Tag: Eco-friendly practices

Amid a flood of plastic, big companies try to clean up image

LONDON — Once a month, accountant Michael Byrne pulls on his rubber boots and makes his way to a spot on the banks of...
Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just

LOS ANGELES — Jaden Smith's environmental consciousness was born when he was out surfing at about age 10. He saw plastic water bottles bobbing...
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YUMA, Ariz. — Buying local to replace an aging ambulance has provided big savings for an Arizona fire department. ...
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KENAI, Alaska — The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, the main hunger alleviation program for the peninsula, collected more than 750,000 pounds of food in...
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PORTLAND, Maine — A pair of U.S. senators is introducing legislation designed to improve organic farming research. ...
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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Curbside recycling pickup is on the chopping block in some Oregon communities. ...
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — State regulators have obtained a civil judgment against a company accused of abandoning at least 200,000 tires at a South Carolina...
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PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia School District has switched from plastic foam cafeteria plates to a more environmentally-friendly option. ...
Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling effort targets parade trash

NEW ORLEANS — Mardi Gras produces days of merriment, indulgence, a few hangovers — and a lot of garbage. Once the parades have passed...
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BUNNELL, Fla. — Looking to stay at the Green Roof Inn? Probably not. ...

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