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International Young Eco-Heroes

International Young Eco-Heroes Inspire a Brighter Future

Young people around the world are powerful players in protecting ...Patti RothOctober 19, 2020
Earth911 Podcast Innovator Interview

Earth911 Podcast: Rent-a-Romper Founder Lauren Gregor on Reducing Baby Clothing Waste

The fashion industry is a profligate source of pollution, even ...Earth911October 19, 2020
Young woman looking at the clothing in her closet

Smart Ways To Make Your Wardrobe Sustainable

Reducing the environmental impact of your wardrobe can be really ...Gemma AlexanderOctober 19, 2020

Earth911 Reader: Your Fast, Useful Sustainability, Recycling, Business and Science News

The Earth911 team combs news and research for interesting ideas ...Mitch RatcliffeOctober 17, 2020
Woman placing organic waste in her compost bin

7 Unexpected Things You Can Compost

Composting is the best way to get rid of your ...Maureen WiseOctober 16, 2020

Earth911 Inspiration: We Triumph or Fail as a Whole

Today’s Earth911 inspiration is from philosopher, neuroscientist, and geostrategist Nayef ...Earth911October 16, 2020
coal mining at an open pit

Quiz #88: Coal-fired Energy Reduction Challenge

Coal still powers 42% of U.S. electric generation capacity as ...Earth911October 15, 2020
a pile of tangled computer cables

What Can You Do With Your Old Electrical Wires and Cables?

Do you have a box of old electrical wires and ...Earth911October 15, 2020
Souvenir refrigerator magnets on a fridge

Maven Moment: Refrigerator Magnets

Mom’s friend Louise loved her refrigerator magnets. She had all ...Joanna LaceyOctober 14, 2020
Recycled Beverage Containers

Beverage Container Showdown: Plastic vs. Glass vs. Aluminum

When you’re shopping for beverages, what kind of container do ...Lauren MurphyOctober 14, 2020
An assortment of carton types on a table

Another Reason to Recycle Cartons — and Other Materials

Good news to report: The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped ...Earth911October 13, 2020

Clear the Clutter: Stop Organizing and Just Have Less Stuff

If you’re a Pinterest person, as I am, then no ...Madeleine SomervilleOctober 13, 2020


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