Is Michigan’s Ban on Plastic Bag Bans Bad News for Waterways?

January 12, 2017 by  
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In 2016, a wave of plastic bag bans took effect across the country. In New York City, the city council approved a 5-cent fee, and the Massachusetts State Senate approved a 10-cent fee for paper bags and a ban on plastic bags. In California, voters…

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Interns: A secret weapon to curb corporate pollution

January 19, 2016 by  
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Companies across the country are realizing the value of pollution prevention interns.

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A Colorful Tale: Why Leftover Crayons Are Now Being Hospitalized

December 14, 2015 by  
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Every year, up to 75,000 pounds of broken crayons are thrown away and wind up in landfills across the country. This number is concerning as crayon wax isn’t biodegradable, so it will never break down. Instead, it will leave a waxy sludge in our…

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As Cities Lose Money, Is Recycling Still Worth It?

December 10, 2015 by  
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When news spread earlier this year that more than 2,000 cities and towns across the country are paying to dispose of their recyclables — rather than being paid for their recyclables — it got people wondering whether recycling makes financial sense….

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5 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Wasting Phone Books

March 14, 2013 by  
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A phone book is a terrible thing to waste. Every year, millions of printed phone directories are distributed to residences and businesses across the country. Check out these frequently asked questions to see if you’ve got your phone book basics…

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VIDEO: Volunteers Remove 29 Tons of Waste from Waterways

October 9, 2012 by  
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During its annual cleanup season, eco-friendly apparel company United By Blue gathers hundreds of volunteers from across the country to help clean trash out of our local waterways. With a mission statement that promises to remove one pound of waste…

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Reverse Vending Machine Expands Its Reach

June 1, 2012 by  
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The reverse vending machine isn’t a new idea. Different machines have sprouted up across the country in recent years that take in recyclables – some in exchange for cash, others swap and trade for new items. The Swap-O-Matic wants to expand the…

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Do More than Just Leaf Peep

October 4, 2011 by  
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The Foliage Network relies on the observations of people across the country.

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Target Aims for Greater Energy Efficiency

January 22, 2010 by  
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To accelerate energy efficiency, we need to capture the imagination of individuals from college dorm rooms to corporate boardrooms across the country.

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League of Conservation Voters Gives Obama a ‘Solid B+’ on His First Year in Office

January 21, 2010 by  
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The League of Conservation Voters highly praised U.S. President Barack Obama for superlative work to foster clean energy and curb climate change during his first year in office — and then gave the nation’s chief executive a B+ for his efforts.

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