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Cell Phone Powered by Walking?

Cell phones will always die at the most inconvenient time… probably when there is no charger in site. But what if you could power your phone, or other electronic device, via your own movements? During the Kenyan Science Technology and … Continue reading

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3D Solar Panels May Be More Efficient

We think of solar panels as flat panels arranged to face the sun. But why are they flat? And more importantly, could they be more efficient if they weren’t? Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology wanted to know the … 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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Electronic waste finds big life with popularity of Apple

This guest post is contributed by Lillian Swift. While new technology reduces paper waste significantly, there is great concern over e-waste. For the uninitiated, e-waste refers to discarded computers, cell phones, and other electronic or computing devices. End-of-life electronic waste … 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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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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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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Solar-Powered Lego Car

I came across this solar-powered Lego car today and it was too cool not to share: If you have kids, I think this would be a fun project to do with them. Learn how to make the solar-powered Lego car … Continue reading

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