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How a Modern Landfill Works – Infographic

It's easy not to think twice about your garbage. You set it on the curb and forget about it. But what happens after you trash is picked up? What happens when...
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How Single-Use Coffee Is Stimulating Our Disposable Society

All companies want to find some way to force you to constantly have to purchase their products or services – that’s how they make their money. That is exactly what...
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Tales from the Trash Chronicles

“When I throw an object out, it still has a life, and it now activates this complex network of protocols and systems and controversies. But because we don’t have...
GM China ATC Green Facility

GM’s China Facility Awarded Green Status and What’s a Landfill-Free Manufacturing?

With China’s dire pollution problem rapidly increasing, it’s good to know an American company is making sure China goes green – and in a big way. GM has announced...
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10 Reasons why you’ll be buried alive by trash – Infographic

No one wants to think about being buried alive, but the stats in this infographic make it seem like it's a real possibility, given the amount of trash that...
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Where Does Your Trash Go After The Garbageman Stops By?

For most of us, trash is something we throw into a bin, never to be seen again. We never stop to think twice about what happens to that empty...
San Francisco

San Francisco Hits Landmark 80% Diversion Rate

San Francisco’s ambitious goal of recycling 100 percent of its waste by 2020 might not be as impossible as skeptics suggest. After analyzing the data, the environmentally progressive city...
Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – From Laos To Hawaii

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? If you have ever wondered what happens to all the rubbish humans create, after some consideration – and few available answers – you...
Jetsons Pneumatic Tubes

Are pneumatic garbage systems the future of waste disposal?

A lot of us assume that the use of pneumatics is reserved for the manufacturing and engineering industries. When you think of the Jetson style tube systems of the...
Chevy Sonic

Landfill-Gas to power GM vehicle assembly plant

Following up on their own announcement that the Chevrolet Volt assembly plant in Detroit would be solar powered, GM has just released details outlining a landfill-gas powered plant that...

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The Latest Technology Trends To Reduce Your Eco Footprint

With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
Fabric Scraps

20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
baking soda

51 Household Uses of Baking Soda

Here are 51 uses for baking soda in your home that can change your life for the better. This inexpensive pantry item has many applications!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.
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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse

If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.
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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.

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