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Time to Cut Back on Passive Power & Toxic E-Waste

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Larry Magid

Most of those power bricks you have plugged into the wall are sucking power even if they're not connected to whatever device they're meant to power or charge.

Leslie and Al Anderson Raise Thousands For Food Bank By Sorting Recyclables

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For the last four years, Canadian couple Al and Leslie Anderson have dedicated countless hours to raising money for a local food bank. Westerly News r...

Proper Waste Disposal (PHOTOS): How To Recycle Those Trickier Items

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While recycling statistics show the U.S. making little strides every year, there are certain items that still fall in the "what the hell am I supposed...

Is Plastic Wrap Toxic?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

See-through Cancer? I *knew* there was a reason I hate plastic-wrapped pastries in cafes..! ...Oh, right, PVC=cancer and other evils for our heal...

Fabulous Fundraisers Use Fashion For a Good Cause

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

Fashionphiles flocked to the first annual Frocktail Party on November 12th, eager to bid on a bevy of designer dresses up for auction in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.

Five Items You Should Always Recycle

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Recycling is one of the easiest steps you can take toward living green--but some recycling matters more than others.

How to Recycle a Rubber Hose Into A Cheap, Comfy Chair

Dornob Design | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A few pieces of plywood, threaded metal rods, washers and bolts are all that is needed to construct the supporting elements on the sides of the seat. ...

Reuse or Recycle? Try Freecycling

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Merritt

Unfortunately, there is more to sustainable living than just recycling. Recycling is good, but it is even better not to use disposable goods if possible.

8 Ways to Green Your Thanksgiving Celebration

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 10.07.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, 5 million extra tons of trash are created each week. It's easy to reduce your contribution to all that waste by greening your Thanksgiving.

The Grossest Things You Can Recycle (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here at HuffPost Green, we are all for the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle. We love to hear about people finding new and creative ways to reuse every...

Is Halloween The Most Wasteful Holiday? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here at HuffPost Green we love a party... and Halloween is definitely a fun holiday. But as the tradition becomes increasingly consumer-oriented, we t...

Grandparents: Experts On Green Living (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Going green," may seem like a new movement, but the concepts behind it are not. As we ring in a new decade today, we thought it would be fun to look...

Restaurant Composts Food Waste (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

I started composting at home almost 2 years ago. My plan was to build a few vegetable garden beds, start growing some of my own food, and go from th...

Creative Ways To Recycle Packing Peanuts

thedailygreen.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Traditional packing peanuts are made out of polystyrene and are now color coded to indicate the origin of the material they contain. Polystyrene takes...

Recycling Plastic: What a Waste

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Every day, single-use plastics ("SUPs" bottles, bags, packaging, utensils, etc.) made from petrochemicals are thrown away in huge quantities after one use, but they will last virtually forever.

Water Bottle Deposits To Start This Fall In NY

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Mandatory deposits on water bottles are expected to start this fall in New York, while the Paterson administration considers chan...

Life Cycle: Styrofoam: Mark of the Plastic Beast

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Life Cycle is a series of posts that looks at the life and death of everyday things. Your Styrofoam lunch container of Mooshu pork is labeled with...

Funds for Fridges

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Even though "Cash for Clunkers" is over for cars, more than 60 utilities across the U.S. will be offering money for recycled appliances such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and more.

The New Face of Fashion: Sustainable Luxury

Jeffrey Hutchison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jeffrey Hutchison

Embracing sustainability and crafting a new face of luxury need not be at odds; by exploring ways to achieve both simultaneously, an exciting new era of of design can be borne.

ROBO Cop: Recycling Wall-E Cleans Up The Streets of Italy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This real life robot called DustCart, created as part of the $3.9 million DustBot research program has been busy at work on the streets of Pecciolli, ...

Don't Outlaw But Reuse Plasitc: David de Rothschild

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Plastiki is the latest project of British environmentalist and polar adventurer David de Rothschild, the 31-year-old scion of the famous banking f...

DIY: 7 Great Weekend Solar Power Projects

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Looking for a fun project to take on this weekend? Looking to improve your skills with solar? We have some suggestions to accomplish both of these to-...

7 Green Celebrity Homes You'll Love

Tree Hugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We found seven celebrities whose homes reflect their passion for all things green--even if the square footage isn't especially modest. From Johnny Dep...

Prison Doubles Up As Sustainable Living Center

Earth 911 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A prison in Aberdeen, Wash. looks a little different than the bleak landscape, dirty walls and lifeless structure that are standard throughout the U.S...