Why We Should All Live in Earthships

November 2, 2016 by  
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Over the years, as I’ve become more and more in touch with the ways of green and natural living, I’ve started to become more aware of the things in my home that aren’t quite what they could be. We rent now for a variety of reasons, but one reason…

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Getting Schooled In Recycling

February 9, 2016 by  
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There’s no such thing as recycling school, but one recycling center in Brooklyn, N.Y., comes pretty close. Situated on a pier in the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, Sims Municipal Recycling’s 11-acre Sunset Park materials recovery facility…

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Retailer Launches World’s First Vacuum Recycling Website

October 23, 2012 by  
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There are certain household items that you might never think about recycling until they break down. Because of the complexity of a vacuum’s parts, your local recycling options might be limited, but one new Washington D.C. company thinks it’s up to…

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Canadian Brewers Craft Swag from Beer Waste

October 4, 2012 by  
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Beer brewers have plenty of gross words to deal with in the process of making a delicious beer (wort, mash, yeast), but one Canadian couple chooses to deal with CRAP. Short for ‘Craftbrewers Recycled Art Project,’ brewers CRAP is the brainchild of…

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Canadian Brewers Craft Swag from Beer Waste

October 4, 2012 by  
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Beer brewers have plenty of gross words to deal with in the process of making a delicious beer (wort, mash, yeast), but one Canadian couple chooses to deal with CRAP. Short for ‘Craftbrewers Recycled Art Project,’ brewers CRAP is the brainchild of…

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Movement Stamps Out Straws in London Neighborhood

May 31, 2012 by  
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Straws are a modern convenience that act as the middle man between drink and mouth, but one London community is looking to cut out the middle man entirely. The Straw Wars initiative in London’s SOHO neighborhood encourages area bars,…

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Non-Profit Cuts E-Waste by Refurbishing Computers

April 5, 2012 by  
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You might think your old laptop is dead, but one Seattle-based non-profit can breathe new life into your old, worn-out, virus-ridden computer to benefit someone in need. Before you prepare yourself for a round of E-waste or send your laptop off to…

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VIDEO: String Lights Made Into Slippers in China

December 29, 2011 by  
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You get a pass to leave those Christmas lights up through New Year’s Day, but come Jan. 2 you’ve crossed the tacky line. You can recycle string lights, but one company in China has come up with a clever way to wear their lights. A…

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"We Grow As Much Lawn as Wheat": A Guerilla Gardener Debunks Food Scarcity (Video)

November 17, 2011 by  
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We hear a lot about food scarcity, but one permaculturist argues itis just a social construct. Who needs lawns, after all?

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New York Already Has Twice The Average Warming & Sea Level Rise, More To Come

November 17, 2011 by  
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The first statewide assessment of climate change effects on New York State paints a grim picture.

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