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Phone Book: Friend or Foe?Published Coastal Environmental Partnership  8/20/2014
  Just like every page that’s ever rolled off the printing presses, every phone book has a story to tell. The first phone book debuted in 1878 as a simple cardboard printout of 50 local businesses that owned a phone line in New Haven, Conn. Over the years, phone books have given dialers a
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Dell ReconnectPublished Coastal Environmental Partnership  8/21/2014
Dell Reconnect Computer Recycling Program Turns 10 Years Old  A half-chocolate, half-vanilla cake from Sweetish Hill Bakery celebrates Dell Reconnect’s 10th anniversary.Over a barbecue dinner of fried okra, warm potato salad, brisket and chicken, Dell and Goodwill came together in Austin,
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Quiksilver Latest Brand to #TurnItGreen with New Boardshort Made from Recycled Plastic
Published Sustainable Brands  8/18/2014
Hot on the heels of Patagonia making its bio-based wetsuit material publicly available in order to advance the sustainability of the surf industry, and everyone from adidas to G-Star Raw to Thread turning plastic bottles into fabric, Quiksilver has announced the launch of its newly designed AG47 New
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Novelis Doubles Aluminum Recycling Capacity in Brazil
Published Sustainable Brands  8/20/2014
Novelis, global producer of aluminum rolled products, has announced a $106 million investment that will add 100,000 metric tons of coating capacity and 190,000 metric tons of recycling capacity at its Pindamonhangaba facility in São Paulo, Brazil.The new coating line is designed specifically for
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What Can You Do with Banana Peels… Besides Throw them Away?Published SustainBlog  8/19/2014
Do you throw banana peels into the trash? Don't: they've got all sorts of practical uses (& then you can compost them rather than send them to the landfill)The post What Can You Do with Banana Peels… Besides Throw them Away? appeared first on Sustainablog.
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Plastics with known issues for health
Published 10k Oxygen  8/19/2014
Several types of plastics release chemical substances when they are heated, creating a high risk of contamination in the solid, liquid or gas that is near the material. Solid the food, liquid the water and air the gas for being more specific about health. When you buy mineral water that comes in a
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Were in the RedPublished OneEarth  8/19/2014
By Melissa Mahony Happy Earth Overshoot Day! Um, what? According to the Global Footprint Network, it’s the day of the year that humanity’s use of the earth's natural resources exceeds our planet’s ability to replenish those assets (a.k.a., forests, clean water,
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Tyre-recycling sets off on road to environmental sustainabilityPublished Accountability Central  8/18/2014
A FIVE-year initiative to create a sustainable industry to recycle millions of scrapped tyres every...
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GMs Renaissance Center Not Resting on Its Landfill-Free Laurels
Published Sustainable Brands  8/18/2014
General Motors’ Global Headquarters, a multi-office tower complex that the automaker announced in December had achieved zero-waste status, now composts food scraps from its various Renaissance Center restaurant kitchens for use in urban farming initiatives throughout the city.Local composting
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Zero Waste WorldPublished Environmental magezine and event  8/18/2014
“Don’t let fashion go to waste,” says H&M, the global clothing retailer that booked $20 billion in revenues last year. So I brought a bag of old T-shirts, sweaters and khaki pants to an H&M store in Washington, D.C., where it took them, no questions asked, and gave me a coupon for 15 percent
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