Via Phillip Pessar
Via Phillip Pessar

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that Trader Joe’s slacked off so much on refrigerator maintenance that it released a very large quantity of the greenhouse gas R-22 (better known as Freon) into the atmosphere. R-22 is a doozy of a greenhouse gas, with 1,800 times the global-warming potential of carbon dioxide.

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