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Are Wood Pallets Safe for Reuse Projects? It Depends

On the surface, the ubiquitous pallet seems ideal for reuse: It's wood, it's recycled and it's free. Before reusing a pallet at home, though, read this to protect your health.Mary MazzoniJanuary 21, 2020
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What You Need to Know About Nuclear Power

This article is the fourth in a six-part series that explores ...Gemma AlexanderJanuary 20, 2020
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Australian Bushfires: How Might Smoke Haze Affect You?

The bushfires in Australia are having devastating impact on local ...Earth911January 20, 2020

Earth911 Podast: Net-Zero Prefab Homes From Dvele

Dvele‘s Brandon Weiss has a vision for durable net-zero housing. ...Earth911January 20, 2020
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6 Issues Facing Electric Vehicles

Fun to drive and cheaper to operate, electric vehicles have ...Sarah LozanovaJanuary 17, 2020

Earth911 Inspiration: John Muir Reminds Us of Nature’s Web

This week’s quote comes from naturalist, conservationist, and co-founder of ...Earth911January 17, 2020
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Recycle Your Contact Lenses, Don’t Flush Them

When you think of plastic pollution, you probably imagine discarded ...Patti RothJanuary 16, 2020

Earth911 Quiz #79: Climate News 2020 Challenge

2020 has started with an avalanche of bad environmental news. ...Earth911January 16, 2020
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Solid Waste Trends In 2020

Ten years ago, most people thought garbage was boring; even ...Gemma AlexanderJanuary 15, 2020
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Maven Moment: Warming Winter Soups

The winter is a wonderful time to make soup. Soup ...Joanna LaceyJanuary 15, 2020
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Bamboo 101 for Your Household

Families that are striving to live greener can make many ...Elizabeth WeissJanuary 14, 2020

We Earthlings: Recycling Jobs

What connects us all? Nature and our shared relationships through ...Earth911January 14, 2020

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