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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Disposable Dress Dissolves In Water: Dumbest Thing Ever? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After putting together a list of 37 ways to reuse old clothes, I'm a little appalled to find something like this -- people are making disposable dress...

6 Easier-Than-You-Think Green Steps That Sound Tough

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Going green isn't always easy. While there are lots of things -- turning down your thermostat, say, or unplugging your cell phone charger -- that you ...

Brewer To Turn Beer Waste Into Fuel For Its Trucks

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sierra Nevada Brewing, already one of the greenest breweries out there, just bought into a new way to turn waste into money. The brewer has worked out...

10 Disposable Things You Never Have to Buy Again

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of our favorite green philosophies goes something like, "Less stuff = more good." While that seems simple enough, cutting back on the amount of st...

Garbage-Powered Garbage Truck Debuts In UK

Discover Magazine | Rachel Cernansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last week, SITA UK, a recycling and waste management company, and the Kirklees Metropolitan Council in Northern England unveiled a garbage truck that ...