Tag Archives: recycle

EarthTalk: Green Rental Car Companies and Seeing the Forest for the Trees in Finding Recycled Paper Products

Earthtalk is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that most of the big car rental companies have gone “green” lately. What’s the story? – Ari Zucker, New York, NY No doubt, rental car companies large and small have responded to increased consumer demand for fuel efficiency in the last few …

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Earthtalk: Greening Your School and the Climate and the Environmental Impacts of Ocean Water Desalinization

Earthtalk is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I want to convince my high school to go green. What would it cost for a school to switch to all recycled paper products and all energy efficient lighting? -Danel Berman, via e-mail Greening your school is a great idea. It will not only …

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Tackling E-Waste By Manufacturing ‘Smart’ Casings

Recycling gadgets is a headache no one really wants to think about too much. U.S. consumers generate between 300,000 and 400,000 tons of e-waste that is recycled. Most of this ends up in Third World countries like China, India and Nigeria where people use hammers, gas burners and manual labor to strip the gadgets down to the bare metals, glass and other valuable recyclables. …

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