11 Apr '12, 3am

First-Ever 'Trees For Clunkers' Program Debuts in Colorado

eutrophication&hypoxia via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 Remember the Cash for Clunkers initiative aimed at taking aged gas-guzzling vehicles off the road in exchange for wads of money ? Well, a novel new program underway in Colorado is hoping to do the same thing -- but this time folks are being incentivized to ditch their outdated rides for the promise of a different kind of green altogether. Last months, the Clear the Air Foundation launched a first-of-its-kind program to rid the streets of inefficient, polluting old cars by encouraging people to trade them in for trees. Working with car dealerships across the state, in partnership with the Colorado Tree Coalition , the Trees For Trade-ins initiative hopes to collect and scrap hundreds of donated clunkers, and in exchange, plant an equal number of trees to reforest regions in need of some arboreal cover. For director Keith Wood, th...

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Colorado Walmarts Install Solar Panels

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getsolar.com 11 Apr '12, 10pm

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Fuel Economy for New Vehicles Sold in U.S. Tops 24 MPG for First Time Ever

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treehugger.com 12 Apr '12, 3pm

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greenbuildingelements.com 12 Apr '12, 8pm

“Thanks to American Forests and IKEA US customers, we are celebrating the planting of 2 million trees across America. We a...

New Air Force One debuts in Pentagon planning

airforcetimes.com 11 Apr '12, 3pm

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School District Activates Solar Program

getsolar.com 10 Apr '12, 6pm

School District Activates Solar Program Monday, April 9th 2012 4:16 PM By GetSolar Staff. The South San Francisco Unified ...

New Air Force One Debuts in Pentagon Planning

New Air Force One Debuts in Pentagon Planning

defensenews.com 11 Apr '12, 1am

A new Air Force One presidential transport has appeared in the latest version of the Pentagon’s aviation plans, marking th...