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Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
If we ban plastic bags, some dog owners ask, how will we scoop up after Fido? So let's give them better options.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Anaerobic digestion enlists microbes to gobble up the organic waste that typically goes into landfills. Could it also turn our rotten melons into fresh megawatts?
The country that used to take the majority of U.S. scrap now has higher standards, which is helping to improve recycling operations here at home.
Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Five #greenreads to help get the image of Ben Affleck in a Batman suit out of your head.
Hint: It’s probably the wrong things -- because by focusing on recycling, we risk missing the bigger picture.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I asked my boyfriend to accompany me on a trip to smell raw sewage. Aren’t I a catch?
A competition for short documentaries highlights creative solutions to some of the world's most persistent problems.
I recently ordered a grilled cheese in an airport restaurant, but along with the sandwich came a napkin, wrapped and taped around a plastic fork and knife that I didn’t want or need. The sandwich was deliciously greasy, so I... read more >
A new survey commissioned by SC Johnson on American attitudes and behaviors with respect to the environment reveals that individuals feel as if they know more about the environment today than they did 20 years ago (yay). But... read more >
New York City spends over $1 million a day exporting its trash. Other cities do the same, piling up costs and endangering citizens' health. But San Francisco and Austin have found a better way.
So what's wrong with my iPod? Ask Annie Leonard.