Score 2 For The Planet

Score 2 for the Planet

I've had a banner week, I've got to admit it. First, I read that we've recycled more garbage than thrown into landfills for the first time ever in this country. Go, U.S.A! According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans…

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The Earth On Its Own

The Earth on its Own

Ever wonder what your house would do without you? How about New York City, Chicago, or the world? That's the premise of The World Without Us, a book that presents a brilliant twist on the debate over the fate of…

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Reusable Water

Reusable Water

The Aussies have a clear (and legitimate) fixation on water and water conservation. There’s just not a whole lot there to go around. So it’s not big surprise that an Australian company would come up with a “grey water” purification…

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Rubber Sidewalks

Rubber Sidewalks

City dwellers like myself know how tree roots damage concrete sidewalks. Every pedestrian I know has tripped at one point on a cracked, uplifted section of sidewalk. Not only is this dangerous and unsightly, but the repairs are a constant…

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