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This $133 designer bag is made from trash

  • New York used 23 billion single-use plastic bags per year before the state banned them in 2020.
  • A typical bag is used for about 12 minutes, then thrown out, and only 10% are ever recycled.
  • One company is making $133 reusable totes each made from 95 plastic bags.

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Trump still hasn’t conceded the election — here’s how other presidential runner-ups have graciously bowed out in the past

  • Donald Trump has yet to concede the 2020 presidential election despite losing to former vice president Joe Biden.
  • Although concession speeches are not required, it has been a tradition for more than 100 years for the runner-up to acknowledge their defeat and offer words of encouragement to the victor.
  • We looked at presidential concession speeches from the past 60 years and found four elements that these addresses tend to have.
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