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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 result of Hershey’s efforts to enhance sustainability. Two of these..

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Singing Cards Bad for Environment

Is it just me, or are electronic greeting cards taking over the card aisle at the store? The singing or the lights are cute for half a second, but after..

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Anaheim Named Most Sustainable City in Orange County

Image Credit: istockphoto.com Anaheim has been named the top “Eco City” in Orange County, according to the Orange County Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The top three cities..

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E-Waste Upcycled Into Table and Chairs

Photo Credit: CNet Green Tech People have turned e-waste into fish tanks, shoes, sculptures… but how about something a bit more practical? Chilean designer Rodrigo Alonso designed some interesting table..

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10 “Smartest” Cities on the Planet

Image Credit: istockphoto.com So we’ve written about the 15 greenest U.S. states, the top 10 eco-friendly world countries, and the..

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2012 State of the Union: Energy Recap

WhiteHouse.gov (Public Domain) At his State of the Union address last night, President Barack Obama devoted a portion of his..

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Japan Recycles 77 Percent of Plastics

Photo Credit: Treehugger In 2010, Japan recycled 77 percent of its plastic waste, making it one of the top plastic recyclers in the world. This is an improvement over 2006..

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Do You Clean Your Reusable Bags?

Photo Credit: Earth911.com: Amanda_Wills Do you use reusable bags? Now here’s the real question: How often do you wash your reusable bags? Umm… never? Did you know that 64 percent..

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Post-Holiday Recycling

Christmas may be over, but if you’re like me, the remnants of the holiday are still scattered around your house. What can you reuse and what can you recycle? Christmas..

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Disposable Coffee Cup Eliminates Plastic Lid

Credit: Compleat Whether your coffee cup is made from paper or Styrofoam, the lid is probably plastic. And we all know how bad plastic can be for the environment… A..

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Is Your Newspaper Printed on Recycled Paper?

Starting this week, The National, a newspaper serving the United Arab Emirates, will be printed on 100 percent recycled paper. Because no company in the UAE produces a sufficient volume..

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Recycled Menorahs

In my post about real versus artificial Christmas trees a couple of weeks ago, I asked whether people should pick the traditional option or go the green route in regards..

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