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In this Earth911 #Quiz, you’ll find the keys to recycling automotive oil, oil containers, and oil filters, a vast source of landfill materials and toxic waste annually. Are you thinking about motor oil sustainably? https://t.co/tQQrOhjfEK

Earth911 talks with Sustana Group's Michele Bartolini about the paper maker's decades of recycling work, which now includes full disclosure of its supply chain performance and partnerships with Starbucks to reuse paper fiber. https://t.co/v9LRpQ0RYR https://t.co/yQXGUz0y2A

Carbon dioxide emissions are on the rise again, which is bad news for global warming. But you can help #reduce your #carbon #footprint through your #transportation choices. https://t.co/PSMKh7EqMZ

Fair Trade is meant to be a model of sustainable ethical trade that puts people and planet first. But some indicators point to Fair Trade certification as ineffectual at best and a marketing ploy at worst. Is fair trade worth the extra cost? https://t.co/1YSNe4xYp4 https://t.co/IjDpDyVt9x

Overall, effective #contraception benefits the environment, but each type of contraceptive has a different environmental impact. How #green is your method? https://t.co/FUZe9J8pWS

Five simple changes you can make to get closer to a plastic-free home. https://t.co/k4ADlx5H1p