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How Sanitary Landfills Work

More than half of the garbage generated in the United ...Gemma AlexanderOctober 22, 2019
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Tap Into Energy-Efficiency Programs Through Your Local Utilities

It may seem counterintuitive, but many utility companies offer programs ...Sarah LozanovaOctober 22, 2019

We Earthlings: Buy Less, Ship Slowly

Did you know that shipping a product by air freight ...Earth911October 22, 2019
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Earth911 Podcast, Oct. 21, 2019: A More Sustainable Halloween!

A spooky Halloween doesn’t have to be a horror show ...Earth911October 21, 2019
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The Challenge & Opportunity To Make Our Drinking Water Safe Again

We live in a country where the drinking water we ...Earth911October 21, 2019
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Using, Recycling, & Disposing Bags Responsibly

Even if you’re diligently working to reduce waste, disposable bags ...Patti RothOctober 21, 2019

Earth911 Inspiration: Earth Can’t Wait

This week’s inspirational poster will help you remind your friends, ...Earth911October 18, 2019
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Eco-Friendly Halloween Costumes

However conscientious you are in daily life, holidays have a ...Gemma AlexanderOctober 18, 2019
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Composting Toilet Taxonomy: How They Work

The United States’ infrastructure, once arguably the best in the ...Gemma AlexanderOctober 17, 2019

Earth911 Quiz #75: Hyrdofluorocarbons and Environmental Damage

Challenge your knowledge about hydrofluorocarbons, which replaced chlorofluorocarbons in many ...Earth911October 17, 2019
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Ding Dong. Trick or (Eco-Friendlier) Treat

Yes, trick-or-treaters standing outside your door want sugary sweets tossed ...Patti RothOctober 16, 2019
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Maven Moment: Fall Pumpkins and Apples!

Nothing brings back memories of autumn when I was a ...Earth911October 16, 2019

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