Category Archives: Environment

All Green is on Pinterest

Who else has been obsessed with Pinterest lately? I’ve been finding some great images of interesting electronics and upcycled items and posting them to the All Green Pinterest account. Here are a few of my favorites: Source: treehugger.com via All … Continue reading

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Young Americans Shift Away from Car Culture

Data from the new U.S. PIRG report supports the common observation that young Americans prefer to drive less, walk and bike more, and take public transit more frequently than older people. According to the report: “From 2001 to 2009, the … Continue reading

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World Water Day 2012

Did you know that March 22 is World Water Day? If so, great! Now do you know what World Water Day is? World Water Day is: World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the United Nations Conference … Continue reading

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6 Of Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Articles

Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate it! In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some links for you! 5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day Singing Cards Bad for Environment Three Hershey Plants Achieve “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” Status 4 Ways to … Continue reading

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Three Hershey Plants Achieve “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” Status

Last week, the Hershey Company announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” status as a result of Hershey’s efforts to enhance sustainability. Two of these facilities were located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the third in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Foods Battle Extreme Weather (Infographic)

With floods, droughts, hurricanes, and more, our Thanksgiving food struggled to make it to our plates this year. This infographic shows where traditional Thanksgiving dishes come from and what kind of extreme weather it endured: What is your traditional Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Canada Switches to Plastic Currancy

Coins are heavy, paper bills tear, and checkbooks are obsolete. Credit and debit cards may be convenient, but identity theft and irresponsible spending is a growing concern. Enter: Paper Money Believe it or not, it’s already used in 30 or … Continue reading

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Greenpeace breaks Facebook world record

Greenpeace broke a Facebook world record with over 50,000 comments on a single Facebook post in 11 hours. Greenpeace now hopes to get over 100,000 comments before the day is over. Why did Greenpeace make an effort to break the … Continue reading

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Is Obama doing too little about climate change?

Is Obama doing too little about climate change? According to a recent poll, 35 percent of Americans believe so. Here are the results from Climate Progress: “The pollsters had asked respondents ‘if you think Barack Obama is giving too much … Continue reading

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7 Green Myths

Are you trying to go green? Don’t fall for these common myths: Myth: Going green is expensive. Fact: Although some green products are expensive, not all of them are. Some green habits end up being less expensive in the long … Continue reading

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