Levi’s Turns Bottles, Food Trays into Jeans

October 22, 2012 by  
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Soon the plastic from your water bottle might make it into your jeans. Last year, Americans consumed 9.1 billion gallons of bottled water. They also spent $13.8 billion on jeans. Levi Strauss decided to capitalize on both figures for a new pair of…

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Earth911 Joins Coke, will.i.am in Launch of New EKOCYCLE Brand

July 31, 2012 by  
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will.i.am and The Coca-Cola Company are collaborating with other iconic brands, including Earth911, to inspire a global movement with the launch of EKOCYCLE – a stand-alone brand initiative dedicated to helping encourage recycling behavior…

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16 Billion Beverage Containers Recycled in Calif. Last Year

May 16, 2012 by  
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California might be the most populous state in the country at nearly 38 million people, but it’s high recycling rates are still staggering. According to CalRecycle’s Biannual Report of Beverage Container Sales, Returns, Redemption, and…

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VIDEO: Soda Bottles Upcycled into Solar Light Bulbs

January 31, 2012 by  
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In 2009, 3 million households outside of Manila, Philippines, still didn’t have access to electricity, according to the country’s electrification commission. But the MyShelter Foundation wants to help Filipino families get out of the dark, aiming…

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Calif. Files Suit Over Biodegradable Plastic Bottles

November 7, 2011 by  
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  Balance and AquaMantra, both makers of bottled water, tout their plastic water bottles as 100 percent biodegradable and recyclable, but the State of California is taking issue with these assertions. Late last month, California’s Attorney…

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Walmart to Sell Recycled Pet Toys

October 14, 2010 by  
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One of the often forgotten elements of recycling is the need to make new products out of the material collected.

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Tech Company Sets Sights on No. 1 in Green

October 13, 2010 by  
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In a crowded auditorium in Tokyo last week, Panasonic Corporation President Fumio Ohtsubo announced an aggressive action plan to become the No. 1 green innovation company in the electronics industry by its 100th anniversary in 2018. Holding the..

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Lowe’s Launches Massive Public Recycling Program

October 6, 2010 by  
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Lowe’s recently debuted a three-in-one recycling bin at 1,700 U.S. stores that provides a take-back program for compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), rechargeable batteries/cell phones and plastic bags. It’s the latest in a growing list of..

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The Best Eco Gear For a Rainy Day

October 6, 2010 by  
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Celebrate the gray days and drizzly mornings of fall with eco-friendly rain gear! We scoured the Web for products that balance fashion with environmental ethics, and generated a gear guide to help you splash out in style. Umbrellas Eco ‘brella by…

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EPA Announces College Football Challenge

September 8, 2010 by  
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The University of Georgia’s 2009 home opener against South Carolina resulted in more than 70 tons of trash. And as one study by Michigan State points out, most trash at these types of events could have been recycled or composted. This..

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