Are You Taking Part in the 10/10/10 Global Work Party?

October 8, 2010 by  
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This Sunday, October 10, 2010, is 10/10/10, and the climate action group 350.org is organizing a "global work party" for the planet. The idea is simple: Thousands of small projects can make for big changes

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Walmart’s Trashy New Pet Project

October 8, 2010 by  
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There is something both very silly and very serious about Walmart’s use of recycled plastic in a new line of litter boxes and dog beds.

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Samsung Recycles 41M Pounds of E-waste In Two Years

October 7, 2010 by  
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 In two years, Samsung has recycled more than 41.5 million pounds of electronics and was the first electronics manufacturer to meet the e-Stewards standard for responsible e-waste handling.

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GE Unveils New LED Bulb – 17 Year Life Span and $50 Price Tag

April 9, 2010 by  
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Image via TechEye For awhile there, GE was hoping to keep up incandescent light bulbs by releasing a high efficiency incandescent bulb . But they quietly dropped that dead end about two years later .

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WCS Names 10 of World’s ‘Rarest of the Rare’ Species

April 9, 2010 by  
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The Cuban crocodile is among the world’s most endangered species. Photo credit: Julie Larsen Maher/ Wildlife Conservation Society . The world’s smallest marine cetacean, the national bird of Grenada, and an island-dwelling fox share a distinction no species would seek out: They are among the rarest animals of them all, according to a new list released this week by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)…

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Solar Blossom Pop Up Art Gallery Powered By the Sun

April 9, 2010 by  
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Images via Demarco Architecture Outdoor art galleries can do more than just house beautiful creations. They can also be a way to promote sustainability and renewable power. DeMarco Architecture came up with the Solar Blossom , a proposal for a pop up art gallery that is powered by solar and is inspired by the Bluebonnet flower.

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How Transition Towns Embrace Collaborative Learning (Video)

April 9, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Act On CO2 While Alex Steffen may think Transition Towns have a dark side , and even I have been concerned about some transitioners tendency to assume that the collapse of capitalism is inevitable , one thing that this social movement does incredibly well is to help people organize. And by organize, I don’t mean in the traditional sense of unified but top-heavy movements7mdash;I mean ..

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Halfway to a Green Taxi Fleet in San Francisco

March 22, 2010 by  
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Just two years after San Francisco’s Green Taxi Law made it onto the books, alternative fuel vehicles make up more than half of the city’s cab fleet.  

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Majority of Americans Still in the Dark About Federal Phaseout of Traditional Bulbs

January 28, 2010 by  
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More Americans are buying energy efficient lighting and are aware of the energy-saving benefits — but most are clueless about the phaseout of incandescent bulbs that starts in two years.

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Water-Saving Technologies Help Abbott Save 1 Billion Gallons a Year

November 2, 2009 by  
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The pharmaceutical giant set a goal of cutting its water consumption to 40 percent below 2004 levels by late 2011, relative to sales. The company announced Monday its efforts have yielded a 37 percent normalized reduction, bringing the company very close to its goal two years ahead of schedule.

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