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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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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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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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Which California City Produces the Most Solar Energy?

It may come as no surprise to you that California is known for solar energy. But which city in California produces the most solar power? It’s not necessarily the one you’d think… San Diego produces more solar power than any … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines Powers 75 Flights With 20% Cooking Oil

Your next flight might be powered by cooking oil. Okay, so maybe it won’t be entirely powered by cooking oil (yet!), but starting this week, Alaska Airlines will fly 75 commercial passenger flights on a fuel blend that contains 20 … Continue reading

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Solar “Post-It” Panels Make Debut

Last week, I talked about my Post-It Note obsession. So it probably won’t surprise you that I was excited to hear that 3M, the company that brought us Post-It Notes, wants to use a similar concept for solar power. 3M … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris Will Turn Heat from Computers into Energy

If you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar with computers and know that when used for long periods of time, the machine gets overheated and needs to be cooled down by a fan. The computers in a large-scale data center operate … Continue reading

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Electric Airplane Flies 200 Miles in 2 Hours

So we’ve all heard about electric cars, but what about electric airplanes? A Pennsylvania team called Pipistrel-USA won $1.35 million from NASA after taking first place in the agency’s CAFE Green Flight Challenge with an electricity-powered plane called the Taurus … Continue reading

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The Top 10 U.S. Cities/ Metro Areas for Public Transportation

It’s a well-known fact that public transportation and walking have a lower impact on the environment than driving a car. But what’s the public transportation like where you live? Although many places lack a good public transportation system, some have … Continue reading

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Coffee-Powered Car Breaks World Record

I always knew that coffee has amazing powers. It wakes you up and allows you to be semi-coherent in the morning. It may also power your car one day… A group of people in Durham, England found a way to … Continue reading

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