TRC #484: Contact Lenses + Vegetarianism Rates + Plastic vs Reusable Bags

After a recent run-in with a rogue contact lens Cristina asks, what would happen if you never took your contacts out? Darren looks at the rates of vegetarianism and what the statistics really mean. Finally, Adam breaks downs how many times you need to use reusable bags to offset the use of plastic ones.

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Contact Lense

Digg: What Would Happen If You Never Took Your Contacts Out?

CTV: 27 Contact Lenses Found Lodged In Woman’s Eye

CNN: Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman’s eye

Self: This Is Exactly What You Should Do If Your Contact Lens Gets Lost In Your Eye

Wiki: Conjunctiva

Bio Jason Jedlicka

Understanding The Tear Film

8 Terrible Side Effects From Wearing Contacts Too Long

Vegetarianism Rates

Psychology Today

Vancouver Humane Society

Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada

Iodine Paper

Top Trends Report on Veganism

Wikipedia

Vegetarian Resource Group

Plastic vs Reusable Bags

Le sac réutilisable doit être utilisé souvent pour battre le sac de plastique – Le journal de Montréal

RECYC-QUÉBEC diffuse l’étude du CIRAIG sur les impacts environnementaux et économiques des sacs d’emplettes : le meilleur choix demeure de ne pas utiliser de sac! (Press release) – RECYC-QUÉBEC

Informations pour les municipalités qui envisagent un bannissement des sacs d’emplettes à usage unique – RECYC-QUÉBEC

Faits saillants des résultats de l’analyse du cycle de vie environnementale

et économique des sacs d’emplettes (Fact sheet) – RECYC-QUÉBEC

RAPPORT TECHNIQUE FINAL – ANALYSE DU CYCLE DE VIE DES SACS D’EMPLETTES AU QUÉBEC (Full report) – CIRAIG

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