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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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Thanks To Humans, Ocean Floor Is Now a Garbage Dump

In the depths of European oceans, you'll find coral, sand—and old Heineken cans. Yup, human litter can be found even in the most far-reaching places on the planet, according to one of the biggest scie…

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New York’s Garbage Gets a Makeover

Municipal garbage cans placed along streets and in parks to reduce littering (and hopefully encourage people to recycle) are often quite ugly. It's as though the city was so focused on resolving the…

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11 Ways to Reduce Your Garbage

If you pay for garbage service, getting that monthly bill can sting, especially with prices rising across the US in response to rising costs for handling fees and programs intended to encourage peop…

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Coffee & Beer? The 6 Weirdest Alternative Fuel Sources

A trip to the gas station is about the most boring task in the modern world. But making fuel is a strange and fantastic journey—for scientists and inventors trying to find sustainable alternatives to …

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Seoul’s Supersized Refuse Solutions

Mega cities produce mega-mounds of trash. The growing industrial conurbations of Asia, in particular, are having difficulty coping with the masses of refuse resulting from booming consumerism. The gre…

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Finding Food in Garbage to Stop Waste

In the center of Madrid, about 30 people are enjoying open-air dining. It looks like a normal meal. But all the dishes were prepared from out-of-date food, most of it found in bins. It's one way to st…

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Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

While conceivable that this great, week-long holiday could be overshadowed by other events such as Mother’s Day, International Compost Awareness Week is SO worth celebrating. This week focuses on buil…

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Waste Plant Doubles as a Ski Slope with Lasers

Why not spice up a waste treatment plant by adding a little recreational skiing on top? Throw some lasers into the mix, and you've got yourself the winner of an international design competition -- and…

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Puglet and Poop: Clever Ideas for Saving the Planet (3 videos)

We may get a little tired of seeing videos just telling us what to do. Here are three more imaginative approaches: a dog shows us, we learn while we sit on the john, and kids in school have five …

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