August 16, 2013
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Coca-Cola launches “natural” Coca-Cola Life.

After predicting that an Organic Coke would be the pinnacle of greenwashing five years ago, Next Nature Network reports that Coca-Cola has actually done it, launching a “natural” Coke called Coca-Cola Life in Argentina. Continue reading

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May 31, 2012
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Throwback Beer Cans are Recycle-Ready

Written by Michael d’Estries, Mother Nature Network Nestled in the overgrown back corner of my farm is a small reminder of the past: a personal landfill started by a long-gone previous owner. Such “dumps” are not uncommon. Well before there was weekly garbage pickup, farmers either burned their trash or created mini-landfills like mine. Besides [...] Continue reading

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May 30, 2012
by Reduce
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New Apple Data Center to Run on Clean Energy

Written by Melissa Hincha-Ownby, Mother Nature Network Apple’s massive 500,000 square-foot Project Dolphin data center in Maiden, N.C., is taking clean energy to a new level. Apple has confirmed its commitment to environmentally responsible business practices with the announcement that the facility will be powered completely by clean, renewable energy by the end of 2012. [...] Continue reading

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May 18, 2012
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Kids Petition Crayola to Recycle Markers

Written by Jenn Savedge, Mother Nature Network A group of elementary school students concerned about the environmental impact of Crayola products has launched Crayola: Make Your Mark!, a fast-growing campaign on Change.org that has already gained…
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April 24, 2012
by Reduce
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Walmart Publishes Global Responsibility Report

Written by Melissa Hincha-Ownby, Mother Nature Network Last week, Walmart released its 2012 Global Responsibility Report (GRR). The 2012 report covers sustainability issues at the retail giant during fiscal year 2011, which began on February 1, 2011 and ended on January 30, 2012. Walmart is a large company with a strong global presence and that [...] Continue reading

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April 13, 2012
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Chicago Mayor Promises Citywide Recycling in 2013

Written by Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network Like New York, Chicago is a world-class city with world-class sustainability initiatives. But when it comes to recycling efforts, both cities have long lagged behind. Way behind. Heck, Eric Goldstein,…
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April 9, 2012
by Reduce
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Eggshells Reborn as Plastics

Written by Russell McLendon, Mother Nature Network Easter is about rebirth and renewal, yet that spirit doesn’t extend to all parts of the holiday. Countless Easter eggs, for example, are produced, used and then discarded every year, whether they were laid by a hen, a rabbit or a plastic mold. Conveniently, a new research project [...] Continue reading

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April 4, 2011
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Media scan 4/4: Pipeline safety, uranium storage, e-waste, electric vehicles, and more…

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide Anthony Swift was quoted in the New York Times about the Secretary of Transportation’s plan to introduce pipeline safety measures in Pennsylvania… Robert Norris spoke with the New York Time… Continue reading

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