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Dealing with Dog Waste

Of course all animals make waste, but most of them do so in an ecosystem that knows what to do with it. Dogs and city streets? Not so much. In my town, the routine usually involves a plastic shopping …

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Pay As You Throw

Dear Annie, I am a ho-hum recycler and need some inspiration. Ideas? --Kate, MI Dear Kate, How is saving green by being green for inspiration? Many municipalities, both large and small, are ini…

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Plastic Bags: They Just Don’t Make Sense

I've been trying to start this piece for 30 minutes now and I can't really think of a clever way to do it, so I'm just gonna go with the truth. Simply put, plastic bags blow (pun intended). OK, …

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Connecting the Dots: The North Pacific Gyre

If you are like me and drive a car, you've invariably put a quarter into a parking meter at some point in your life. And if you're really like me, you've driven around trying to find a free place to p…

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