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If we don’t act, climate change could devastate Coachella Valley, too – Desert Sun

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” — Albert Einstein A smoky haze often inundates the skies over the Coachella Valley — an arid landscape exacerbated by…

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Reduce Waste With These School Lunch Recycling Tips

During 2018 and 2019, researchers from the University of Missouri and the University of Bologna (Italy) took time to find out how much waste was being generated during school lunches. Upwards of 53% of the foods in a school lunch were ending up in the trash. Compare this to 30% in Spain, 29% in Italy, […]

Opinion | We must start making the tough calls on global warming – TheSpec.com

Of all the election issues, climate change should be top of the list. We have heard the dire warnings over many years and this last report sounding the red alert that the window of opportunity is narrowing drastically for the…

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Back to the Basics: Items That Most Cities Recycle and Others That Are Often Restricted

Why do some people still hesitate to embrace recycling? Between 2015 and 2018, the number of tons recycled increased by 2.2%. You might think that’s good news, but there’s a problem. While the number of tons went up, the overall recycling rate, including food and yard waste recycling, dropped. Decreases are attributed to these two […]

Soccer Fans Can Now Eat Their Coffee Cups

Manchester City are the reigning champions of the English Premier League, and now they’re championing the cause of landfill waste by offering edible coffee and tea cups at their 55,000 seater Etihad Stadium. After suffering a reversal at the hands of London’s Tottenham Hotspur F.C. on the opening weekend, seven days later they played their […]

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India Bans Long List of Single-Use Plastics Starting Next July

The second-most populous country in the world has banned an array of single use plastics, such as cutlery, plates, and thin bags, beginning July, 2022. India’s rule states: The manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of (the) following single-use plastic, including polystyrene and expanded polystyrene, commodities shall be prohibited with effect from July 1, […]

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Throw It Out or Recycle It? Each State’s Rules on Electronics Recycling (UPDATED 2021)

Think about the average lifespan of electronics. Most people will say you’re doing great if you can keep your laptop or cell phone going for five years. A printer is usually lucky to make it past nine years. Monitors have an average lifespan of eight years. Refurbished items have shorter lifespans.What happens when it’s time […]

Real Meat Is Green — It Eats Grass

The Green Wreckers who destroyed Australia’s cheap, reliable electricity are now targeting our cattle industry. They will use fake science and false advertising to destroy our right to produce and consume real meat. This stupidity relies on a totally false…

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How Are California’s Towns and Cities Planning to Meet New Food Waste Recycling Laws?

California’s Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Bill (SB 1383) goes into effect in 2022. One of the most significant changes will be the requirement for food scraps and edible food waste to be composted instead of thrown away. Starting on January 1, 2022, food scraps, yard trimmings, and other forms of organic waste will be collected through curbside […]

Conversations with Joe & Ken: To stop or adapt to climate change – Kankakee Daily Journal

Joe: As you know, we are experiencing serious fires, floods, heatwaves and droughts. We have global threats demanding solutions. According to Michael Mann, who directs the Earth System Science Center at Penn State, “the rise in extreme weather events is…

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