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How to Dispose of Batteries: The Only Guide You Need

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..

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All Green is on Pinterest

Who else has been obsessed with Pinterest lately? I’ve been finding some great images of interesting electronics and upcycled items and posting them to the All Green Pinterest account. Here..

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World Water Day 2012

Credit: BrownSWCD.org Did you know that March 22 is World Water Day? If so, great! Now do you know what World Water Day is? World Water Day is: World Water..

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6 Of Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Articles

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..

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Three Hershey Plants Achieve “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” Status

Last week, the Hershey Company announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” status as a..

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Thanksgiving Foods Battle Extreme Weather (Infographic)

With floods, droughts, hurricanes, and more, our Thanksgiving food struggled to make it to our plates this year. This infographic..

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Canada Switches to Plastic Currancy

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..

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7 Green Myths

Are you trying to go green? Don’t fall for these common myths: Myth: Going green is expensive. Fact: Although some green products are expensive, not all of them are. Some..

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Energy Myths and Misconceptions

When it comes to energy, the environment, and going green, it can be difficult to sort out fact from fiction. This infographic does a good job at clearing up some..

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Happy Earth Month!

Photo Credit: NASA Happy Earth Month! All Green has decided to take Earth Day and extend it through the month of April in order to collect more e-waste and help..

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How often do you buy a new phone?

Raise your hand if you don’t have a cell phone! Anyone? In this era, not owning a mobile phone is a rarity. But how many of us have considered the..

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E-Waste Creations

This is a creative way to recycle e-waste, isn’t it? Photo Credit: totalgeekdom.com I can’t take any of the credit–I came across it on this blog. Here’s why I wish..

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Are e-readers eco-friendly?: Part 2

As e-readers and e-books gain popularity, our requirement for print books is on the decline. Credit: WellHome.com

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Wind Farms Survive in Japan

Photo Credit: HuffPost Green We have all heard about the nuclear crisis in Fukushima and are anxiously waiting to see how it plays out. But how many of us have..

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10 Easy Ways to Conserve Water

Credit: BrownSWCD.org In honor of World Water Day on March 22, here are 10 easy ways to conserve water: Fill a pitcher or a water bottle with water and keep..

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Grocery Stores Discontinue Reusable Bag Discounts

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..

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Green Through the Ages

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d share this fun infographic with you called “Green Through the Ages.” It has a lot of fun facts on it. For..

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5 Ways to Reuse Common Items

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,..

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Pepsi Unveils 100% Plant-Based Bottle

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,..

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Panasonic unveils a solar charging table

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..

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The Energy Used in a Google Search

How many Google searches do you do a day? I have no idea how many searches I do a day–I do one for just about anything I don’t know off..

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5 Old, Ugly Televisions

FYI–The contest deadline has been extended until April 30th at 11:59 PST. We did this to honor Earth Month and to give you more time to perfect your entry. To..

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5 Ways to Use Less Gas

Photo Credit: PropsUnlimited With rising gas prices and the negative impact gas has on the environment, saving gas can only be a good thing. It’s easy to tell people to..

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Do you need a reward to go green?

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..

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The Digital Dump

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..

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How green is your phone?

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..

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How much do you recycle?

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?..

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5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day

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..

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Oregonians recycle 24 million pounds of e-waste – Part II

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..

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The Facts About Bottled Water

We all know that bottled water is bad for the environment. But do you know why it’s bad? Plastic bottles contribute to waste in landfills. Did you know that only..

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San Francisco moves to ban Yellow Pages

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..

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Not all reusable bags are created equal

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..

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According to the EPA, e-waste is still ending up in landfills

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..

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Can e-waste help prevent bacterial infections?

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..

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The Greenest Electronics Companies

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..

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Are e-readers eco-friendly?

Many people assume that e-readers like the Kindle, Nook, and iPad are greener than printed books, but is this really the case? Maybe, but it depends on how many books..

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Solar plane completes historic 24-hour flight

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..

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U.S. commits $2 billion to solar power companies

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..

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U.S. Approves First Ever Wind Farm

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..

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Ford Motor Vehicles and Recycling

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,..

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Inside the Stomach of a Grey Whale

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..

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Canadian Cement Plant Becomes First to Capture CO2 in Algae

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..

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Whatever Happened to the Hole in the Ozone Layer?

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..

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How 16 ships create as much pollution as all the cars in the world

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..

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Paintless Soda Can Save the Earth?

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!

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Solar Roadways: Paving the way for alternative energy

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..

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Teen Decomposes Plastic Bag in Three Months

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..

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