May 9, 2012
by Jake Schmidt
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The World is Watching: Will G20 Countries Lead this June at the Earth Summit?

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
Three years ago, the Group of 20 countries pledged to phase out environmentally-harmful and ineffective subsidies. The leaders of these twenty influential countries hav… Continue reading

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January 2, 2012
by Reduce
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Recycling Mystery: Milk and Juice Cartons

Most of us are pretty familiar with the concept of recycling our paper and plastic materials. But what about their hybrid counterpart: the carton? Despite the second-life value, many cartons do not get recycled. In 2009, at least half a million tons of carton waste ended up in landfills. Here’s some helpful information that will [...] Continue reading

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December 27, 2011
by Reduce
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How-To Guide to Treecycling

Treecycling is the simple act of recycling your Christmas tree, rather than throwing it away, at the end of the season. By doing so, you extend your Christmas tree’s usability by allowing it to be turned into something else. Recycled trees are most commonly used for mulch, erosion protection, habitat creation and shoreline stabilization. However, [...] Continue reading

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April 15, 2011
by Greenlaw from NRDC China
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China halts nuclear approval until early 2012 and other environmental news

Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing NRDC has been working in China for over twelve years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental governance and public participation, and green sup… Continue reading

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January 7, 2011
by Reduce
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11 Ways to Use Less in 2011

Think about everything that you use in one day – your morning shower, the coffeemaker, the work commute, your annual report, the short drive to lunch, watching television, doing laundry. It all adds up. Now think about how much time, money and resources you’d save if you just used a little bit less during your [...] Continue reading

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