New treeless, inkless paper could save entire forests of trees

December 22, 2014 by  
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In research funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a team at the  University of California  developed a multi-use option for one of our most ancient mediums: a reusable “paper” that has been created without harming a single tree. Right now,  the “paper”  is actually a thin plastic film that comes coated in one of three shades of nontoxic dye: blue, red, or green. To “write” on the paper, it’s exposed to ultra-violet light and the dye is rendered colorless in the areas of text. It can be reused up to 20 times and never needs new ink. Read the rest of New treeless, inkless paper could save entire forests of trees Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-friendly products , rewritable paper , treeless paper , ultraviolet imaging

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Tips for Snipping Spring Flowers Without Harming Your Plants

June 3, 2013 by  
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Earth911 spoke with gardening expert Melinda Myers to find out how to cut fresh, long-lasting flowers from your garden without harming your plants. Read on for her top tips.

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Tips for Snipping Spring Flowers Without Harming Your Plants

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