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Innovation Earth: This Is Like Biofeedback for Food Wasters

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

On a planet where one in eight people is chronically hungry, it's an almost unimaginable irony: every year, one-third of the world's food supply is wasted.

WATCH: An Orchestra Made From Recycled Trash

Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts

In a Paraguayan slum built atop a landfill, a group of innovative young classical musicians play instruments made of materials rescued from trash heap...

Survey Says... Convenience Is the Name of the Recycling Game

Mattias Wallander | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

While we're out improving access to textile recycling in communities across the country, we are sometimes confronted with the notion that thrift stores and charities already collect most unwanted clothing. The facts don't support that line of thinking.

Why Ban Textiles From Landfills?

Mattias Wallander | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

We need to change our mindset and accept that recyclables encompass far more than just the bottles and cans we are so accustomed to tossing in the trusty blue bin.

Building a Better Garbage Truck

Neil Wagner | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

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Eco Etiquette: Used Mattresses - Icky Or Eco?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. We need a new mattress fo...

Eco Etiquette: 5 Tips For A Sustainable Move (VIDEO)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 09.05.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I'm moving this summer. A...

Top Green Consumer Trends for 2009: Which Predictions Came True?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

At the end of last year, our friends at The Fresh Ideas Group went out on a limb with some public predictions about how Americans would act in 2009. As the year winds down, let's see how they did.