Green Tips

6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July 6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July

Although the Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate our freedom with... 

8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah 8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! Running from today, Dec. 12, to Dec. 20 … The post 8 Green... 

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you... 

Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home

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Green Tech

How To Recycle Space Debris: Earth’s Front Porch Is a Mess How To Recycle Space Debris: Earth’s Front Porch Is a Mess

Humanity started exploring the solar system only 60 years ago … The post How... 

Starbucks $1 Million Compostable Cup Challenge Starbucks $1 Million Compostable Cup Challenge

Taking a page from the race to space and solving … The post Starbucks $1 Million... 

Utility Solar Installations to Grow Despite Tariff Utility Solar Installations to Grow Despite Tariff

U.S. electric utility purchases of solar energy soared in the … The post Utility... 

Sustainability in Your Ear —  Tapp Water’s Biodegradable Water Faucet Filters Slashes Plastic Pollution Sustainability in Your Ear — Tapp Water’s Biodegradable Water Faucet Filters Slashes Plastic Pollution

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Recycle

Indonesia accepts plastic bottles in exchange for free bus rides Indonesia accepts plastic bottles in exchange for free bus rides

Plastic waste is a huge problem in Indonesia , and this has led the country’s second-largest city to come up with a novel approach to encourage residents to recycle — free bus rides in exchange for used plastic bottles and cups. The city of Surabaya launched the initiative back in April, and commuters can ride city buses by either dropping off... [Read more from this category]

How To Recycle Space Debris: Earth’s Front Porch Is a Mess How To Recycle Space Debris: Earth’s Front Porch Is a Mess

Humanity started exploring the solar system only 60 years ago … The post How To Recycle Space Debris: Earth’s Front Porch Is a Mess appeared first on Earth911.com. Read the original here: How To Recycle Space Debris: Earth’s Front Porch Is a Mess  Read More →

Oregon initiates first modern statewide refillable glass bottle system in the US Oregon initiates first modern statewide refillable glass bottle system in the US

At the beginning of the century, refillable bottles were the only option when you purchased a beer or soda from the local merchant. With the invention of the steel can in 1938, however, that practice began to change. Within 10 years, the 100 percent refillable glass usage for beer had dropped to 84 percent. When non-refillable glass started taking... [Read more from this category]

How to throw a fun, zero waste Halloween party How to throw a fun, zero waste Halloween party

October is flying by, and Halloween will be here before you know it. To celebrate the holiday, many of us like to throw a party at home, work or school full of pumpkins, candy, costumes, food and decorations. Americans spend billions of dollars on Halloween every year, and many of the things that we buy (plus the packaging) end up in the trash on November... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Indonesia accepts plastic bottles in exchange for free bus rides Indonesia accepts plastic bottles in exchange for free bus rides

Plastic waste is a huge problem in Indonesia , and this has led the country’s second-largest city to come up with a novel approach to encourage residents to recycle — free bus rides in exchange for used plastic bottles and cups. The city of Surabaya launched the initiative back in April, and commuters can ride city buses by either dropping off... [Read more from this category]

Microplastics have made their way into human poop Microplastics have made their way into human poop

Each year, humans around the world produce about 882 billion pounds of plastic waste, and about 80 percent of it ends up in landfills or in the natural environment. Now, scientists are beginning to study the effects of microplastics on people, and it turns out that they are showing up in human poop after contaminating our food . Microplastics are the... [Read more from this category]

Zambia plans to cull 2,000 hippos over the next 5 years Zambia plans to cull 2,000 hippos over the next 5 years

Two years ago, the Republic of Zambia in south-central Africa suspended its plans for the controlled slaughter of up to 2,000 hippos over five years following protests from animal rights activists . The country has recently revived those plans, claiming that the water levels in the Luangwa River — where most of the hippos are located — can’t... [Read more from this category]

A floating greenhouse is inserted behind a renovated Belgian home A floating greenhouse is inserted behind a renovated Belgian home

Urban farming can be tough, especially when it’s in the middle of the densely packed Belgian city of Mechelen. But thanks to the determination of a client “with green fingers” and the clever design thinking of Belgian architecture firm dmvA , a solution was conceived in House TP, a renovation project with a new greenhouse in the rear. In addition... [Read more from this category]

The Screen House comfortably and sustainably connects with the outdoors The Screen House comfortably and sustainably connects with the outdoors

When Camberwell-based design practice Warc Studio Architects was tapped to renovate and extend an existing Edwardian residence in Victoria, the Australian firm also wanted to open the house to greater connection with the outdoors. To mitigate the site’s potentially harsh western aspect and hot summers, the architects strategically constructed an... [Read more from this category]

This geometric cabin in Slovenia is a perfect romantic getaway for nature-lovers This geometric cabin in Slovenia is a perfect romantic getaway for nature-lovers

For those looking to enjoy a serene glamping retreat, this tiny geometric cabin in Slovenia is a dream getaway. Located near the region of Maribor, the itsy-bitsy wooden hut is designed to blend seamlessly into the natural landscape thanks to a large glazed front wall that looks out over the expansive rolling hills. Guests can enjoy the fresh air while... [Read more from this category]

Reduction is no longer enough: Welcome to the new age of carbon removal Reduction is no longer enough: Welcome to the new age of carbon removal

A heightened focus on solutions for sucking CO2 out of the atmosphere. View original post here: Reduction is no longer enough: Welcome to the new age of carbon removal  Read More →

How Novozymes harnesses the sustainability superpower of enzymes How Novozymes harnesses the sustainability superpower of enzymes

The Danish biotech firm also aims to advance renewables and circular solutions. Go here to see the original: How Novozymes harnesses the sustainability superpower of enzymes  Read More →

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