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TAKE ACTION: Help Make Recycling Healthy
Environment  (tags: recycling, healthy, President Obama, metal, mines )

- 47 days ago -
Tell President Obama to protect those living just miles or even yards away from refineries, scrap metal yards, chemical plants, smelters, battery recyclers, mines and other facilities that reclaim and recycle hazardous wast.
E-Waste in Ghana: Where Death Is the Price of Living Another Day
Environment  (tags: pollution, destruction, environment, e-waste, recycling, ecosystems, politics, habitatdestruction )

- 361 days ago -
Attempts to recycle E-waste and donations of old electronic devices are harming poor people's health and devastating the environment in Ghana.
Despite Two Bans, Styrofoam Trash Still Plagues Haiti
Environment  (tags: recycling, protection, world, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature, healthconditions )

- 717 days ago -
Styrofoam containers in one of the many drainage canals in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. Most dump into the Caribbean Sea after passing through poor neighbourhoods, like this one in Cité Soleil, where the human and animal fecal matter, styrofoam,
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Stop Pollution in Australia: Tell NSW and QLD to Kick the Can!
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, eco-friendly, recycling, sustainable, pollution, conservation, ecosystems, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, politics, pollution, protection )

- 776 days ago -
It's time for Australia to take real action to stop 7 billion drink containers ending up as landfill or littering our beaches, rivers and oceans each year. A national Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) - which places a 10cent fully refundable deposit on drink
Surprising Depth to Global Warming's Effects
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, world )

- 859 days ago -
Knowing how much heat the ocean absorbs is vital to understanding sea level rise (the oceans expand as they warm), and predicting how much, and how fast, the atmosphere will warm.
Fraud Hits California's Recycling Programs
Environment  (tags: Fraud, recycling, California, 104% recycling rate, abuse, unintended consequences )

- 1028 days ago -
California's generous recycling redemption program has led to rampant fraud.
Tell Crayola to Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, business, consumers, corporate, money, economy, recycling )

- 1108 days ago -
The Crayola Corporation prides itself on its green initiatives and has taken several steps to improve the environmental impact of its manufacturing processes including the use of solar farms to produce crayons and using reforested wood and recycled plasti
Tell EPA: We Need More and Better Recycling Programs ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, recycling, pollution )

- 1337 days ago -
According to the Container Recycling Institute (CRI), over 100 billion beverage cans and bottles have not been recycled this year alone. Even if only half of those containers were plastic, there would be enough plastic bottles to provide seven bottles
PLEAST WATCH THE VIDEO--Plastic Wars--The Impact of Plastic Bags
Environment  (tags: green, greenliving, greenproducts, plastic bags, organic, recycling, environment, pollution, world, humans, protection, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat )

- 1373 days ago -
"Plastic Wars" correspondent Amber Lyon finds plastic bags everywhere they should not be - in trees, on streets and even at the bottom of the ocean. She talks to a veterinarian who says he has seen plastic bags in the stomachs of whales, sea lions and do
25 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Recycling
Environment  (tags: Recycling, Facts, issues, policy )

- 1446 days ago -
The field of public policy handles issues from the national level down to the local level of each city or state. One program and policy that is implemented on a local level is recycling, and there are many interesting facts that most people may not realiz
How Clean Must Food Containers Be Before Recycling?
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, pollution, RECYCLING, research, science, Sustainabililty, trees, water, weather, wildlife )

- 1624 days ago -
"If the bale is lower quality, there is less revenue coming back into the system from the sale of recyclables, which helps pay for the program," says Reed. The takeaway: By providing clean recyclables, you can actually save your city (and ultimately, tax
Urge Cigarette Companies To Make Packs Out of Recycled Material ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, recycling )

- 1666 days ago -
With over 47 million smokers, it is critical that we remember the environment in this process.
Tell Magazine Companies To Use Recycled Materials ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, trees, recycling, destruction )

- 1671 days ago -
Urge some of the top magazine to print their magazines from recycled materials.
Recycled Reads: 50 Freegan Living Blog Posts We Can All Learn From
Environment  (tags: Recycling, Freegan Living, Blog Posts, Learning, Environment, freeganism )

- 1772 days ago -
The listed blog posts represent a broad spectrum of opinions from passionate freegans to ardent critics, hoping to present the most balanced glimpse possible of the practice.
Cox Recycles 500 Tons of Waste
Environment  (tags: recycling, waste, Enterprises, Tons )

- 1867 days ago -
Cox Enterprises succeeded in recycling 500 tons of waste last year, according to a company press release.

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