Eco-friendly Practices

France, Germany plan to create leading battery industry

May 2, 2019

France and Germany have unveiled details of a plan to create a leading electric battery industry in Europe, from the extraction of raw materials to recycling

UN conference to consider plan to minimize plastic waste

Apr 29, 2019

Over 180 countries have opened a U.N.-backed conference on waste and hazardous chemicals amid hopes it could produce a sweeping agreement toward minimizing generation of plastic waste, which has formed a gigantic mass floating in the ocean

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas' efforts to cut food waste

Apr 28, 2019

Food-waste reduction has taken hold in a city famous for excess: Las Vegas

Border Patrol expands fingerprinting of migrant children

Apr 26, 2019

U.S. border authorities say they've started to increase the biometric data they take from children 13 years of age and younger, including fingerprints and DNA samples, despite privacy concerns and government policy restricting data collection

NYC mayor takes aim at glass towers as energy hogs

Apr 24, 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking aim at glass and steel skyscrapers as energy hogs but experts say such buildings can also be energy efficient

Future of Northwest e-recycler unclear after fraud sentences

Apr 24, 2019

The future of one of the Northwest's largest electronics recyclers is uncertain after a judge sentenced its two founders to more than two years in prison each for fraud

Jason Momoa shaves signature beard to promote recycling

Apr 18, 2019

"Aquaman" and "Game of Thrones" actor Jason Momoa has released a video in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling

Earth, meet Polo: Ralph Lauren unveils plastic bottle shirt

Apr 18, 2019

Polo Ralph Lauren launches version of iconic shirt crafted entirely out of recycled plastic bottles

Waste Management pays $3 billion for Advanced Disposal

Apr 15, 2019

Waste Management pushes east with $3 billion Advanced Disposal buyout

Creating an eco-friendly nursery, from paint to fabrics

Apr 8, 2019

Paints, fabrics and other things to think about when creating an eco-friendly nursery

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