Mary Mazzoni

Mary Mazzoni

Based in the Phoenix metro area, Mary is a lifelong vegetarian and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and relaxing in the park. When she’s not outside, she’s probably watching baseball. She is a former assistant editor for Earth911.


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Photo: Recyclebank
NEWS
Feature from Mary Mazzoni
Recyclebank‘s eighth annual Green Schools Program is moving along at full force. In case you aren’t familiar with the program, it awards grant money to schools for unique projects that will green their classroom and community. Since 2007, the Green ...

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Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
Hosted by the Cool Farm Institute in Hartland, Vt., the Cool Farm Tool is an online greenhouse gas calculator that is free for growers to help them measure the carbon footprint of crop and livestock products. The Cool Farm Tool ...

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News from Mary Mazzoni
A proposed Senate bill seeks to expand “green” energy curriculum to public middle and high schools across the country. Proposed by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), the bill would provide grant funding to colleges with green energy curriculum to expand their ...

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The Restored by Design collection features salvaged jewelry and natural materials in truly one-of-a-kind statement pieces. Photo: Restored by Design via Facebook
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
Based in Providence, R.I., Restored by Design offers a new take on upcycling discarded materials. Founder Martha Jackson, a well-dressed local with a red lip and a sing-song voice, calls the design studio and retail shop a “dream come true.” ...

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Photo: Flickr/Dano
Feature from Mary Mazzoni
“There is no single thing that can be done – and I mean you can add up the next nine best ideas, whether it be single-stream on through whatever other ideas you have about recycling – you can add all ...

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Photo: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
News from Mary Mazzoni
This California brewery has diverted more than 51,000 tons of waste from local landfills and recently earned a platinum seal of approval from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council.

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Photo: Blue Boutique, Grand Rapids, Mich. via Facebook
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
Blue boutiques feature the best Goodwill has to offer, such as top names like Lucky Brands, Coach and Cole Haan.

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With its WiFi-connected smart controller and corresponding mobile app, the Rachio sprinkler system promises to save homeowners water and money. Photo: Rachio
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
Put your scheduled sprinkler system on steroids with this water-saving gadget from Denver startup Rachio.

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Photo: Flickr/BethOlsonCreative
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
The Swap Positive blog catalogs neighborhood clothing swaps in the Northwest that don't involve money changing hands.

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Improperly discarded fishing line can be deadly to birds and marine life. To reduce the damage, a Louisiana town is launching the state's first fishing line recycling program. Photo: Flickr/Robin Miller Photography - westcoastrobin
NEWS
News from Mary Mazzoni
In an effort to eliminate the damage that discarded monofilament fishing line can cause to birds, marine life and the environment, a Louisiana town is launching the state's first fishing line recycling program.

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Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
It may be tough to make a buck off biogas now, but companies like Kroger Foods and Smithfield Foods find it worthwhile to be on the cutting edge of such environmentally promising projects.

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The Kitchen Library lends a range of small to medium-size appliances, including mixers. Photo: Flickr/Justin Snow
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
A new non-profit allows Toronto residents to borrow small and medium size kitchen appliances for short periods to experiment with new recipes and cooking techniques.

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