The short answer: Yes.
The long answer:
White paper is produced by bleaching the dried pulp, whether raw tree product or recycled.
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To produce a white paper product, the mill must bleach the pulp to remove color associated with remaining residual lignin. Typically, the bleaching chemicals (such as chlorine dioxide, ...
Some resources that I know of:
Current recommendations from the EPA are to look for products that are EPEAT registered.
iFixit produces repairability scores for smartphones, laptops, and tablets.
In 2018, The Green Electronics Council released their State of Sustainable IT procurement report.
In 2017, Greenpeace produced a Guide to Greener Electronics ...
Polystyrene recycles well. I’d look at intercepting some. Yes, you didn’t like this option. But it’s the best one I can think of off the top of my head.
Partially fill the bag with an inflated truck inner-tube or a few air mattresses, or heavy duty beach ball. This reduces the pellets.
Over the last 18 months I've stopped using shampoo at all (just water, and occasionally cider vinegar to prevent smells!) - Google for "no poo hair" for all the lowdown.
As well as eliminating shampoo (and the associated plastic bottles) I no longer use hair wax. I used to use this daily for styling my hair but now I don't need it: the natural oils and ...