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Sustainable Spa Staycation at Glen Ivy Hot Springs

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Celebrate the Sustainable Spinoffs from the Space Program

Fifty years ago (July 20, 1969), the Apollo 11 lunar ...Taylor RatcliffeJuly 19, 2019

Earth911 Inspiration: Nature Is Not a Place To Visit. It Is Home.

Earth911 inspirations. Post them, share your desire to help people ...Mitch RatcliffeJuly 19, 2019
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Buy or DIY: Summer Beauty Survival Kit

With summer in full swing, most of us find ourselves ...Mary MazzoniJuly 18, 2019

Earth911 Quiz #67: Do you know the paint recycling steps?

Paint is a common household and workplace material that can ...Earth911July 18, 2019
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Russian Volcano Brings Life to North Pacific Ocean Pastures

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Maven Moment: Beating the Heat in Mid-Century Brooklyn

My Grandma Jennie loved her tea. I have vivid memories ...Earth911July 17, 2019
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How Garfield Became an Environmental Mascot

Here’s the story of Garfield the cat, who became France’s ...Gemma AlexanderJuly 16, 2019
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Are Meal Kits Better for the Environment Than Grocery Shopping?

If you care about the environment, you might have scoffed ...Jenna CyprusJuly 16, 2019

We Earthlings: Burger Wisely, If You Burger at All

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Earth911 Podcast: Sustainability in Your Ear

Earth911 Podcast, June 24, 2019: Food, Glorious Food!

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Wild Life: 7 Nature Centers Your Kids Are Sure to Love

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We Earthlings: You borrowed $219 billion from your kids in 2018. Share We Earthling posters to inspire others with your stories (click the image for a larger poster). We calculated US CO2 costs in 2018. #carbon #climate-change #social-cost-of-carbon

Teen Tackles Restaurant Use of Single-Use Plastics. Isha Sangani petitioned Panda Express to stop providing plastic utensils and straws and switch to sustainable alternatives. One voice is starting a movement. #activism #petition #single-use-plastic

How to Throw a No-Waste Gender Reveal Party. Sustainability-focused parents are just as excited about whether they’re having a boy or girl as other parents. Bring in the pizzazz without irritating the environment. #gender-reveal #party #entertainment

Buyer's Guide: Sustainable Pavers for Cold Climates. How do the green options hold up to the freeze-thaw cycle of a Northern or Midwestern winter? Let’s find out. #paving #sustainability #yard

Maven Moment: Thrift Stores & Dressing for Success. Consider a local thrift store before you buy new clothing for that job interview. #Green-Maven #reuse #clothing #thrift-shopping

Explore the Branches of Climate Nonfiction. Climate change is a hyperobject so “massively distributed in time and space relative to humans” that we can’t easily wrap our minds around it. These contemporary books use solid research and clear language.