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Plastic-Free Water: TAPP Water’s Compostable Faucet Filter

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Earth911 Podcast, Oct. 4, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — SodaStream’s Sustainable Fizz

Join Earth911 in this interview with Jecka Glasman, general manager …

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French Air Worth $800 a jar?

Two men are talking in whispered tones, glancing around the dark alley furtively. There is a disagreement quickly blossoming into an argument. Voices are raised despite their initial attempts at being stealthy, and with sudden decisiveness, one man…

When the Prize is So Valuable, Will We Do it Again?

Since I ran the bottled water story a week or two back, I’ve had a few question about who owns the water and what would happen if we ended up with not enough of the good stuff. Never one to …

God Bless America

God bless America. It appears that the only real tradition in our corporate world is “profit at all costs … profit”. If hearing me rant again is not your flavor for the day, or if I appear to be somewhat …

Our Generation’s Snake Oil, What about my Hazmat Suit?

In the early 19th century across the wild Western expanses of our growing nation, a common character in established towns was the “Traveling Doctor”, who in most cases was as much a medical practitioner as a ditch digger is a …

The “Welcome To Summer” Gas Price Hikes… Are Nothing Compared To This

As summer approaches, we watch and wait with somewhat bated breath for the never-ending string of gas price hikes that will accompany that last day of school. And every year we are not disappointed or surprised as the oil companies, …

The 8th Wonder of The Modern World: China’s Smog Cloud

Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned. The current state of the environment in China, as shocking and visually repugnant as it may be (now surpassing the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Beyond Index” category), is nothing new. In fact the…..

Eco-Boats Take On Olympic Effort to Clean Rio’s Waterways

Boats in Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay are cleaning up garbage in the area’s notoriously polluted waterways in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Vancouver Rolls Out Recycling Program for Cigarette Butts

Vancouver is the first North American city to initiate a program to recycle cigarette butts, the single biggest source of street litter in the world. They now have 110 “Butt Bins” throughout the city.