Category Archives: Eco News

10 Ways Walmart is Making a Difference

Last week, Walmart released its 2012 Global Responsibility Report. The 2012 report covers sustainability issues for the retail chain during the fiscal year 2011, i.e., February 1, 2011 through January 30, 2012. According to Walmart, here are the top 10 … 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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E-Waste Dumping Ban Passes in Colorado Legislature

Colorado will soon be one of the U.S. states to ban e-waste dumping in the state’s landfills—we hope! The legislation for this bill was passed in the Senate and the House of Representatives, the later in a 43-20 vote. It … Continue reading

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10 Ways Sacramento Keeps it Green

Because the All Green Electronics Recycling National Corporate Headquarters is based in Tustin, many of the posts on this blog center on green news in Southern California. But All Green also has a regional headquarters in Sacramento, a city known … Continue reading

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New Nokia Smartphone Most Sustainable to Date

Nokia is already one of the best brands for eco-friendly cell phones, but they’re stepping up their game with their latest line of phones. The Nokia 700 is being called “Nokia’s greenest smart phone to date and the industry leader … Continue reading

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Anaheim Named Most Sustainable City in Orange County

Anaheim has been named the top “Eco City” in Orange County, according to the Orange County Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The top three cities were Anaheim, Huntington Beach, and Irvine. Other cities that made the top ten … Continue reading

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10 “Smartest” Cities on the Planet

So we’ve written about the 15 greenest U.S. states, the top 10 eco-friendly world countries, and the top 10 U.S. cities/metro areas for public transportation. Here’s yet another list for you! Climate strategist Boyd Cohen from the blog Co.Exist came … Continue reading

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2012 State of the Union: Energy Recap

At his State of the Union address last night, President Barack Obama devoted a portion of his speech to energy. Here are some of the highlights: Right now, American oil production is the highest that it’s been in eight years. … Continue reading

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Japan Recycles 77 Percent of Plastics

In 2010, Japan recycled 77 percent of its plastic waste, making it one of the top plastic recyclers in the world. This is an improvement over 2006 when Japan recycled 73 percent of its plastic. And it’s almost double of … Continue reading

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Self-Healing Electronics Could Help Reduce E-Waste

With our current technology, it’s not uncommon to throw away an entire device because of a broken part. But what if the part in question fixed itself before you even noticed the problem? A team of engineers at the University … Continue reading

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