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Senior Managing Editor, Planet Forward
It's a new school year, so it's time to set some goals. Don't forget to consider the environment along with your academic ambitions.
Natural Composites, Inc. (NCI) is passionate about transforming bio-waste into everyday products. From research facilities located in the Research Valley at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, we focus on developing composite... Read More
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Old tires, glass bottles and plastics might be considered useless in some parts of the world, but in others, they're valuable building materials. An NGO in Guatemala inspires volunteers to build sustainable, green homes, and even pay for them! The... Read More
In the world's oceans, there are islands of plastic made from microscopic granuals as well as much larger pieces floating on the surface of water. These islands negatively impact all forms of life, many of which are consumed by humans as sources of... Read More
Educating the public about environmental issues is absolutely essential. Nobody at the grocery store understands why I do not want a plastic bag, even when I claim that plastic is environmentally unfriendly. I think that getting environmental... Read More
Three ideas; 1. Right now, in my town (Homestead, Fla.) the trash and recycling bill is the same. The town provides us with recycling bins - yet few of my neighbors use them. If there could be a scale on the recycling pick-up trucks; a simple way to... Read More
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Ecovative Design is developing packaging material that is affordable and biodegradable. The secret: fungi and agricultural waste. In this month's Nightly Business Report segment we visit Ecovative's lab and get up close and personal with the new... Read More
Hemp has been uses for thousands of years by mankind and until last century in the United States it was common place. Farmers could benefit easily cause it grows like a weed and needs no pesticide or fertilizer. There are many products that could be... Read More
BRISTOL, RI __ Planet Forward looks at recycling habits. What do you do with your empty H2O bottle?

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