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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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All Green Electronics Recycling to Partner with CSU Campuses

TUSTIN, CA—Technology’s blistering pace is leaving a hazardous byproduct in its wake: E-Waste. All Green Electronics Recycling, a premier e-waste recycling company based in Tustin, Calif., is pleased to announce..

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OC Metro Chooses All Green as a “Green Team”

All Green Electronics Recycling is one of OC Metro’s Green Teams for 2011 Published: April 1, 2011 Original article can be found here. Founded: In 2009 by Arman Sadeghi Disturbing..

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E-waste industry boosts jobs in Oregon

Not only did Oregon E-Cycles keep over 24 million pounds of e-waste out of landfills in 2010, it also created..

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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..

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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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New York e-waste law goes into effect

New Yorkers no longer have to pay to recycle their old electronics. On April 1, 2011, the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act went into effect. According to this law,..

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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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E-waste legislation introduced in Australia

Electronics recycling in Australia has lagged behind other countries, but manufacturers and consumers alike are hopeful that e-waste legislation will soon pass. The Product Stewardship Bill was released this week..

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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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Texas television takeback bill advances

A bill that aims to establish a television take-back program in Texas recently passed out of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources by a unanimous vote. Senate Bill 329 proposes..

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Partner Spotlight: StorAmerica

Photo Credit: StorAmerica At All Green Electronics Recycling, we do our best to keep electronics out of landfills, but we couldn’t do it without the help of our partners—or businesses..

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Target settles e-waste lawsuit

The Target Corporation agreed to pay out $22.5 million in penalties over charges that the company improperly disposed of hazardous waste, including electronics, for years. The 2009 lawsuit was brought..

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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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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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E-cycling bill fails in Utah

Lawmakers in Utah recently shot down a bill that would have established an electronics recycling law. House Bill 153 would have required electronics manufacturers to pay a fee for the..

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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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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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Ugliest Television Contest

Picture the oldest, ugliest television you own. Maybe it has a cracked screen, rabbit ears or you still have to get up to change the channel. I’m sure you can..

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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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Oregonians recycle 24 million pounds of e-waste

During the first year of a statewide ban on dumping e-waste in the trash, Oregon E-Cycles has kept more than 24 million pounds out of landfills. The E-Cycles program works..

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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 tighter e-waste laws

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) discussed proposals to tighten e-waste laws in a meeting on February 4th. The text of the proposal states that member states may be required..

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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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7-Eleven goes green in Japan

In an ambitious move, 7-Eleven is attempting to turn its Japanese stores green. These new stores, referred to as “eco-konbinis” in Japan,  will be powered by solar energy and equipped..

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Maine seeks to repeal e-waste law

Paul LePage, the newly-elected governor of Maine, recently announced that he wishes to adjust, and in some cases repeal, the state’s e-waste law. He wants to first abolish the Board..

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Obama sets goals for the environment

Last night, President Obama discussed clean energy, oil subsidies, high-speed rail, and a number of other topics that directly impact our future in his State of the Union address. He..

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Apple ranks last for environmental response

Photo Credit: Apple Three dozen Chinese groups claim that Apple is failing to address worker safety and pollution concerns. A report by the Beijing-based non-profit institute of Public and Environmental..

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Is the woolly mammoth coming back to life?

Photo Credit: Mauricio Antón Is the woolly mammoth coming back to life? Japanese scientists sure hope so. In fact, if all goes according to plan, an elephant will give birth..

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E-Cycle Washington collects 78 million pounds

Washington’s statewide electronics recycling program collected 78 million pounds of e-waste during its first two years of operation, according to Washington State Department of Ecology records. The program, E-Cycle Washington,..

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Maguire Daisy Saved from Extinction

Photo Credit: Seth Willey/FWS This week, the Maguire daisy became the 21st species to be removed from the endangered species list, after a 25-year effort to rescue it from extinction...

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Walmart Helps Food Banks Go Green

The Walmart Foundation announced a new program today that will donate $2 million dollars to help food banks save money on their energy bills. The food banks selected were located..

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Harmful toxins found in nearly all pregnant women

A new study by the University of California, San Francisco shows that almost all pregnant U.S. women carry multiple chemicals in their bodies, some toxic, which can adversely affect their..

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Greenpeace rates greenest electronics

Last week, Greenpeace released its third green electronics survey. At the top of the list was the Asus VW-247H-HF computer monitor, which scored 7.5/10. The Samsung Blue Earth mobile phone..

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2010 Ties for the Warmest Year on Record

The warmest years on record are 2005 and 2010, according to government climate experts. The average temperature last year was 1.12 degrees Fahrenheit (or 0.62 degrees Celsius) above normal—the same..

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Are less people going green?

According to a survey by Harris Interactive, less Americans were green in 2010 than in 2009. Between November 8th and November 15th, 2,352 U.S. adults over the age of 18..

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The Empire State Building Goes Green

The world’s most famous office building is going all green. The 2.85 million square foot building announced in its press release that it signed a two-year contract to purchase 100..

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New Year brings new e-waste laws

In several states, new e-waste laws took effect in 2011. The most recent states to start recycling electronics are Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Vermont, South Carolina, Indiana, and New York. In..

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Italy bans the plastic bag

As of New Year’s Day, single-use plastic bags are banned in Italy. This law is good news for the environment, as Italians use about 20 billion plastic bags a year,..

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New e-waste laws make everyone recycle

Many people have electronics sitting around in their attic or garage that they want to get rid of. With new e-waste laws, these items must be disposed of at designated..

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EPA Prioritizes E-Waste Problem

EPA chief names e-waste an international priority. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson names “cleaning up e-waste” one of the agency’s top six international priorities moving forward...

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EPA Recognizes Certification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formerly recognized the Recycler Certification and associated Standard for the Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment, according to a press release issued..

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Ewaste Legislation in Costa Rica

Costa Rica recently became the first Latin American country to pass e-scrap recycling legislation with the enactment of Regulation No. 35933-S (link in Spanish). The country’s Ministry of Health is..

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Connecticut E-Waste Legislation

Connecticut has become the 24th state which has implemented electronics collection and recycling legislation (Chapter 446n of the Connecticut General Statutes, “Covered Electronic Devices”). Similarly to other national laws, Connecticut..

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