Most people have a dead battery or two in their junk drawers and they probably don’t know how to dispose of batteries. Batteries are an important and reliable daily source..
Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate it! In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some links for you! 5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day Singing Cards Bad for..
Last week, the Hershey Company announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” status as a..
Coins are heavy, paper bills tear, and checkbooks are obsolete. Enter: Paper Money Believe it or not, it’s already used in 30 or so countries. It’s durable, recyclable, and difficult..
Photo Credit: Earth911.com: Amanda_Wills Major grocery stores chains Kroger and Safeway recently began to phase out reusable bag discounts in their stores. A spokesperson from Kroger told USA Today: “The..
I recently came across “Recycle This,” a blog with interesting reuse and recycle options for a variety of common household items. Although the site is based out of the UK,..
Credit: PRNewsFoto PepsiCo unveiled a new plastic bottle design today—one made entirely out of plant-based materials. According to the Associated Press: “The bottle is made from switch grass, pine bark,..
Photo Credit: Inhabitat.com At Tokyo’s Security Show today, Panasonic unveiled a solar table designed to wirelessly charge your gadgets. This table utilizes Q1 technology to collect solar energy on the..
Do you need a reward to go green? Senior Director of Marketing Strategy at OgilvyEarth David Wigder thinks so. “I believe that the idea of rewards in the green space..
Credit: Good.is Inforgraphics Did you know that the U.S. throws out 25 million televisions, 47.5 million computers, and 100 million cell phones? This, along with other old electronics, adds up..
Photo: GoodGuide.com We’re always on the lookout to see who is making the greenest electronics. The less toxic materials, the better, right? GoodGuide, a website that ranks consumer products based..
Credit: Infographics Showcase Did you know that the average person throws away 7 1/2 times their body weight each year? Shocking. We want to know: What items do you recycle?..
We all know that Valentine’s Day isn’t one of the greenest holidays around. There are all of those cards, candies, flowers… Are you trying to find a last-minute, eco-friendly Valentine’s..
Oregon E-Cycles kept over 24 million pounds of electronics out of landfills in 2010, about 5 million pounds more than in 2009. The E-Cycles program works with about 240 collectors..
Photo Credit: Andrew Sullivan Are phone books irrelevant in the internet age? Some think so, which is why San Francisco seeks to ban unsolicited distribution of the Yellow Pages. Under..
You just made the switch from disposable plastic bags to reusable ones and you’re feeling pretty good about it. But did you know that you could just be trading one..
According to the recently released EPA report about“Facts and Figures” on Municipal Solid Waste generated in the U.S., a vast majority of e-waste is still ending up in landfills. In..
According to Discovery News, scientists have found a way to turn the electronic waste from LCD screens into an anti-microbial substance that destroys bacteria such as Escherichia coli and some..
About Greenpeace’s survey ranking green electronics. But if your device wasn’t one of those tested, how can you tell if it’s green? In October, Greenpeace released a survey that ranked..
Swiss based solar company reached a mile stone in aviation with a 24 hour flight powered only by the rays of the sun. Even though solar technology is not a..
During his weekly address, Barack Obama announced that two solar power companies will be receiving nearly 2 billion dollars through the U.S. Recovery Act. “These are just two of the many clean energy investments in the..
The Cape Cod Times is reporting that U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has approved the production of the U.S.’s first wind farm. If everything goes smoothly, the wind farm will..
Ford has released some news about recycling program as Earth Day is approaching. Here is what they say: Ford is making its vehicles, which are 85 percent recyclable by weight,..
This story is quite disturbing. A stranded whale had passed away on the shore of West Seattle. Marine biologist and other scientists explored the cause of death for the whale. In..
It looks like creating cement contributes up to 5% of carbon emissions in our atmosphere. Fortunately, a Canadian based company Pond Biofuels has teamed up with a cement factory to capture emitted..
I’ve noticed that the ozone layer is back in discussion around the web. A new article was just published updating the world on the once environmental crisis of the ozone..
It’s mind boggling that 16 mega-freighters create as much pollution as all the cars in the world. That’s exactly what is being shown by award-winning science writer Fred Pearce, who is also..
I came across this interesting blog post at Gizmodo. https://gizmodo.com/5408251/the-paint+less-coca+cola-would-save-earth-one-can-at-a-time How interesting to imagine!
What if every single road or highway in America could produce energy for the country? This scenario isn’t fully make-believe. The company Solar Roadways from Idaho believes that this is..
Use nature to solve a man-made problem! Canadian teenager Daniel Burd took it upon himself to figure out a way to decompose plastic bags. He knew plastic took a long..