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Florida Earthship Build – Summer 2018 Workshop Images

earthship workshop. June 18 – July 31, 2018. Florida, USA. Hurricane Resistant Earthship Build. Strong, Safe, Off-grid. Volunteer, Work, Learn, Participate.
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Florida County Uses Oyster Shells to Protect Shoreline

The man-made reef has become the home of 40 species of sea dwellers.

Old Power Poles Repurposed as Artificial Reefs

There are about 2,900 artificial reefs in the Florida area.

NASA Turns Space Trash into Potential Radiation Shields

The discs, made of plastic water bottles, clothing scraps, duct tape and foil drink pouches, could be used for deep-space missions.

Recycling, Business and Charity Intersect at ‘The Green Can’

The multifamily complex recycling endeavor brings cans to communities at no cost.

Guest Post: Busting Barriers to U.S. Composting

Waste Management breaks down a few answers to one of waste-reduction’s most complicated questions: Why are there barriers to composting in U.S. communities?

New Biz Hosts Online Market for Used Oil

A new company recently launched an online marketplace for the sale and purchase of used cooking and motor oil, a new method of delivery for a commodity that’s in high demand. Cooking oil can be used to do anything from power vehicles to act as a…

Governments, Residents Embrace Paint Recycling

Residents from coast to coast are snapping up recycled paint to brighten walls of their houses, barns and offices. The environmental perk of reusing leftover latex is just part of the appeal. In various towns, recycled paint is free. Or, it’s sold……

EPA Launches Energy Competition

Thousands of buildings around the U.S. are going head to head to see who can go the greenest. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program launched the 2012 National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings last week. Each…

Florida State Offers Recycled Bikes for a Bargain

College students are always looking for ways to cut costs and Florida State University offers an inexpensive and eco-friendly way for students to get around. The FSU reCycle Bike Program offers refurbished bikes to students for rent at prices much…