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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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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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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 “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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How Much Power Do We Consume? (Infographic)

Between the computers, cell phones, air conditioners, refrigerators, etc…, it probably comes as little surprise to you that we consume a lot of energy. But how much is a lot? I wish this infographic had shown the per capita energy … Continue reading

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5 Green Industry Myths

Can you sort out fact from fiction when it comes to the green industry? Let us know your thoughts about these eco-myths: Myth: Renewable energy receives more government subsidies than the fossil fuel industry. Response: According to a report by … Continue reading

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How Does Your State Stack Up? (Infographic)

This infographic by the Mother Nature Network (MNN) shows us how each U.S. state shines or suffers in regards to the environment, nature, public health, or social justice. (Click on each infographic to view the bigger version.) Okay, I have … Continue reading

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80 Percent of Global Energy Could Be Renewable By 2050

  If supported by public policies, 80 percent of the world’s energy demands could be renewable by 2050, according to the United Nations. According to Earth911: In 2008, renewable energy accounted for 12.9 percent of the global energy supply. Biomass … Continue reading

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