"Recycling" tag
New York City's first commercial-scale wind turbine to generate electricity for Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility in Brooklyn on Jan. 14, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

Massive Wind Turbine Crowns Sims Recycling on Brooklyn Waterfront

The city can now add wind energy for commercial use to its list of sustainability initiatives. Once a New York Police Department tow-pound lot, an 11-acre stretch of the South Brooklyn waterfront has…

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#GOGREEN: How College Students Are Going Green!

College students from all around are finding more and more ways to make the transformation to a greener lifestyle. Elon University, located in Elon, N.C., is big on sustainability and making sure that…

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Earth Day Events 2014

Earth Day began on April 22nd 1970 in the United States during the turbulent 70s era. Thousands protested against the negative effects that pollution had on their cities. Since that day,  environmental movements…

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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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3 Businesses You Visit Every Day & How They Are Going Green

Whether we like to admit it or not, we all usually have some sort of routine. We wake up in the morning and head to work and stop at our favorite local coffee…

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Picking a University With The Environment in Mind

Picking a collage to attend is an arduous and at times confusing task. A student and parents want to choose the right collage or university that will benefit the student in his or…

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Recycled Sh*t

Our planet Earth’s largest land mammal, the elephant, has decided to give back to the environment, but in a more unique fashion—with poop! An eco-friendly fair trade company called Mr. Ellie Pooh has…

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What is One To Do With Plastic Bottle Caps?

At the Green Festival in New York City, artist George Sabra had the beautiful sculpture (pictured above) on display. The sculpture reached for the ceiling and was very colorful. As I got closer,…

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A Look at How Far We’ve Come

Today I decided to take a look at how far my family has come in our journey to “go green.” Are we there yet? Certainly not. However, while we are on the path,…

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Must See Eco-Friendly National Parks

Must See Eco-Friendly National Parks There are many extravagant vacation options to choose from out there, but sometimes there is nothing more fun than a good old fashion road trip. Speaking from first…

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