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Recycling And Land Reuse Practices Can Help Fight Climate Change

There is much potential to reduce the nation’s greenhouse gases through recycling, waste reduction, smart growth, and by reusing formerly contaminated sites including brownfields. EPA’s report “Opportunities to Reduce Greenhouse...

Mobiles Could Be Harming Crops Too

Mobile phones have grabbed the headlines for a number of unpleasant reasons, from allegations of causing brain tumours to blowing up petrol bunks. Now a study by the Punjab University says mobile phones can cause crop damage too. A recent study...

New Guide to Cell Phone Radiation

Over 4 billion people in the world have cell phones. They’re handy, portable, inexpensive and we wonder how we even got along with out them before we had one. Cell phones are here to stay, there’s no doubt about that. But there are mounting...

Birmingham Celebrates, IT Recycling

Birmingham City Council has said “mountains” of old IT equipment has been recycled or reused in an environmentally-friendly initiative. Under the venture launched in May 2008, Birmingham residents can have their old IT equipment...

230 MPG… Can It Be True?

General Motors (GM) announced that the new Chevy Volt electric car could get up to 230 miles per gallon (MPG) under new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines for electric cars. (The EPA gave the Toyota Prius a 51 MPG rating,...

Green Living 101: Why Is It Important To Recycle Glass?

Unlike other packing materials, glass is 100 percent recyclable 100 percent of the time. Glass makers and recyclers are calling all Americans to recycle more glass. The United States does not mandate the recycling of glass. Many counties do...

Reusing Plastic Bottles Can Pose Serious Health Hazards

Refilling and reusing plastic bottles can release toxic cancer-causing chemicals Most types of plastic bottles are safe to reuse at least a few times if properly washed with hot soapy water. But recent revelations about chemicals in Lexan (plastic...

Detroit Begins Recycling Program

Detroit was one of the largest cities in the country without any form of curbside recycling. Until the start of test recycling program. This is a pilot project involving 30-thousand households, taking place first on Detroit’s far east...

Recycling Plastic

Plastic is a very common material that is now widely used by everybody in this world. Plastic is used in many ways as it is light weight and compact. The maintenance that is required is very less. Common plastic items that are used are bags,...

Plastic Bags are Killing Us

The most ubiquitous consumer item on Earth, the lowly plastic bag is an environmental scourge like none other, sapping the life out of our oceans and thwarting our attempts to recycle it. On a foggy Tuesday morning, kids out of school for summer...
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