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Minnesota 2020
The great Minnesota get-together was mostly about bizarre foods, homegrown entertainment, and people-watching. But with growing public attention to sustainability, Minnesota State Fair's Eco-Experience exhibit drew fair goers looking for ways to... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Many people think there’s not much you can do with an old mattress. In Minnesota, local governments are collecting old mattresses and recycling and reusing some of the materials in an effort to keep the mattresses from clogging up landfills!
Minnesota 2020
When over-the-counter prescriptions or the most basic medications expire, an all too common reaction is to flush pills down the toilet. But even modern water treatment facilities aren't equipped to handle such chemicals, and it often ends up in... Read More
ITAC, University of Utah
In 2008, the pink bark beetle, an invasive species, killed millions of trees in Colorado. From these dead trees, researchers at the University of Utah have created interlocking cross-laminated timber, a building material that doesn't require any... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Minneapolis-based Project for Pride in Living ppl-inc.org strives to transform economic value in discarded consumer materials (mainly plastic bags and mattresses) while investing in the economic potential of people have fallen through the cracks in... Read More
eSCO Processing and Recycling
Encourage use of an e-Steward Certified electronics recycling company for the proper management of your electronic assets.
US Department of Labor
Jane Oates from Department of Labor is working to create jobs for Americans all over the country. Where are they happening? Watch and find out.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
When an old building is torn down, the waste material is usually just carted off to a landfill. According to the American Society of Landscape Architects, this material can be used to create parks and other greenspace where old buildings once stood... Read More
“San Francisco prides itself on being one of the most sustainable cities in the U.S.,” the city’s director of the Department of Environment, Melanie Nutter, told the C40 News Team in this interview. The city brought its experience with innovative... Read More
energyNOW
America's favorite pastime is going green! At the home of the Seattle Mariners, officials were having trouble getting fans to put their leftover food in compost bins instead of trash cans. So what did they do? They made everything -- cups,... Read More

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