The Laws on Plastic Bags: To Ban or Tax?

August 4, 2017 by  
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When it comes to single-use plastic bags, the disposal issue is becoming less about whether they are recycled and more about what some cities are doing to reduce their existence in the first place. If you live in a city near a body of water, it’s…

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Infographic: Recycling Shingles

September 11, 2013 by  
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Ever wondered what becomes of shingles when they’re no longer serving their purpose on rooftops? Many are used in asphalt to pave roads — which is a much better alternative than being sent to a landfill. Learn more about how …

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Camping Gets Cooler with New Hammock Shelter

September 11, 2013 by  
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Stay dry and protected on your next camping trip — and well off the ground — with the Nubé.

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7 Tips for Donating to Habitat for Humanity ReStore

September 11, 2013 by  
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Follow this guide to making a smooth and successful donation to a local Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

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Africa, optimism and what it means for companies

September 6, 2012 by  
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While the public opinion about the world's future is down, it's a different story when it comes to Africa. Learning more about this sentiment can serve companies well when it comes to managing their reputation.

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A bleak or bright future? Depends on which conference you attend

June 26, 2012 by  
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Why is the mood at Sustainable Brands so much bleaker than at LOHAS? It may be more about problems than solutions.

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Parking Strip Becomes Garden with Free Produce for Neighbors (Video)

November 25, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Peak Moment TV From backyard permaculture to urban homesteads , we see plenty of people ripping up lawns and trying to grow more food for themselves and their families.

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"Watcha Gonna Do (with all that Poo)" Song Questions CAFO Waste With Humor

November 25, 2010 by  
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Every so often there’s a really great sad-but-true-made-funny video that comes out, and this is a perfect one for today considering Thanksgiving is a day of feasting. This humorous but still sort of serious song is by Adam Cole, singing about CAFOs and the massive amounts of waste they crea… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Consumers Confused by EPA’s New Car Labels

September 30, 2010 by  
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The EPA announced it will redesign its label for new cars to make it easier for consumers to buy the cleanest, most fuel efficient models. But in a recent poll, the two label designs proposed by the EPA confused consumers, who cared more about gas mileage and fuel costs than the new environmental information the EPA now wants to include.

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Does CSR Reporting Help the Planet, or Just Help Reporting?

September 30, 2010 by  
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Despite the recent boom of CSR reports published and the number of reporting guidelines in existence, without benchmarks for continual improvement, companies get stuck on a treadmill of reporting for reporting’s sake.

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