The EPA estimates that 27 percent of the American waste stream is organic material that can be composted. We all want to help cut that number down to size, but to a beginner, composting can seem downright intimidating. Potential composters are faced with a myriad of challenges, from limited space to lack of free time. [...] Continue reading →
Simon Mui, Scientist, Clean Vehicles and Fuels, San Francisco
The European Union failed to achieve a decisive vote today on its Fuels Quality Directive and will need to revisit the issue in June of this yea… Continue reading →
NRDC is very concerned about the management of toxic waste generated by oil and gas exploration and production. In September, we petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue new rules for managing this waste, because the old r… Continue reading →
The median size of a new single-family home in the US was around 2300 square feet in 2007, and crept up to around 2500 by 2008. But today the median home size has dropped to 2100 square feet, writes Cindy Perlman in USA Today.
Are McMansion… Continue reading →