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Rethinking Latin America’s Largest Landfill

Jardim Gramacho, located outside Rio, is Latin America's largest landfill. Its here that groundbreaking new techniques are turning all that trash into electricity. Science News by NewsLook v…

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12 Steps to a Greener 2012

The Worldwatch Institute—an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues—recently published these 12 tips we can all try in…

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Donate Your Old Cell Phone

Do you have hang-ups when it comes to giving back? If we've got your number, fret not, because by simply donating your old cell phone - you know, the one taking up space in your dresser drawer or …

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How Green Is Compostable Packaging?

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy I was recently asked a question about "compostable" food packaging being used by some grocers like Trader Joe's and how "green" they are. As a scientist wh…

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10 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Materials in the Garden

A major goal of gardening sustainably is to cut off the waste stream, and one great way to do that is to reuse and recycle materials that others may see as trash. Here are a few first-hand ideas share…

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Use Your Junk Mail To Occupy Wall Street [Video]

Are you part of the 99%? Are you tired of having the needs of the people ignored by politicians and the ultra-wealthy 1% that owns them? Not everyone can spend days camping at their local Occupy Wa…

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Storms Leave Behind Wildlife, Pollution and Debris

As Hurricane Irene whipped through my Northeast town, leaving my home flooded and without power, I wondered what else such a massive storm would leave behind. Within just a few days, it became evident…

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5 Tips for Making Tiny Kitchens Work

The 36-square-foot kitchen in Katie and Martin Clemons’ 480-square-foot apartment in Berlin, Germany, was a disaster when they first saw it. It was claustrophobic and had no drawers, counter space, di…

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The Anti-Plastic Fantastic Episode

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! How do you interact with plastic? I'm still reeling from my plastic-free February trauma. I had thou…

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Where Do Electronics Go When They Die? (Infographic)

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, consumer electronics – including TVs and other video equipment, computers, assorted peripherals, audio equipment, and cell phones – make up les…

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