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More than 500,000 pieces of debris larger than a marble litter the bands of space where geosynchronous and low-Earth orbiting satellites cluster around the planet. Earth’s front porch needs a cleanup. https://t.co/57BHBvt0vo

New parents know that it can be hard to stay green with a baby. Earth911 has researched the greenest pillow manufacturers, and fortunately, several of them make pillows for toddlers. https://t.co/EOIi6QT24a

Sana Packaging developed hemp- and ocean-plastic-based alternatives for cannabis packaging made from natural and recycled materials. Earth911’s Mitch Ratcliffe talks to the Ron and James about their experience as young entrepreneurs in a young industry. https://t.co/ofF1utkVxv

Hottest year on record. Lowest levels of sea ice in the Arctic. Most extreme weather patterns we’ve ever seen. How do researchers study a changing climate? Most rely on some form of climate modeling. https://t.co/76HymgQFfd

Sometimes it can be challenging to live a low-waste or zero-waste lifestyle when you find yourself in possession of things you’re not sure how to use up. That was the case for me with items from Mom’s spice shelf. https://t.co/NcETI7zrIS https://t.co/JfYHUFB8Ho

Whether you’re looking for a nonprofit to help clobber climate change or keep water clean, there are resources to help you find the best nonprofit organizations and avoid charity fraud. https://t.co/Wq7C02BHtj