BP Continues to Pollute Local Landfills With Oil Spill Waste

September 7, 2010 by  
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There may — or may not — be some scientific disagreement about how much spilled oil remains in the Gulf of Mexico , but there’s no mystery about how much oily waste is collecting in local landfills: more than 50,000 tons . Although the waste contains the carcinogen benzene, federal law — in another costly giveaway to the industry — exempts wastes related to oil drilling from being classified as toxic, allowing BP to merrily offload their used boom and other materials to local landfills, including several that have histories of environmental problems. Read the rest of BP Continues to Pollute Local Landfills With Oil Spill Waste http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BP , bp oil spill , british petroleum , environmental heatlh , environmental justice , epa , gulf of mexico , offshore drilling , toxics , trash , Waste

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Obama Focuses on Green Energy and New Railways on Labor Day

September 7, 2010 by  
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Yesterday President Obama gave a Labor Day speech to citizens gathered at the Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that outlined his plan to create more jobs in America while strengthening the green economy. As the country’s unemployment rate hovers around nine percent, the President detailed his ideas for keeping that figure down and ensuring it stays down in the future

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6 Eco Offices That Beat Your Cubicle Any Day

September 7, 2010 by  
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Read the rest of 6 Eco Offices That Beat Your Cubicle Any Day http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , “prefabricated housing” , “sustainable architecture” , 2020challenge , aia , bore hole heat pump , California Academy of Art , Cheungvogl , chilled slab , Crepain Binst Architecture , Daylighting , eco design , eco office , european investment bank , glass facade , green architecture , Green Building , green design , green office , indoor gardens , Infrax west , ingenhoven architects , luxembourg , natural ventilation , Nunnmps office , officepod , pete frazier , Prefab , radiant coolings , site-sensitive building , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , thermal cooling , treetop office , VK group

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How can I make a reusable sandwich bag/lunch box?

February 23, 2010 by  
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Following on from yesterday’s lunch box post , I thought we might have a week of lunch themed items because a) I love lunch, mmm, lunch and b) it is often a lot more wasteful than most meals because most people tend to be away from home, with limited catering facilities and so are more likely to resort to pre-packed snacks.

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