the only birds that murmurate?