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RECYCLING & REPURPOSING
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Norway Has A Radical Approach To Plastic Pollution, And It’s Working
So why isn't the U.S. following suit?
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Here's Where To Do All Of Your Back-To-School Recycling
Recycling backpacks, old gym shoes, glasses and art supplies just got easier.
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What You Can Do To Beat Plastic Pollution
"Everybody wants change."
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The Dirty Truth Is Your Recycling May Actually Go To Landfills
America is in the midst of what one official calls an "unprecedented" recycling crisis.
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Seattle Becomes The First Major American City To Ban Plastic Straws And Utensils
The ban there marks a major milestone in the movement against disposable plastics.
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San Francisco May Ban Single-Use Plastic Straws
Many local food and beverage merchants are already on board.
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.
Mutant Enzyme Eats Plastic
The breakthrough could help save the globe from the growing plastic pollution crisis.
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The Dirty Secret Of Bicycles
By Tom Levitt, On assignment for HuffPost
And why bamboo may be an answer.
Dunkin' Donuts Plans To Finally Get Rid Of Foam Cups By 2020
The coffee chain announced a similar goal for 2016. Here's one reason they missed the mark.
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The Environmental Toll Of Our Smart Tech Obsession
By Alison Moodie, On assignment for HuffPost
A smiling, talking fridge might seem fun. But what happens when it has said all it has to say?
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Banning The Bans: State And Local Officials Clash Over Plastic Bags
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Despite plastic bag bans in places like California showing signs of success, a growing number of states are enacting prohibitions
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What Happens When One Of The World's Biggest Cities Doesn't Recycle
In Shanghai, an army of secret recyclers has been credited with keeping mountains of trash out of the city's landfills.
China No Longer Wants Your Trash. Here's Why That's Potentially Disastrous.
The country has been the “world’s wastebasket” for decades. But starting Jan. 1, China has said "no more."
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Delhi's Pollution Is Putting The Poorest At Risk
“Sometimes the whole place smells of petrol. What choice do we have?”
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STYLE & BEAUTY
How To Clean Out Your Closet: What To Ditch And What To Keep
It's time to take stock of those five identical shirts.
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McDonald's Says Its Packaging Will Be 100 Percent Green By 2025
All of its restaurants will also feature recycling bins.
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NYC Sues Big Oil Over Climate Impacts, Plans To Divest $5 Billion From Fossil Fuels
Alexander C. Kaufman
“We’re going after those who have profited," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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The Slow But Steady Progression Toward Environmental Sustainability
Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs, Columbia Universi...
As 2017 ends and 2018 begins, many of us reflect on the year that has past and think about the year to come. In the United
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How To Have An Eco-Friendly Christmas
Here are some tips for going green this holiday season.
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The World Generated 4,500 Eiffel Towers' Worth Of Electronic Waste Last Year
And we don't know where most of it went.
Heartbreaking Video Of A Cow Eating Plastic Trash Sums Up Everything Wrong With Our Oceans
"It’s not just the animals out in the oceans that are affected by this stuff."
Miko Aliño, GAIA Asia Pacific
Our Beaches Are Branded With Plastic Pollution
Senior Communications Officer, Break Free From Plastic
The Freedom Island cleanup revealed that much of the garbage gathered were plastic packaging from six of the top 10 multinational
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Phoenix, AZ: A Blue City In A Red State Is Going Green
John J. Berger
John J. Berger is an energy and environmental policy specialis...
Phoenix aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2025 and be carbon-neutral by 2050.
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