Office supplies are often sold in bulk, meaning the majority of that 2,000-count box of paper clips may sit forgotten in the back of a desk. Help keep useful items from collecting dust or going to waste by finding creative ways to re-purpose office…
NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide
The April-May issue of Poder Magazine featured Frances Beinecke’s article on greening the sports industry through sustainable, energy-efficient, and low-impact facilities as well a… Continue reading →
Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC’s New York City Environment, NY
In a significant turnabout during his final year in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is orchestrating a shift in solid waste policies that should improve the … Continue reading →
Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
There’s a growing impatience amongst those committed to pushing LA to meet its ambitious Zero Waste goals. For years, the Don’t Waste LA … Continue reading →
Leila Monroe, Staff Attorney, Oceans Program, San Francisco
On April 16 we celebrate California Oceans Day, an annual event when ocean lovers and leaders from across the state come together to advocate for healthier oceans. This y… Continue reading →
Created as a large-scale interpretation of customary Maasai jewelry, the facade of the structure is a symbol of community pride, while the learning center’s WiFi-enabled computer lab connects the remote, rural area with the rest of the world.
Matthew McFeeley, Attorney, Washington, D.C.
The Obama Administration is developing rules to require fracking chemical disclosure for operations on federal lands and a recent leaked draft of the new rules requires companies to dis… Continue reading →
Here at Earth911, we often feature cool new products made from reclaimed or recycled materials. When we do, the most common question we hear from readers is, “Why are recycled-content products so expensive?” We’re not the only…
Sellers of upcycled wares say this is one of the No. 1 queries they hear from customers, who wonder why the cost of clothing, accessories, home decor items and other household products always seems to be higher when picks are made from recycled…
Kristin Eberhard, Legal Director, Western Energy and Climate Projects, Santa Monica
LADWP recently released its “Energy Efficiency Portfolio Business Plan” for fiscal years 2012-2014. For the past few years, LADWP has been t… Continue reading →
Alice Henly, Research Fellow, New York
Today, in conjunction with opening day of NBA Green Week 2013, the National Basketball Association is launching a league-wide online tool designed to measure their environmental impact.
In par… Continue reading →
Alice Henly, Research Fellow, New York
The NBA stands alone as the only major professional sports league in the world to host an annual weeklong celebration of environmental stewardship—NBA Green Week, April 4th to 12th. The leagu… Continue reading →
Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NYC and throughout the world
The National Basketball Association’s Green Week is globally unique in all of professional sports: No other league or team dedicates an entire week every year to ed… Continue reading →
Crafting with kids is a great way to get creative on lazy afternoons at home. By adding reused materials, you’ll not only make your projects cheaper (read: free), but also teach kids the value of reuse and recycling.
Making environmentally friendly choices is more than recycling or turning the lights off. Every decision can actually have a positive impact on the world. What many people don’t know is that applying for home loans can lower greenhouse emissions. Thus,… Continue reading →
David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.
Virginia’s attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientifi… Continue reading →
Approximately 95 percent of vehicles retired from U.S. roadways are recycled each year, according to the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, and that’s a lot of vehicles, since each year 12 million of them reach the end of their useful lives. But…
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC
Did you catch the Dateline episode yesterday? It was a great report – a real life look at some of the chemicals that we, in the NRDC Health program, have been working on for years. The… Continue reading →