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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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Young Americans Shift Away from Car Culture

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..

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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..

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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 shows where traditional Thanksgiving dishes come from and what kind..

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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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Greenpeace breaks Facebook world record

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..

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Is Obama doing too little about climate change?

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..

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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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Pro Sports Teams Score Green Points

Credit: Seattle Mariners 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,..

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Whole Foods & the Greenest Grocery Store

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..

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New York e-waste law takes effect

Back in January, we said that a new e-waste law in New York will provide free electronics recycling to its residents. Well the day has finally come–New Yorkers can now..

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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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Artificial Leaf Makes its Debut

Photo Credit: Wikipedia Commons 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..

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Earth Hour 2011

Credit: EarthHour.org People all over the world are turning off the lights on March 26th to take a stand against climate change. Earth Hour started in Australia in 2007 when..

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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. In January, we asked whether e-readers are eco-friendly when compared with print books. The answer?..

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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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World Water Day

Did you know that today, March 22, is World Water Day? If you didn’t, here is a quick primer about what World Water Day is, why it is important, and..

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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

A while back, I asked you to picture the oldest, ugliest TV you could find and enter All Green’s first-ever Ugliest Television Contest. FYI–The contest deadline has been extended until..

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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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AT&T saves $44 million by going green

On Friday, we asked whether people need a reward to go green. If saving the environment isn’t enough incentive for you, what about saving money? According to the Mother Nature..

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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 Environmental Impact of Computing

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..

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California approves ambitious clean-energy bill

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..

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Oscars Documentaries Go Green

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..

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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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Record Melting in Greenland

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..

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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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Updates on bison slaughter

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..

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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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Less sea ice related to fewer polar bear births

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..

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White House unveils high-speed rail plan

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..

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Plans to slaughter bison halted

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..

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Maine seeks to repeal e-waste law

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...

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MEPs back stringent e-waste proposals

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..

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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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