Coca Cola and Nestle Show Signs of Support for Improved Recycling Laws

August 12, 2011 by  
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Image: DeusXFlorida via flickr Of the 224 billion beverage containers sold in the U.S. every year, only about 29 percent are recycled. Companies have been blamed in the past for not doing more to increase that rate—but that may now be changing, according to reports that Coca-Cola and Nestlé Waters North America have said they would support state laws to make producers financially responsible for collecting and recycling post-consumer beverage packaging…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Clayton i-house Modern Prefab Built in "Sustainable Community"

August 12, 2011 by  
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Images credit i-house One of the lessons in the first wave of modern prefab, almost a decade ago now, was that it was easy to get excited about small green designs, but you had to have a place to put them. The same issue is facing the current pioneers in the tiny to not-so-big house movements; they don’t fit in conventional developments. Finally, this is beginning to change, as developers and entrepreneurs experiment with what are still very niche markets. At Green Bridge Farm in Georgia, one can find both green prefab and tiny houses, not to mention an organic farm. One of the first homes… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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