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NYC Marine Life Bolstered by Israeli Technology

NEW YORK—An Israeli company specialized in ecologically friendly solutions for coastal and marine infrastructure is making its mark on New York City. Tel Aviv-based ECOncrete is engaged in two waterfront projects in Brooklyn…

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Minimize Electronic Waste To Help Protect the Environment

It’s important to use caution when recycling electronics such as computers, batteries, cell phones, televisions, etc., because they contain harmful parts that can cause damage the environment. Toxic components include mercury, lead, cadmium,…

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Carton Recycling On The Move

There is good news from the home front of recycling, especially the recycling of cartons. It seems that 2013 was a banner year for carton recycling with almost half of the U.S. households…

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Have A Happy (Green) Halloween

Eco18 wishes you all a very happy Halloween! We ask just one favor from  you – be mindful of the environment today. As a day of great consumption, we tend to generate lots…

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Five Early Autumn Gardening Projects

Summer is coming to a close, but the change of season still offers a wealth of gardening opportunities before winter sets in. 1. Grass Seeding One of the best times to plant grass…

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Black Ivory Coffee-Elephant Espresso Anyone?

What’s the rarest, most ethical, sustainable and most expensive coffee? Well, I found it without having to go to the Maldives or Thailand to get this java jewel. The Black Ivory Coffee campaign…

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The Unique Geological History of Yellowstone National Park

One of the most unusual national parks, Yellowstone, offers a complex and surprising geological history with its dramatic basalt plateaus, remarkable craters, and other worldly geysers. This captivating environment is the result of…

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The Most Notable Points of Bloomberg’s “A Stronger, More Resilient New York”

On Tuesday, NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg unveiled the $20 billion+ plan to shore up New York City in the face of climate change. The plan, part of PlaNYC, will ensure New York City…

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Celebrate National Park Week (April 20 – 28)

Next week from April 20 – 28 is National Parks Week, which is a great excuse to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family. The National Park Service in…

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Are Diamonds the Planet’s Best Friend?

While diamonds are known for being a girl’s best friend, its questionable if they are the planets best friend. It was a few years ago with the movie release of Blood Diamond that attention…

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