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  • Holiday Shopping: Is Online or In Person Better for the Earth?

    Tue 7:00am By Lauren Murphy
    It’s the season of giving, but all of that consumerism can mean taking something from the environment. Those who want to minimize their carbon footprints without turning into Scrooge may be wondering what style of shopping is best for the earth: online or…
  • Meet the Beer That Could Reduce Climate Change

    Mon 7:00am By Teresa Bitler
    Long Root Ale might look like any other can of craft beer, but its contents could have a huge impact on what you eat and drink in the future — as well as the environment. That’s because the new brew from Hopworks Urban Brewery in Portland contains 15…
  • 5 Holiday Items Making Your Family Sick

    Fri 7:00am By Lisa Beres
    ‘Tis the season to be jolly. For many, this symbolizes an all-access hall pass to indulge one’s taste buds along the chocolate-, cake-, cocktail- and candy-lined corridors. While some choose to channel their inner Oompa Loompa between the Thanksgiving and…
  • How Medicine Makes the Environment Sick

    Thu 7:00am By Lauren Murphy
    Sea life is swimming in a brew of sugar and spice this holiday season, according to a 2006 Seattle study that found an influx of vanilla and cinnamon in the Puget Sound in the months of November and December. The sugary surge is likely due to all those holiday…
  • What Happens to the Rockefeller Tree After Christmas?

    Nov 30, 2016, 7:00 am By Mary Mazzoni
    Since 1931, the enormous Christmas tree that lights up Rockefeller Center each year is one of the most iconic visuals of the holiday season. As the tree is lit tonight for the first time this season, one has to wonder about the tree’s story. Where did it…
  • 3 Window Treatments That Save Money

    Nov 29, 2016, 7:00 am By Katie Laird
    Want to transform your ordinary home into an eco-friendly residence? Install energy-efficient window treatments, and you can revamp your home décor and reduce your energy bills at the same time. Window treatments are becoming increasingly popular among U.S.…
  • Climate Change Nonprofits Worth Donating To

    Nov 28, 2016, 7:00 am By Audrey Holmes
    Instead of dropping cash on Cyber Monday, consider making a donation to a worthy organization instead. While there are no shortage of important causes out there, climate change is one that needs your help more than ever before. Why? Two words: Myron Ebell. The…
  • Do the Gilmore Girls Recycle?

    Nov 25, 2016, 7:00 am By Haley Shapley
    As the four-part Gilmore Girls revival debuts on Netflix today, countless fans are tuning in to answer the burning questions they’ve had since the series ended in 2007. How are Lorelai and Luke? Who is Rory dating? (For the record, we’re on Team Single.)…
  • Top 10 Companies Using the Sun for Power

    Nov 24, 2016, 7:00 am By Wendy Gabriel
    Target already has a reputation for having everything (seriously, who among us hasn’t walked in for one item and walked out an hour later with 20?), and now it can add one more thing to the list: the top capacity for solar power of all the corporations in…
  • Give Thanks for Environmental Progress in 2016

    Nov 23, 2016, 7:00 am By Madeleine Somerville
    There’s no way to get around it, the world right now feels rather … bleak. Nonetheless, Thanksgiving has arrived and we thought it might be a good idea to do here at Earth911 the very same thing that families across the nation will be doing this weekend:…
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