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The Butt of the Problem: Calls for Change in Battling Cigarette Litter

Cigarette butts are not normally given top billing in discussions about tobacco-related problems. But they should be, according to environmental experts. The USDA estimates that about 360 billion cigarettes are consumed in the U.S. each year. Close to two-thirds of those butts … Continue reading

Necn.com · Apr 4, 2016

What you need to know about Juicero, the new controversial juicer

Everyone’s talking about Juicero, a just-launched, cold-pressed juicer for home use that’s incredibly novel in its ability to liquify your veggies. The San Francisco start-up has raised a whopping $100 million from investors and is about to raise more. Given the … Continue reading

Wellandgood.com · Apr 4, 2016

Recycle Musically This Earth Day

Environmentalists who play the guitar—listen up. The Instrumental Music Center is celebrating Earth Day and National Guitar Month in a way that will help you rock your world. The center will host a guitar recycling and restringing event on Thursday, April … Continue reading

Tuscon Weekly · Apr 1, 2016

Keep America Beautiful program achieves 52% cigarette litter reduction in various communities

National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful’s 2015 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program helped to achieve a 52% reduction in cigarette litter in the participating communities, marking a 4% increase over its 2014 outcome. Moving forward, the nonprofit will award 49 grants worth a … Continue reading

Waste Dive · Mar 31, 2016

Will cigarette recycling cans encourage smoking?

In February, the San Francisco school board voted to let city middle schools give condoms to students. The controversial decision made headlines. Will access to condoms encourage kids to have sex? Or is The City simply helping students have sex safely? … Continue reading

San Francisco Examiner · Mar 30, 2016

Where Can I Recycle Instrument Strings?

Calling all musicians! What happens when you break a string? You toss them in the trash, right? Most people do, and these strings are contributing to the more than 1.5 million pounds of string metal sitting in landfills every year. However, … Continue reading

Green Philly Blog · Mar 30, 2016

UPS Is Wrapping Up Big Plans for the Circular Economy

There is a growing awareness in the business community that the circular economy is not only here to stay, but will continue to gain traction in the coming years, according to new research by GreenBiz and UPS. But the need … Continue reading

Huffington Post · Mar 28, 2016

Joliet Junior College to host sustainability events in April

Joliet Junior College staff and students have been working toward sustainability at the college and plan to host events on the initiative in April. JJC sustainability coordinator Maria Anna Rafac said sustainability is more than just addressing environmental concerns – … Continue reading

My Suburban Life · Mar 28, 2016

Forbes Communications Council Member Company TerraCycle Partners With Staples on Zero Waste Boxes

Forbes Communications Council member company TerraCycle announced a new partnership with Staples to sell its Zero Waste Boxes, containers that recycle hard-to-recycle waste. “Since Staples is the largest office products company, this is a really exciting platform for us,” said member Lauren … Continue reading

Forbes Communications Council blog · Mar 28, 2016

Sustainable Westford Raises Almost $12K for Schools

Don’t throw out your empty baby food pouches and used mascara; upcycle it! So far, upcycling from Sustainable Westford has raised about $11,759.80 for Westford schools and has saved 6,649 pounds of trash from entering the waste stream, according to the … Continue reading

Westford Patch · Mar 28, 2016

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