Bathroom Products: Recycle This, Not That

January 18, 2017 by  
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While nearly 70 percent of Americans say they consistently recycle, only about 20 percent report consistently recycling in the bathroom. A big reason for that is simply not being sure just what can and can’t go in the recycling bin. Knowledge is…

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SEE: How Cell Phones Are Recycled

November 16, 2012 by  
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This year, 1.6 billion phones were manufactured. And in the blink of an eye, they’ll be outdated and probably sitting in a junk drawer. Currently, only about 10 percent of cell phones in the U.S. are recycled. It’s a problem that occurs for many…

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New Study Pinpoints 42 Key Conservation Areas for Saving Tigers

September 15, 2010 by  
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Photo via Jaymi Heimbuch It might seem like an obvious connection: figure out the key areas where tigers breed best and conserve those areas, rather than large swaths of general landscapes. Yet, it still isn’t being done. According to the authors of a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society, only about one third of the roughly 3,200 tigers left in the wild are breeding females.

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The Most Recycled Product in the U.S. Might Not be What You Expect

April 20, 2010 by  
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Photo: Public domain The Same Should Happen with Electric Car Batteries According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), only about 1/3 of all waste in the U.S. is recycled or reused. 2/3 are going to landfills or incinerators

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UK’s Cycle to Work Guarantee: Good Idea, But Doesn’t Go Far Enough…

October 30, 2009 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC Storing, Changing, Buying, Repairing, Inspiring The UK transport secretary, Andrew Adonis, has launched a new program to encourage more people to commute to work on bicycles. Currently, only about 3% of UK citizens do that, compared to about 40% in Copenhagen

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Voices from Hopenhagen: Laurie David

October 30, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Hopenhagen.com This guest post by Laurie David is the first in a series of articles we’ll publish from the Hopenhagen movement . We are in much worse shape now than anyone could have anticipated, but we’ve also never been closer to rallying the world leaders to solving the problem of global warming once and for all. But facts are grim.

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Michael Jackson’s Eco-Message, Ellen’s Meat-Free Meal, and More

October 30, 2009 by  
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Photo via MichaelJackson.com Though the footage of Michael Jackson in rehearsals for his final tour was never meant for public release, director Kenny Ortega’s This Is It –now in theaters for two weeks only–has been earning solid reviews from fans and critics. But while the behind-the-scenes angle gives fans a unique perspective on Jackson’s professional life, does it address his environmental passion?… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Congress Gets a Zero Emissions Electric Bus

October 30, 2009 by  
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Photos via Autoblog Green While Congressmen struggle with climate legislation and clean energy reform, at least they’ll be able to get an emissions-free ride to the proceedings. The Proterra electric bus made its debut on Capitol Hill yesterday, and looks set to deliver zero emission, fast-charging public transportation

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