March 22, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Road traffic pollution as serious as passive smoke in the development of childhood asthma

New research conducted in 10 European cities has estimated that 14 percent of chronic childhood asthma is due to exposure to traffic pollution near busy roads. Continue reading

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February 8, 2012
by Reduce
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Waste Management Tests New Efficient Trucks

The following is an op-ed piece by Wes Muir, director of communications for Waste Management. It does not describe the views or opinions of Earth911. For better or for worse, garbage can be heavy, wet and bulky. This has presented a challenge for cities, private citizens, businesses and waste collectors alike since the days of [...] Continue reading

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October 27, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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New data confirm European transportation habits are much greener than those in US cities

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
It is no secret that the United States is one of the most car-dependent cultures in the world.  In data from 17 countries published by The National Geographic… Continue reading

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