6 Ways to Turn Mailed Trash into Treasure

May 29, 2018 by  
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If you’re anything like the average person, a trip to … The post 6 Ways to Turn Mailed Trash into Treasure appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Infographic: 5 Ways to Go Zero Waste

May 22, 2018 by  
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Every day, the average American creates about 4.4 pounds of … The post Infographic: 5 Ways to Go Zero Waste appeared first on Earth911.com.

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U.S. Recycles Waste to Reach Moon and Back 10 Times

March 30, 2017 by  
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People make a lot of excuses when it comes to not recycling, and one of those is the idea that one person’s contributions don’t really matter. But consider that the average American’s recycling of 1.51 pounds a day adds up to 551…

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Zappos redesigns its shoe boxes to be infinitely reusable

May 29, 2016 by  
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With more and more of us now ordering basic goods online, the average person’s life is starting to include more cardboard than ever before. Online shoe retailer Zappos has decided to do its part in cutting down on cardboard waste by redesigning its packaging in a truly innovative way. Instead of ending up in a landfill, each box is able to take on a second life as a fun or useful craft project.  

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How GE illuminated San Diego — smartly

December 15, 2015 by  
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The City of San Diego is lit with something quite a bit smarter than the average city. In a pilot program with GE Lighting, San Diego is slowly replacing its street lights with a system of sensor-driven LED lights that also serve as a base layer for smart city services.

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6 ways to make small businesses more resilient

December 15, 2015 by  
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Businesses in developing countries can use some help.

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Why science-based targets are effective

December 15, 2015 by  
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The majority of corporations are voluntarily setting emission targets, but are they doing enough?

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A New Home Built From Garbage? Yours Could Be Next.

September 21, 2015 by  
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A study conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) study estimates that up to 8,000 pounds of waste are created during the construction of the average 2,000 square foot home. Most of that waste is wood, cardboard and drywall –…

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Fake California Water Company paints a clear picture of drought

September 15, 2015 by  
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Artist Chris Onesto reveals the severity of California’s drought with poignant visuals. Disguised as a regular bottled water company geared toward the average consumer, The California Water Company’s plastic bottles  represent plunging water levels in California, using scarcely-filled bottles and ad-speak messages to make the drought more understandable for the average consumer. Read the rest of Fake California Water Company paints a clear picture of drought

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INFOGRAPHIC: The dirtiest, most germ-ridden items you touch every day

January 15, 2015 by  
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Avoiding the worst germs isn’t as simple as dodging hand rails and hovering over toilet seats. Did you know that there is 200 times more fecal  bacteria on the average kitchen cutting board than on a toilet seat? Or that the average toothbrush is home to more than 100 million bacteria? This infographic details the litany of surprisingly filthy things that you encounter on a daily basis, whether at home, at work or on the go, courtesy of the Cleaning Services Group .  Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: The dirtiest, most germ-ridden items you touch every day Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: avoiding every day germs , avoiding germs , bacteria , cleaning germs , daily germs , every day germs , germ hiding places , germ infographic , germ places , germs , viruses

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