6 Retailers with Impressive Recycling Programs

April 10, 2017 by  
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Although many common household items are easy for most of us to recycle through municipalities, others are more complicated. Some retailers have stepped up by offering recycling programs to encourage wider participation. These six retailers that…

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How Keeping Chickens Can Help You Go Green

June 3, 2016 by  
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There are many reasons why people choose to raise backyard chickens. Some want to go green, some want the eggs or meat, others want pets, and still others are looking for a combination of practicality and fun. Whatever the reason, raising chickens…

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Au Naturel Gift Ideas

August 12, 2013 by  
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While some of nature’s gifts — such as a gorgeous sunset or a perfect rainbow — are impossible to wrap, others are perfect for sharing with friends and family. Finding natural-themed gifts, or those inspired by nature, provides a…

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Stem Cells May One Day Revive Species From Extinction

September 5, 2011 by  
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Photo: derekkeats / cc With countless endangered animals teetering on the brink of extinction throughout the world, the work of preservation has never been more important. But as conservationists work tirelessly to mitigate the numerous dangers which threaten to eliminate entire species altogether, others are exploring advances in medical technology which could hold the key to reviving them in case that happens. Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute at the San Diego Zoo have begun collecting stem cells from endangered species in th… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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"Oyster Gardeners" Rebuild a Once Thriving Population in the Chesapeake Bay

September 4, 2011 by  
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Photo: Sam Beebe / Ecotrust Scientists say that the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population has dramatically declined to 5 percent of what it was when European settlers first inhabited the area, according to an article in Reuters . Unsustainable fishing practices,

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Check out NYC’s Hottest Pool Party in a Vacant Parking Lot

September 4, 2011 by  
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The Pools at The Palms photo by Bonnie Hulkower Several arts groups came together to create the 15,000 square-foot pool party space, cheekily named ” The Palms .” The idea is to look like a 1940s Florida resort hotel lobby, complete with fancy cocktails. But this is not your grandmother’s Boca Raton 1940s summer party. This is a summer

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5 Crazy But Clever Places to Put Data Centers

March 15, 2010 by  
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Photo of data center in limestone cave, via Computerworld Data centers suck up a lot of energy , so it pays to put servers in places that can keep them cool and running efficiently.

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EPA Issues Tighter Regulation For Existing Stationary Diesel Engines

February 19, 2010 by  
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A stationary diesel engine on a dairy farm. Photo: nwnyteam Victory for Air Quality Just in the US, there are at least 900,000 stationary diesel engines generating electricity, mostly for agricultural and industrial purposes

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