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Teen Tackles Restaurant Use of Single-Use Plastics

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Maven Moment: Thrift Stores & Dressing for Success

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We Earthlings: We Love Being Cooped Up

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4 Ways to Kill Weeds the All-Natural Way

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Paving on a Budget

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Outdoor Projects You Can DIY for Almost Nothing

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Earth911 Podcast, June 10, 2019: Here Comes the Sun!

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5 Must-Haves for an Eco-Friendly Beach Trip

It just isn’t summer without a trip to the beach. ...Lauren MurphyJune 17, 2019

Earth911 Inspiration: There Is No Lack of Water Here Unless …

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Baking With Milk Alternatives

While I occasionally bake, I am no Le Cordon Bleu ...Lisa BeresJune 14, 2019

Earth911 Quiz #63: Recycling How-to Challenge!

Do you know the steps for recycling these common household ...Earth911June 13, 2019
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The Branches of Climate Nonfiction

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Earth911 Quiz #62: Think You Know The Top Environmental News? Do you know who is making decisions that impact the environment? Can you identify the correct answers about these six environmental news topics? #Environment #climate-change #quiz

How to Recycle Unwanted and Expired Medications. Find a local take-back or mail-back program using our recycling locator. #medicine #recycling

How to Recycle Fluorescent Tubes. $recycling The old fluorescent tubes are stilling lighting homes and offices. Here's how to recycle them to prevent pollution. #recycle

Solar vs. Nuclear: Battle for the Best Carbon-Free Power. Both are carbon-free sources of electricity, the big similarities end there. We compare each power source's costs, the energy they produce, and how long they last. #SPONSORED

Sunya Norman, director of sustainability at Salesforce, joins Earth911 to talk about the customer relationship management (CRM) company’s pursuit of carbon neutral operations.

5 Solutions to Dramatically Reduce Your AC Costs This Summer. Today, there are 100 million homes with air-conditioning systems, which equates to 87 percent of households in America. #energy #home