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The List: Innovative, Under the Radar American Made Gifts

Michelle Vale | Posted 12.13.2015 | Business
Michelle Vale

During the holiday season is when I am most acutely aware of the gross imbalance of imports versus exports, that is the current situation here at home...

Yoli Ouiya

This Small Change Could Make A Big Difference In Our World | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.31.2014 | Black Voices

As we move further into the digital age, one would think our use of paper would continue to diminish, but alas, that is not the case. Between corporat...


| Posted 09.30.2013 | New York

By Irene Plagianos, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer CITY HALL — If it’s hard and plastic, recycle it. That’s the message Mayor Michael Bloomberg s...

How Many Times Can These Common Materials Be Recycled?

Posted 11.24.2012 | Green

From Earth911's Kathryn Sukalich: If you have curbside pickup for recyclables at your home, you probably have a general idea of what materials can ...

Vik Muniz's Garbage-Art Transforms A Waste Land Into A Nominee & Award Winner

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Brad Balfour

Brazilian conceptualist Vik Muniz has been making remarkable photo-constructs and garnering accolades within the fine art world for years including su...

Sustainable, Recyclable, Durable: Purses and Bags Made from Movie Film

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Holly Cara Price

Julie Lewis was a stay-at-home mom with an undergraduate degree in Biology and a Masters in Nutrition and Biochemistry in 1991 when she came up with a...

Used Clothing Collection Bins: Why They're Good for the Environment

Mattias Wallander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Let's not limit ourselves when it comes to recycling -- there's more to it than aluminum and glass.

New Yorkers Recycling Less Than Half The Time; Some Neighborhoods Worse | By William Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Reduce, reuse, recycle - well, not so much. New Yorkers are still tossing out more than half the stuff they should be recycling, managing to go gre...