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  • Simply Staycation: 6 Ideas for Your Next Escape

    Thu 7:00am By Molly Smith
    A staycation can mean different things to different people. To some, a staycation involves staying in one’s own home yet acting as though on vacation; to others, it means staying at a local (eco-friendly!) resort for some R&R. Either way, a staycation simply…
  • University Recycling 101: How College Students Go Green

    Wed 1:15pm By Patti Roth
    Universities are buzzing with young adults passionate about protecting the planet, and student environmental organizations direct all that energy into action. They launch recycling initiatives and run organic farms. Or they’re out and about…
  • 4 Clever Ways to Encourage Your Children to Recycle

    Tue 10:15am By Liz Greene
    As we all know, recycling is crucial when it comes to caring for our planet — and instilling this responsibility in children when they are young is a surefire way to encourage them to do it for years to come. But how can we do this without it being reduced…
  • How the Cloud Is Going Green

    Mon 7:00am By Earth911
    You already know the many lauded benefits of the cloud — it saves paper, equipment and raw materials, while also providing employees and workplace teams an easier means to access important documents and files. But you may have also heard about how cloud data…
  • Beverage Container Showdown: Plastic vs. Glass vs. Aluminum

    Aug 11, 2017, 9:15 am By Lauren Murphy
    With summer winding down, it’s hard not to spend every waking (and maybe non-waking) minute outside. That means a whole lot of hikes, cookouts and outdoor fun. You’ve got a handle on green camping hacks and eco-friendly picnic essentials — now…
  • Partnership Forms to Recycle Waste in the Antarctic

    Aug 10, 2017, 1:20 pm By Anna Johansson
    If recycling seems difficult to you, just think about what it’s like in other parts of the world — like ones at the end of the earth. In 1962, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) began to participate in regulating developments at “the bottom” of the…
  • Can Greenwashing Ever Be Good?

    Aug 9, 2017, 8:30 am By Audrey Holmes
    When companies market a product as eco-friendly that might not necessarily be as “green” as they say, that’s known as greenwashing. A great example of this is boxed water — whether it comes in a plastic bottle or a carton, it still isn’t sustainable,…
  • 10 Things in Your Kitchen You Didn’t Know You Could Reuse or Recycle

    Aug 8, 2017, 9:00 am By Brian Brassaw
    You're most likely familiar with how to recycle lots of basics in your kitchen: plastic bottles, glass jars, aluminum cans and the like. Go beyond the norm, take a look and find out how to make your kitchen greener with this list of recyclables that may not be…
  • Can Wind Turbines Be Recycled?

    Aug 7, 2017, 12:15 pm By Sarah Lozanova
    At the end of 2016, there were 321,320 wind turbines spinning across the globe. As the wind energy industry matures, one trend is clear: Wind turbines are getting larger and taller, and have greater electricity generation capacity. There are now 8-megawatt…
  • The Laws on Plastic Bags: To Ban or Tax?

    Aug 4, 2017, 12:00 pm By Trey Granger
    When it comes to single-use plastic bags, the disposal issue is becoming less about whether they are recycled and more about what some cities are doing to reduce their existence in the first place. If you live in a city near a body of water, it’s likely that…
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