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The 10 weirdest eco-questions on the planet

The 10 weirdest eco-questions on the planet

&nbsp Comments 25 Apr 2012 6:44 AM The 10 weirdest eco-questions on the planet By Ask Umbra Editor’s note: This week Grist is celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Ask Umbra advice column. Today, we look at a few of the perplexingest questions our readers have ever sent. Losing sleep over a green conundrum? Ask Umbra . 10. How can I recycle my pencil stubs ? In which Umbra suggests erase to the finish. 9. Does licking my dinner plate keep waste out of the landfill? If the stew fits. 8. Are condoms recyclable ? At last, a tip we can get behind. 7. Can I recycle a beer bottle with a lime wedge in it ? Your glass is totally smashed. 6. What’s the greenest method of disposing of a corpse ? We’d reference Weekend at Bernie’s , but we don’t want to date ourselves. 5. Do hot air balloons hurt the environment? This one’s a real basket case. 4. Is chewing gum biodegradable ? Ease...

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