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The Poo Problem: Diapers. Earth911 dishes the poop on diaper options for the sustainable baby. #Baby #Diapers #Sustainability https://t.co/se3MJxSA2i https://t.co/e44LBGcYya

How to give your bathroom a go-green makeover. 3, 2, 1... Go! https://t.co/veHYwnsmBI

How to reduce #Amazon #packaging #waste. Did you know you can ask for low-waste packaging? Earth911 shares the secrets to cutting down on cardboard, plastic, and other non-recyclables delivered to your door. https://t.co/RDBIGIbikE https://t.co/wwkgNR3PH6

Earth911 podcast: Thanks-cycling! Join the gang to learn about healthy swaps for your Thanksgiving dinner, how to reduce T-day food waste, and DIY decorating. https://t.co/2ywGuQBCsT https://t.co/6jMRtGdAP4

The Keystone XL pipeline, approved by President Trump, who used a "presidential permit" to justify the decision, was ruled invalid by Federal court. The battle will continue. https://t.co/dUZDqZglbg

Photos to make you think: California fires from space via LiveScience. See what started a 142,000-acre tragedy. https://t.co/D4AQPrjva8