Smokestorm Relief: What To Do During Smoke Pollution Events

August 23, 2018 by  
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Wildfires across Canada and the Western United States have plunged … The post Smokestorm Relief: What To Do During Smoke Pollution Events appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Best States to Find an Eco-Friendly Date

February 14, 2018 by  
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If you’re single this Valentine’s Day, a new report is … The post Best States to Find an Eco-Friendly Date appeared first on Earth911.com.

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We’re #1 In Recycling! (Or Are We?)

March 3, 2016 by  
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Americans love being #1 – waving that big foam finger and shouting the chant that goes along with it. This has presented somewhat of a conflict for me at times, being the proud Canadian that I am. Facing off to the States for hockey games in…

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California close to passing new legislation to set fierce climate change standards

September 8, 2015 by  
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Putting the words “California” and “progressive” together probably won’t blow any minds. But the Golden State is about to take it to a whole new level with a rigorous commitment to climate change that could set a new standard for other states. Mother Jones reports that a series of bills aimed at tackling climate change could soon pass in the state Assembly. The bills would address doubling the energy efficiency of state buildings; sourcing 50 percent of the state’s energy from renewable energy; and cutting fuel consumption in cars and trucks in half. Read the rest of California close to passing new legislation to set fierce climate change standards

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4 Tips For Watering Your Garden During The Drought

July 6, 2015 by  
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California and other states are seeing unprecedented droughts. Water conservation efforts are in full swing, but how will that affect your summer garden? Watering your garden while there is a drought going on can be difficult. The soil can…

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President Obama launches $150 million textiles-innovation competition

March 22, 2015 by  
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Last week, President Barack Obama rolled out a plan to reinvigorate textile manufacturing in America. Part of the new plan is a challenge issued by the Department of Defense worth $150 million, which will be sourced 50/50 from public- and private-sector resources. The goal? To encourage textile designers and manufacturers to develop new methods that will keep the States on the cutting edge of the industry. With this proposal, Obama hopes to spur American companies toward new innovations in technical fabrics , many of which may eventually be used by the various military branches. Read on to find out more about how the government will support innovations in American manufacturing. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ecouterre , National Network for Manufacturing Innovation , Revolutionary Fibers and Textiles Manufacturing Innovation Institute , textile industry , textile innovations

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US Wildfire Fighting Budget Almost Spent with More Than Two Months Left of Fire Season

August 7, 2014 by  
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While wildfires in the West are burning through the forests at a rapid pace, the U.S. Government is likewise burning through the money in a hurry trying to fight them. This week Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the federal government will likely run through its entire annual budget for fighting wildfires by the end of August – a whole two months before the end of the fiscal year and the official wildfire season. Read the rest of US Wildfire Fighting Budget Almost Spent with More Than Two Months Left of Fire Season Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: (FEMA) , budget , change , climate , disaster , Drought , emergency , fighting , finance , fire , forest , global , government , states , united , warming , wildfire

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More States Begin Banning LEED Rating System Due to Timber Industry Opposition

September 11, 2013 by  
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DC Heads USGBC Top 10 List of States with LEED-Rated Buildings

January 20, 2012 by  
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The U.S. Green Building Council unveils its tally of the states with the highest concentration of LEED-rated buildings per capita based on certifications in the past year.

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Apple Expands Recycling Program to Europe

January 19, 2012 by  
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In August, Earth911 reported that Apple was buying unwanted iPhones, iPads and computers from customers in exchange for gift cards. After a successful trial in the states, the tech giant is now expanding its buy-back recycling program to the U.K.,…

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