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Closing the Book on Tribute Books

Suzy Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Suzy Shuster

Follow the lead and get rid of tribute books for any charity events or fundraisers and save yourself the headache of printers. And save some trees while you're at it.

Does Green Have To Be Expensive? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

True or false: The hardest thing about going green is accepting the higher cost. FALSE! The belief that going green is costly is itself a costly mis...

Are Online Publications Really Greener Than Newspapers?

nytimes.com | TOM ZELLER Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As several of our readers pointed out, weighing the environmental and climate impacts of a physical newspaper against the impacts of its online manife...

Book Publishers Set Green Goals

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — The publishing industry has been fitted for 20-20-20 vision. The Book Industry Environmental Council, a coalition of publishers, boo...

Eco-Dilemma: When Organic Eggs Are Sold In Styrofoam

Modern Eco Homes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I was in the store yesterday picking up some of my favorite organic foods and found myself in an interesting environmental and organic dilemma. I n...

Marriott To Drop Automatic Newspaper Delivery To Guests

environmentalleader.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The company says that guest demand for newspaper delivery at more than 2,600 hotels in the U.S. has declined by about 25 percent. Marriott Rewards ...

The Bay vs. the Bag: Only One Side Can Win

David Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Lewis

Plastic bag pollution is growing, and its impact on our rivers, bays and oceans is well documented. The answer to "paper or plastic?" is "neither -- here's my reusable bag!"

Replacing Styrofoam With Fungi, But Can It Scale?

nytimes.com | Laura Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Now, the company he founded with classmate Gavin McIntyre -- Ecovative Design -- is angling to provide not just a mass-market, organic insulation mate...

7 Tasteful Tips For A Waste-Free Lunch: Take-Out Edition

ecofabulous | Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cash or credit isn't the only thing to think about when eating out! If you just don't have the time, energy or desire to pack it yourself, here are so...

7 Tasteful Tips For A Waste-Free Lunch: Deskside Edition

Ecofabulous | Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Between finishing up that huge presentation, attempting to catch up on last week's email, and trying to sneak out early to make it to an evening affai...

Least Wasteful Cities In America (SLIDESHOW)

Fast Company | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's great to love the city you live in, and better to love it for a reason like being green! FastCompany has compiled a list of the 25 least wasteful...

Recycling Cell Phones: Easy Way To Ramp Up Earth Day

EPA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (April 2, 2009) -- From April 6 -- 12 Americans are urged to recycle unused cell phones that have been piling up in junk drawers as part ...

President Obama's Eco-Gaffe (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It doesn't seem like so long ago that the president was first caught shirtless, inspiring "oohs" and "aahs" all across the land. You probably don't re...

Paper Water Bottles: A Brand New Way To Waste!

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Maybe I've got a case of the Mondays, or maybe this is really annoying. I love design. I love green design. But I don't love when people just innovate...

Arthur Delaney

Keep Blowing The Whistle: Tell HuffPost About Bailed Out Firms Wasting Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Feb. 4, we asked HuffPost readers to send us tips if they knew of wasteful spending by banks that had benefited from taxpayer funds through the TAR...

Carry These 5 Small Things To Waste Less When Traveling

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

#3 A Lunch Box Once you've arrived at your strange land, you should feel free to sample the local fare. But while you travel, a lunch box will be your...

Bottled Water That Came From Your Tap: The Ultimate Insult

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I've seen this around, and I even met the entrepreneur behind it, a nice guy, and I still can't quite wrap my brain around it: tap water -- bottled an...

Recycled Toilet Paper Passes The Fox News Blind Test (VIDEO)

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Can you tell the difference in feel between recycled toilet paper and virgin forest toilet paper? Fox News can't, but forests can. America's Newsroom...

Repair Manifesto Discourages Waste

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Platform21 is "a platform for people curious about the future." They organize exhibitions and lectures from an old chapel in Amsterdam. Their current ...

Reuses For Business Cards

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week I'm at a big climate conference in Washington, DC, and my wonderful hosts, Rachael and Bryan, have graciously tolerated my multiplying stack...

Reused Circuit Board Jewelry: Eco-Geek Bait

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Jacob and Michelle Fausset have introduced Upcycled Jewelry, a line of jewelry made from circuit boards found in salvaged electronics. The company mak...

Toilet Paper From Virgin Wood "Worse Than Driving Hummers"

guardian.co.uk | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The tenderness of the delicate American buttock is causing more environmental devastation than the country's love of gas-guzzling cars, fast food or M...

Green Moral Debates: Eat Less? Tax More?

nytimes.com | The Editors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But looking beyond the choice of toilet paper, what are the simplest -- or the biggest bang for the lowest cost -- changes that Americans can adopt th...

Mardi Gras The Green Way

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This year get set for greener festivities. I've never actually been to Mardi Gras in New Orleans but that has never stopped me from celebrating at ...

Biodegradable Credit Cards: The Good Kind Of Financial Breakdown

Green Inc. | Laura Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While archeologists might someday value these relics, most credit cards -- which are typically made of polyvinyl chloride, or PVC -- outlive their use...