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Amid an explosion of online shopping and rapid shipping, it's time to take a serious look not just at how we recycle, but also at...

Oct 21, 2019 Blog Post

Too often, the impacts of our behavior on the environment and our health are invisible to us, making it hard to see the damage we’re...

Sep 26, 2019 Blog Post

In 1994, the CEOs of seven major tobacco companies in the United States were called before Congress and made to answer for the harm they...

Sep 18, 2019 Blog Post

Reflecting on the ways sustainability has been integrated into daily life on campus, and about the ways in which large-scale sustainability could, and should, be...

Sep 12, 2019 Blog Post

Waste from e-cigs is a new problem, but it is no different than many other disposable products that have come onto the market. And there...

Jun 24, 2019 Blog Post
A Path to Eliminate Waste, Revitalize Soil and Tackle Global Warming

Communities across the U.S. – from rural towns to big cities – are increasingly adopting composting programs to cut the amount of waste they pay...

Jun 13, 2019 Report

The U.S. landfills and incinerates enough organic material each year to fill a line of 18-wheelers stretching from New York City to Los Angeles –...

Jun 13, 2019 Blog Post

When I first started hearing about efforts to ban single use plastic bags – the kind at the grocery store check-out – I admit I...

Jun 11, 2019 Blog Post

In 2018, the U.S. and world woke up to many of the problems created by trash, as well as new opportunities to eliminate it. In...

Dec 21, 2018 Blog Post

On broken appliances and a broken system.

May 17, 2018 Blog Post

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