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Recycling Symbols, Decoded
The symbols on plastic items don’t necessarily indicate whether or not you can recycle them. Here’s what you need to know.
A Diver’s Jarring View Of Ocean Pollution
A diver’s video of a swim off the coast of Bali is exposing the shocking epidemic of ocean pollution in Indonesia and around the world.
Diver's Video Shows 'Horrifying' Pollution Near Bali
It's a devastating sight, but it's not uncommon.
Shirley Manson Has A Lot To Say About Women In Music (And She's Not Afraid To Say Any Of It)
For starters, she's calling for the Recording Academy's "sexist, misogynist" president to step down.
How To Clean Your Stinky Garbage Can For Good
If you have a pretty gross situation to start with, you can still save it! It’s time to give your trash can a bath. You don’t
10 Easy Family Changes Toward Waste Reduction
Writer, runner, mom, ultra marathoner, editor
Do you ever think about where things go after you throw them away?
think about it? Do you picture an overflowing landfill, imagine the accompanying nauseating stench, or think about how unnatural and scary the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is?
President Obama, Pacifc Gyre, Papahānaumokuākea reserve, you heard it here first
White House Correspondent, Host, Director, Film Executive, Pr...
President Obama announced his plans at the White House today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.
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Watch How Mountains Of Trash Spread Across The U.S. Over 100 Years
A new map shows where landfills are located in each state.
This Man Only Eats Perfectly Good Food Waste
William Reid spends just $2.75 a year on food.
This Man Only Eats Perfectly Good Food Waste
William Reid spends $2.75 a year on food. He collects all the food he needs from supermarket dumpsters, which are filled with overstocked and "expired" food.
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The Old-New View Of Yosemite: Saving The Park From The Epidemic Of Drive-Through Nation
Peter Brown Hoffmeister
Author of the novels This Is The Part Where You Laugh & Graphi...
Wildlife And Fishing Gear Don't Go Together
Founder of and Authorized Wildlife Custodian at Hobbitstee Wil...
As a Wildlife Custodian, I often encounter wildlife who have had a run-in with discarded fishing gear. I recently was on the receiving end of a Northern Map Turtle who had swallowed a fishing hook.
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Why Huge Amounts Of Garbage Are Washing Up On Hong Kong's Shores
By Josh Horwitz, Quartz
This dump is just one of several thousand in South China that can easily disgorge trash into open waters during rainy season
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Shirley Manson Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted At Age 13
"I just had this realization: Why am I distrustful all the time? It's probably because of that. I spent so long disgusted about myself."
Lessons From a Garbage Dump: How to Say 'No'
The University of Central Florida Forum
Opinion series by faculty, staff and students of UCF
What can happen is that we transform our personal ecosystem and create an environment where we are more productive, less stressed, and ready to say "Yes" again.
Except at CicLAvia, L.A.'s Streets Are No Work of Art
Senior advisor to companies, law firms, foundations and public...
This Dumpster-Diving Artist Is Turning Trash Into Art
Thomas Dambo makes beautiful, whimsical art projects out of found trash, which he finds in dumpsters around Copenhagen, Denmark. He hopes to inspire people to have fun with trash, and encourage the use of recycled materials in works of art.
Britain Made Me Think of Trash
Founder of Current TV, Past President NY Times TV, TheVJ.com
My wife and I live two lives. We split our time between living in New York and living in Britain. In New York, we live on the 33rd floor of a glass high-rise in Midtown Manhattan. But this is not about verdant green versus steel and glass. This is about trash, (or rubbish, as the British call it).
Local Group Fights Corporation without Conscience
Veteran and political activist
Millennials have the courage to confront the corporatocracy. Gilded Age laissez faire capitalism is again failing faster than communism. The question is not if, but rather when. Friends of Lackawanna indicates it will be soon.
unmonumental: Joy Garnett Walks the Streets of New York
Los Angeles blogger
Why It Matters That Refugees Aren't Feeling the Bern
PhD Candidate in Political Science at Brown University
Bernie Sanders called for letting only 10,000 to enter the United States. That is isn't just a humanitarian issue; it's bad foreign policy. When our friends in the international community are asking us for help, it's all but ignoring their pleas.
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