Six of the largest school districts in the US are ditching polystyrene

May 23, 2015 by  
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Six of the largest school districts in the nation announced that they are ditching  polystyrene trays (more commonly known as styrofoam) for eco-friendly compostable plates. The move is the result of a years long effort to get schools to introduce environmentally friendly options into our schools and it will not only be better for the environment, but it will help educate kids about the importance of making sustainable choices. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco friendly cafeteria , Eco friendly food , eco friendly food trays , eco friendly plates , eco friendly school , eco friendly schools , polystyrene , schools ditching styrofoam , styrofoam , styrofoam alternatives

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Energy Dept Releases Fracking Recommendations – New Yorkers Split On Supporting Shale Gas

August 11, 2011 by  
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photo: Marcellus Protest / CC BY As expected, the DoE has announced its recommendations on what to do about the safety and environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, more commonly and colloquially known as fracking

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Aurora Borealis: Nature’s Holiday Light Display (Slideshow)

December 29, 2009 by  
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Image credit: nick_russill /Flickr Named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, and Boreas , Greek for “northern wind,” the aurora borealis is more commonly known as the “northern lights.” “Polar lights,” however, is a more accurate name, as they occur in both the northern and southern hemispheres, but intensify with increasing proximity to the magnetic poles. There is a lot more to this seemingly magical phenomena than pretty lights

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Solar Industry Says End Fossil Fuel Subsidies And Expect A Solar Boom

December 29, 2009 by  
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Photo via Flickr A report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) found that power from the sun could generate 15 percent of America’s power in the next decade, but only if Washington levels the playing field on subsidies. The fossil fuel industry, led by oil and coal, received $72 billion in total federal subsidies from 2002 to 2008, but earlier this year President Obama called for those subsidies to end…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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