20 Creative Ways To Reuse Plastic Milk Jugs

September 9, 2015 by  
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Millions of plastic milk jugs are thrown away each year. Most plastic milk containers are made from high-density polyethylene, also known as HDPE or No. 2 plastic. This means that milk jugs are recyclable, and most curbside recycling programs…

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Will Your Next T-Shirt be Made from Trees?

September 26, 2011 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC Bye-Bye Cotton, Hello Cellulose Fibers Cotton is a great fiber to make clothes with, but unfortunately, growing it causes huge environmental problems. It’s a crop that uses a lot of water, and most large cotton monocultures are doused in large quantities of pesticides. On top of that, growing cotton requires arable land, so it competes with food crops. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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World’s Major River Basins Could Double Food Production, With Better Water Efficiency

September 26, 2011 by  
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Water scarcity is certainly an issue for growing food in some areas, but a new report, published in Water International says that the world’s major rivers basins will have enough water to provide enough food for the growing human population over coming decades. In fact, if (and only if) efficiently and equitably managed, there will be enough water to double or triple food production. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Walgreens Plans 130 Solar-powered Stores Nationwide

September 26, 2011 by  
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With research showing the installed cost of solar dropping 11% in just 6 months , it’s little wonder that corporations like Wal-Mart are ramping up their plans to go solar aggressively . Walgreens made headline back in 2006 for its commitment to solar , but that commitment to solar has only continued. Now the company has just

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Oil & Gas Industry Jobs Overstated Four Times by American Petroleum Institute

September 26, 2011 by  
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And 40% of all oil industry jobs are minimum wage jobs at filling stations. Photo: Terry Robinson / CC BY SA You may have seen new ad from the American Petroleum Institute touting how many people the oil and gas industry employs, and the benefits of fossil fuels in general. API claims that 9.2 million people are employed in this way. Well, the

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100% Wooden Bike Primed to Set Land Speed Record

May 20, 2011 by  
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Photos via www.splinterbike.co.uk The SplinterBike is a bit of an engineering marvel.

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The Best Of TreeHugger Delivered To Your Inbox Daily or Weekly

May 20, 2011 by  
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Is keeping up with TreeHugger too much work? Let us help with our newsletters. We have a daily, edited by me, and a weekly, edited by Warren McLaren

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