Four Steps to Prepare for the Low-Plastic Future

March 3, 2010 by  
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The FDA’s reversal of its decision on BPA is one more sign that the way we use plastics today may be on the verge of a significant shift. As more studies implicate plastics in a range health problems, the FDA has vowed to be more responsive to health concerns about plastic.

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A Tall Order: Serious Materials to Retrofit Empire State Building’s Windows

March 3, 2010 by  
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Green building materials manufacturer Serious Materials will retrofit all 6,514 windows in the Empire State Building to quadruple their energy efficiency — but without discarding the 26,000 panes of existing glass.  

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Recycling: from E-Waste to Resources

March 2, 2010 by  
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This report from the U.N. Environment Programme looks at the growth of e-waste generated by and sent to developing nations, and suggests ways to reduce the health and environmental impacts from discarded electronics.

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Mapping the Waste from Pizza and Sandwiches

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Groups in the U.K. are examining the food and packaging waste created by the supply chains for pizza, sandwiches, quiche and frozen meals.

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Obama’s Nuclear Madness and the Future of ‘Clean’ Energy

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In early February, President Obama did something that his predecessor George W. Bush was unable to do: He pushed the restart button on the U.S. nuclear power industry

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HP, Intel, General Mills Top List of Best Corporate Citizens

March 2, 2010 by  
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The 11th annual list of the top 100 corporations released by Corporate Responsibility Magazine puts those three firms in the top slots; Bristol-Myers Squibb, which topped last year’s list, falls to seventh in the 2010 rankings.

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