28 Dec '11, 9pm

A surprising way to recycle foam packaging: Make surfboards

Portland Resident Sets Up Bike Helmet Recycling In bike-friendly Portland, resident Jason Jepsen is trying to set up a recycling program for old bike helmets – an important safety accessory that has been traditionally difficult to dismantle and turn into new products. According to the blog Bike Portland, … Seattle Bans Plastic Bags, Slaps Fee on Paper Joining its West Coast neighbors San Francisco and Portland, Seattle has passed legislation banning single-use plastic shopping bags to reduce litter and encourage shoppers to use reusable bags. Seattle’s City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Dec. 19 to restrict the distribution … World’s Longest Bridge Made of Recycled Plastic Here at Earth911, we’ve seen boats, schools and greenhouses constructed out of plastic bottles, but now plastic bottles are being recycled into a different kind of structure in the U.S. and Eu...

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Passive House Group Bans Certain Spray Foam Insulation - News - Greensource Magazine #avlgb

Passive House Group Bans Certain Spray Foam Ins...

The Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) will no longer give its blessing to projects incorporating spray polyurethane foa...

What do you think of biodegradable plastic bags?

greenbusinesstimes.com 27 Dec '11, 2am

Browse > Home / News / Not your usual plastic bag [News] Not your usual plastic bag [News] December 27, 2011 by Eugene Tay...

In Defense of Plastic Bag Bans

greenbiz.com 28 Dec '11, 1pm

Following is a response piece to Marc Gunther’s recent article, In Defense of the Plastic Bag . Full disclosure: I’m a jou...

This #Singapore firm is saving the world, one plastic bag at a time #sustainability

This #Singapore firm is saving the world, one p...

sgentrepreneurs.com 28 Dec '11, 4am

Saving the world, one plastic bag at a time December 28, 2011 by Terence LEE Long ago on television, a certain Captain Pla...

Do you know where to recycle your Christmas tree?

nrdc.org 25 Dec '11, 6pm

Over 30 million Christmas trees are tossed out every year in the U.S., so if you have a cut tree make sure it meets an org...

How To Open Annoying Plastic Clamshell Packagin...

care2.com 24 Dec '11, 4pm

The Holidays are a time for gift giving and receiving. Lots and lots of new gadgets will make their way in to the hands of...

How To Open Annoying Plastic Clamshell Packagin...

care2.com 24 Dec '11, 1am

The Holidays are a time for gift giving and receiving. Lots and lots of new gadgets will make their way in to the hands of...

Re-gift Unwanted Presents and Recycle Goods

Re-gift Unwanted Presents and Recycle Goods

treehugger.com 25 Dec '11, 2pm

© R.Cruger Western Bluebird in a Fig Tree, the inspiration for this year's comestible Christmas gifts. Not everyone puts a...