06 Aug '11, 12pm

Fact of the Day: Car batteries are the #1 most recycled material in the U.S. Who knew??

Fact of the Day: Car batteries are the #1 most recycled material in the U.S. Who knew??

Car Batteries Car batteries are the most recycled products in the U.S., having a 98 percent to 99 percent recycling rate. Most individuals simply return their old car batteries to the dealership or the store where they are purchasing their replacement. Find your local recycle solution for car batteries Get Advice from Ed Begley Jr. Ed Begley Jr. knows a lot about reducing his environmental footprint. After buying his first electric car in the 1970s (admittedly it was a golf cart, but you get the idea), Begley Jr. continued to increase his investments in alternative energy, making his home more energy efficient, and moreover, sharing his knowledge with eager audiences across the nation. READ: Do Celebs Help the Green Movement? We caught up with Begley Jr. at the Forward with Ford conference in Dearborn, Mich., and had the opportunity to ask for his personal advice for Earth...

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altenergystocks.com 07 Aug '11, 7pm

In three years of writing about investing in energy storage, I’ve learned that most public relations nightmares encountere...

Nissan's Leaf To Home Turns Electric Car Into E...

energyrefuge.com 07 Aug '11, 1pm

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The MDI Air Car - The World's Cleanest Car. via @ecotechjapan @thegoodhuman #green

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thegoodhuman.com 07 Aug '11, 2am

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First All-Electric Subscription Plan: Car 2.0 Pricing:

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cleantechnica.com 08 Aug '11, 1pm

, a trailblazer in revolutionizing the current era of electric cars announced the end of production of the original Roadst...

Study Finds German Car Buyers Weary of Electric...

evworld.com 07 Aug '11, 11am

Egham, UK - A Gartner, Inc. study revealed that German consumer purchase considerations for fully battery-operated electri...

Nissan: “Leaf’s Battery Pack Should Last As Long As The Car”

Nissan: “Leaf’s Battery Pack Should Last As Lon...

allcarselectric.com 03 Aug '11, 1pm

Nissan’s all-electric Leaf isn’t having a great time of it this week in the mainstream media. Firstly, Nissan had to defen...

eMileage.ca | Toyota and Tesla reveal RAV4 elec...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 07 Aug '11, 10pm

The jointly developed RAV4 electric vehicle will be built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada inWoodstock,Ontario, starti...

Will GM's First All-Electric Car Be A Chevy Spark Minicar? via @GreenCarReports

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greencarreports.com 08 Aug '11, 1pm

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Fact of the Day: Drywall is 100% recyclable, but 40 tons of gypsum waste is sent to landfills around the globe daily

Fact of the Day: Drywall is 100% recyclable, bu...

earth911.com 05 Aug '11, 11am

Gypsum Drywall If it is free of contaminants like lead paint or asbestos, gypsum drywall is recyclable. Many building supp...

Want to know about specific government-sponsored projects to develop better electric car batteries? See list and goals.

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plugincars.com 12 Aug '11, 11pm

Coda is one of many battery car companies looking for government funding. (Jim Motavalli photo) It’s a waiting game for ma...

Top Gear vs. Green Cars - @James_BG draws a lin...

businessgreen.com 03 Aug '11, 3pm

Green car aficionados will already be aware that motoring comedy show Top Gear created one of its periodic media storms th...

Under Pressure, Manufacturers Removing Chemicals from Car Seats

Under Pressure, Manufacturers Removing Chemical...

greenbiz.com 05 Aug '11, 1pm

In the last few years, child car seat makers have made a big shift in which chemicals they use in their products, a change...

Say Hello To Electric Car Battery Swaps, Chinese Style

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allcarselectric.com 02 Aug '11, 7pm

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Would You Pay $4 For a 90-Mintues of #ElectricCar Charging? via @AllCarsElectric

Would You Pay $4 For a 90-Mintues of #ElectricC...

allcarselectric.com 08 Aug '11, 12pm

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How to cover 100 percent of your car expenses b...

grist.org 05 Aug '11, 5pm

Getaround is a car-sharing service like ZipCar, except instead of borrowing the company's vehicles, you're borrowing your ...