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5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Recycle

Charles Orgbon | Posted 05.26.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

What happens when common problems can be solved through creative, out-of-the-box solutions? Umbrellas become high-end clothing. Sport shoes are turned into new sporting equipment.

Spring is Here -- Along With Potential Attitude Shifts

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

There is no more potent force than a mother fighting for the safety of her children. They don't have to be trained advocates, just spurred to mobilize. Think Lois Gibbs, who revealed the whole town of Love Canal, NY, was sitting on top of 21,000 tons of toxic waste.

A New Age for Recycling...Prod the Producers or Reward Consumers?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Sweden has some of the best recycling rates on the planet. Over 95% of glass gets recycled there, and 85% of newspapers, 70% of metal and 65% of plast...

How To: Green Your iPod

Planet Green | Cara Smusiak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

iPod Nano's and iPod Classic's eco-friendly characteristics--they're arsenic-free glass, brominated flame retardant-free, mercury-free, PVC-free--go a...

EPA Toughens Lead Pollution Limits Despite Industry Lobbying

Grist | Janet Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal regulators announced Thursday a sharp reduction in legal levels of lead emissions, rejecting pleas by industrial battery recyclers who told Wh...

More Lead Pollution? Battery Recyclers Resisting EPA Rules

Grist | Janet Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lobbyists for industrial battery recyclers charged over to the White House recently to crank up arguments against possible tough new regulations of le...