'Marketplace:' Divorce, an Environmental Hazard? Michigan State University researchers have added divorce to the long list of things that are bad for the environment. In the U.S., divorcees occupy 38-million extra rooms and the researchers argue it dramatically increases water and electricity consumption.
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'Marketplace:' Divorce, an Environmental Hazard?

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'Marketplace:' Divorce, an Environmental Hazard?

'Marketplace:' Divorce, an Environmental Hazard?

'Marketplace:' Divorce, an Environmental Hazard?

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Michigan State University researchers have added divorce to the long list of things that are bad for the environment. In the U.S., divorcees occupy 38-million extra rooms and the researchers argue it dramatically increases water and electricity consumption. Alex Chadwick talks to Marketplace's Bob Moon about this "resource inefficiency."