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What’s In Your Trash? (Infographic)

We generate a lot of trash. In 2010, Americans generated more than 250 tons of garbage. That’s a lot! Did you know that the cleaning services industry brings in more than $50 billion a year? This includes anything from janitorial … 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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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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Singing Cards Bad for Environment

Is it just me, or are electronic greeting cards taking over the card aisle at the store? The singing or the lights are cute for half a second, but after that, they are just plain annoying. Not only are these … 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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E-Waste Upcycled Into Table and Chairs

People have turned e-waste into fish tanks, shoes, sculptures… but how about something a bit more practical? Chilean designer Rodrigo Alonso designed some interesting table and chair sets made from pieces of old electronics. According to C-Net News, the stools … 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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