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Students Are Now Competing Across Continents to Reduce the Most Emissions, and Waste, in Their Schools

Veronique Pittman | Posted 03.22.2014 | Green
Veronique Pittman

What began in 2003 in one school as a campus-wide energy conservation competition to raise awareness about energy consumption is now being used as a successful tool for schools and entire districts to meet strict energy savings targets.

National "2012 Green Cup Recycle Challenge" Encourages K-12 Students to Rethink Waste and Consume Less

Veronique Pittman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education
Veronique Pittman

On April 2nd, thousands of students, in schools from Connecticut to California, will aim to "recycle right" for four weeks during the 2012 Green Cup Recycle Challenge.

Electric Vehicles: Where Do the Emissions Go?

Lucia Green-Weiskel | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Lucia Green-Weiskel

There is a common misconception that electric vehicles are zero-emission and that their impact on the environment is as non-offensive as the quiet sound of their humming engines.

Sony Sees the Value of Zero

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Though corporate green efforts have grown exponentially in the last decade, most initiatives fall woefully short of what's necessary to meet the enormous sustainability challenges we face.

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.

Will the Biofuels Industry Hang Itself in the Climate Bill?

Nathanael Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathanael Greene

The biofuels industry wants to put the market in overdrive, take the safety railings off and then blind EPA.

For Better or Worse: Marriage Can Wreck a Female Friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Marriage is a milestone that often alters a couple's relationship with each other, as well as with those around them. For the new bride, it can herald...

The Cyclical and Virtuous Product Lifecycle

Ron Gonen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ron Gonen

My goal at RecycleBank is to progress societies' view of the product lifecycle from linear to cyclical.