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Tomorrow, November 15, is America Recycles Day. Here's the Earth911 guide to getting involved and making changes in your community. https://t.co/VOdqdXsgl8

Earth911 Survey asks you: Do you seek out paper packaging instead of plastic? Share your preference. https://t.co/a3xO0Q22M0

Earth911 Podcast: Fair Trade Gold and Ethical Jewelry’s Deepest Questions with Marc Choyt https://t.co/2YchbKR2kc https://t.co/CQpf3mLR3x

Earth911 readers want to improve their sustainability in 2019: 49% want to adopt an eco-efficient diet. Find out what else Earthlings have in common in our survey results. https://t.co/WbpAXMcQ6p

Keep an eye on House Con.Res.137 - Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy #climate for future generations, and to creating solutions for #restoring the climate. https://t.co/VaBqEij8ks

Hoverboards were a fad and are becoming a standard feature of urban commuting. How do you recycle them? Earth911 has your answer. https://t.co/8k5JEZA0ZE