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Sweden Runs Out of Garbage!

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Sweden Runs Out of Garbage!

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Due to Sweden’s innovative waste-to-energy program and highly efficient recycling habits, the Scandinavian nation faces an interesting dilemma. They have run out of trash. Sweden’s waste management and recycling pr...

Portable ‘Fresh air-bags’ come to the aid of Chinese smog-ridden city

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Portable ‘Fresh air-bags’ come to the aid of Chinese smog-ridden city

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Chinese citizens who aren’t wealthy enough to join the “It’s-too-polluted-so-I’m-moving-away” bandwagon just got another opportunity for fresh air — and this one comes in a convenient plastic bag. An unnamed Chines...

California garbage trucks fueled by … garbage

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California garbage trucks fueled by … garbage

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Hundreds of trash trucks across California are rumbling down city streets using clean fuel made from a dirty source: garbage. The fuel is derived from rotting refuse that San Francisco and Oakland residents and bu...

West Africa Explores Ways to Mitigate Climate Change’s Effects

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West Africa Explores Ways to Mitigate Climate Change’s Effects

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From eroding coastline to depleted fish stocks, the effects of climate change are being felt along West Africa's coast and governments and environmental groups are coming together to talk about what can be done to ...

US rolls out historic mercury limits for power plants

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US rolls out historic mercury limits for power plants

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Unveiling a historic rule, the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced the first national requirement for the nation's coal-fired power plants to reduce emissions of mercury, arsenic, cyanide and oth...

Company to Make Bottles From Pacific Garbage Patch

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Company to Make Bottles From Pacific Garbage Patch

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San Francisco - Today, Method, the leading innovator in premium, eco-conscious household and personal care products, unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging -- a bottle made out of plastic collecte...

US Businesses Challenged to Cut Energy Waste

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US Businesses Challenged to Cut Energy Waste

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US Businesses Challenged to Cut Energy Waste Buildings consume 40 percent of American energy

Senate rejects measure to stop EPA on climate

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Senate rejects measure to stop EPA on climate

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(Reuters) - The Senate rejected a measure on Wednesday to kill the Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of greenhouse gas emissions, handing President Barack Obama a victory in his effort to quicken the mov...