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Reducing Your Recycling: Part 1

Before anyone starts screaming, “What, I thought I was supposed to recycle! This girl is crazy.” let me explain. I’m not advocating throwing recyclables in the trash to end up in a landfill. I’m talking about putting more focus on the first two parts of the environmentalist’s mantra – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Over the past […]

December 9th

Five Resolutions for America Recycles Day

Editor’s note: I originally published this post on November 15th is America Recycles Day! As Robin noted on Tuesday, it’s an occasion that can create mixed feelings for us “greenies”: yes, it’s great to have recognition of the importance of recycling in our daily lives, but the very existence of America Recycles Day reminds us […]

November 15th

Eco-Libris: Reusing Textbooks in Chinese Schools

Editor’s note: Textbook reuse is standard practice for American college students, but apparently not for Chinese elementary schools. That’s about to change, according to blogger Raz Godelnik at Eco-Libris. This post was originally published on Saturday, March 8, 2008. Good news from China: the China Daily reported yesterday that the Chinese Ministry of Education will […]