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Who Actually Constructs a Landfill? You Might Be Surprised

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Americans produce about 4.4 pounds of garbage daily. That’s around 1,600 pounds a year! Americans represent 5 percent of the world’s population, but generate 30 percent of its garbage. Less……

Unwrapping Eco Friendly Toys: Is Your Child’s Stocking Toxic?

Holiday toy shopping should bring joy, not fear. But it seems like each year the discovery of another batch of toys tainted with potentially toxic chemicals hits the news right around the holidays. In 2008, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement…

2014 Eco Holiday Gift Guide

It’s time for the 2014 Eco Holiday Gift Guide. In this years gift guide we include gift ideas for neighbors, teachers, mom, dad, kids, pet-lovers, and eco-tech geeks. All of the gifts are available in the Earth911 YouChange Marketplace with…

Photo: This robin says, “Let’s eat!”

An American Robin is about to eat a berry.

Bees have pollen preferences, and we’ve wiped out many of their favorite flowers

What does a lake of molten aluminum have to do with renewable energy in Germany?

Virtual batteries can be found in the most unlikely places…

How To Raise An Environmentalist

Incorporating environmentally friendly principles into the lives of your children means more than teaching them how to recycle bottles and cans. Ready to raise an environmentalist?  Here are three simple ways to instill earth-friendly practices…

This Black Friday, Patagonia exchanges new clothing for old and invests in the sharing economy

Patagonia’s Worn Wear events, held in collaboration with sharing start up Yerdle, offer a different, more sustainable vision of Black Friday.

Thanksgiving leftovers: A roundup of past Thanksgiving Day stories

Gather round the holiday vegetable loaf and hear of Thanksgivings past on TreeHugger

Eco-friendly retailer will sell only damaged garments on Black Friday

BeGood wants to reduce waste, instead of promote overconsumption, and has come up with an awesome plan to do so.