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..
Data from the new U.S. PIRG report supports the common observation that young Americans prefer to drive less, walk and bike more, and take public transit more frequently than older..
Last week, the Hershey Company announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” status as a..
With floods, droughts, hurricanes, and more, our Thanksgiving food struggled to make it to our plates this year. This infographic shows where traditional Thanksgiving dishes come from and what kind..
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: Greenpeace Greenpeace broke a Facebook world record with over 50,000 comments on a single Facebook post in 11 hours. Greenpeace now hopes to get over 100,000 comments before..
Photo Credit: NASA Is Obama doing too little about climate change? According to a recent poll, 35 percent of Americans believe so. Here are the results from Climate Progress: “The..
Major League Baseball’s opening day has come and gone, but the Seattle Mariners have stepped up to the plate by announcing the Green Sports Alliance. This initiative, facilitated by the..
Photo Credit: Whole Foods How green is your grocery store? If you shop at the Whole Foods in Dedham, Massachusetts, you might shop at one of the greenest grocery stores..
On April 1, 2011, the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act went into effect. According to this law, manufacturers are required to take back old electronics free of charge, regardless..
Leaves are the ultimate in solar energy because they can convert water and sunlight into storable fuel. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology now say they’ve found a way..
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..
According to the Mother Nature Network, last year AT&T saved $44 million dollars by going green. What did they do? Replaced incandescent bulbs with LEDs at more over 1,100 sites..
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..
I feel like I’m always sitting in front of a computer, don’t you? I know we’ve talked about the environmental impact of e-waste before, but what do you know about..
The California State Senate approved an ambitious clean-energy bill. According to the LA Times: The state Senate on Thursday approved a measure requiring California utilities to buy 33% of their..
Ever since the success of movies like “An Inconvenient Truth” and “Wall-E,” the environment has been a popular topic in film. In fact, two out of the five documentaries vying..
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..
Greenland’s ice caps experienced record melting in the year 2010. What does this mean? Melting ice in Greenland freshens the seas near the Arctic and contributes to rising sea levels..
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?..
In the ongoing drama of the planned bison slaughter in Montana, there have been several new developments. Yesterday, a federal judge denied the request of animal advocates to halt the..
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: USGS In Canada’s Hudson Bay region, less sea ice is leading to fewer polar bear births, according to recent research. Polar bears rely on sea ice during the..
Today, Vice President Joe Biden announced a comprehensive plan to help the nation reach President Obama’s goal of giving 80 percent of Americans access to high speed rail in 25..
Photo Credit: Mila Zinkova Late last week, federal officials halted plans to slaughter brucellosis-exposed bison in the Yellowstone area. According to federal officials, the reason for the slaughter is to..
Last week, All Green posted on our website that the newly-elected governor of Maine, Paul LePage, recently announced that he wishes to adjust—and in some cases repeal—the state’s e-waste law...
In a meeting of the European Parliament, MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) discussed proposals to tighten e-waste laws. According to the proposal, member states may be compelled to collect..
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..