PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES

Growing Trees Instead of Gangs

Long known as the Emerald City, Seattle has struggled to …

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Art From Scrap: Grab a Handful and Get Creative

Art From Scrap, a Santa Barbara–based project of environmental education …

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Limited Time Only: Target Will Recycle Your Old Car Seat

Through Saturday, Sept. 23, you can take your old car …

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University Recycling 101: How College Students Go Green

Universities are buzzing with young adults passionate about protecting the planet, and student environmental organizations direct all that energy into action. They launch recycling initiatives and run organic farms. Or they’re out and about…

Clean the World Recycles Hotel Toiletries to Save Lives

When it comes to the hotel industry, the biggest symbol of waste would have to be the complimentary toiletries. As it stands, the majority of hotels in the U.S. aren’t involved in any recycling programs — which means that a staggering amount of…

Recycling Water Filters Just Got Fluid

Using a water filter, whether to improve the taste of your water or to filter out contaminants, isn’t that hard to do. What has been difficult, though, is trying to justify throwing out all of the filters into the trash. And, according to The…

Why New York City Is Tackling Water Pollution Naturally

Brooklyn residents are very familiar with the Gowanus Canal in New York City. This canal has become one of the most polluted the waterways in the U.S. thanks to waste disposal and sewage runoff as well as industrial pollution from paper mills,…

Eco Village Exemplifies Sustainable Neighborhood Development

If you’re anything like me, you are probably looking up just exactly where River Falls, Wisconsin is.  A small suburb east of Minneapolis – St. Paul, River Falls is home to over 15,000 residents, a small community college and a shining example of….

Ford Takes Another Step to be Landfill-Free

In the automotive race, there are several things to be excited about from an environmental standpoint these days. Hybrid/electric engines, increased fuel economy, enhanced electronics, active safety measures and decreased maintenance costs are all…

Discarded Computers Find New Purpose

  When the Dell Reconnect program was preparing to exhibit at South by Southwest — a popular music, film and interactive conference and festival held every year in Austin, Texas — they wanted to come up with a good way to showcase just how…