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New York Snapshot: "Harlem River Noir"

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 09.19.2015 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

I was walking the other night along the edge of the Harlem River, at or near where they once chopped off a sizable piece of Manhattan and connected it...

It's the Best and Worst of Times for a Shopping-Bag-a-Holic

Holly Robinson | Posted 02.01.2014 | Women
Holly Robinson

I am no hoarder. Not yet. But cloth shopping bags are luring me down that dark path. As a child, I helped my mother ferry groceries home in brown ...

The Lost Art of Shopping Bag Marketing

Larry Leach | Posted 09.17.2011 | Business
Larry Leach

Once thought of as a marketing tool and a means to sell more goods, the shopping bags is now a tool to add to your bottom line and show customers that you are environmentally conscious.

Why Is There Never a Bird Around When You Need One?

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Rick Chillot, senior editor, Rodale.com Well, we're into the final week of our plastic-free challenge at Rodale.com. One thing that'...

Bugged by Food Shoppers Who Don't Bag

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dave Astor

Shoppers should want to do their own bagging. After all, some cashiers have been known to place a gallon of orange juice on top of your bottom-of-the-bag bananas.

Sustainable Housing, 30/10 and Public Transit in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Metro's extensive and costly building program supported by revenue from voter-approved Measure R will create a true transit system out of our already extensive collection of bus and rail lines.

Mountain Town Looks To BAN Plastic Bags

The Telluride Watch | Karen James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TELLURIDE -- The prognosis for plastic bags in this community got a little poorer after the Telluride Town Council during a worksession on Tuesday dir...