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Entries from November 2010

Nature Doesnt Do Bailouts, Recyclable Laptop, Cancun Summit and Other Stories in November

November 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Tweet Stanford graduate students invent a recyclable laptop. Johann Hari passionately argues for climate action now as world leaders gather in Cancun for COP-16. Recyclable Laptop, Anyone? Graduate students from Stanford University and Finland’s Aalto University have teamed up to build the world’s first recyclable laptop. The device, nicknamed as the Bloom laptop can be […]

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Tags: Sustainability

Coca Cola Reimagines Recycling

November 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Tweet Coca Cola reimagines recycling center in Texas which can process both aluminum cans and PET plastic bottles simultaneously. We’ve written before about the huge amount of plastic bottles being discarded in the U.S. everyday and about the many innovative ways that companies and environmental groups are encouraging people to recycle. The beverage giant Coca […]

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Tags: Recycling

Annie Leonard’s “The Story of Electronics” [VIDEO]

November 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Tweet Annie Leonards The Story of Electronics video explains how the industry and “designing for the dump” is toxic to people and the planet. Simple. Powerful. Annie Leonard has a new video released this week called “The Story of Electronics” and I strongly recommend that you spend 7 minutes and 47 seconds of your time […]

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Tags: Computer Recycling

NYC Starts Construction of Next Generation Recycling Facility in Brooklyn

November 5th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Tweet NYC, in partnership with Sims Metal Management, has started construction of a modern $80 million recycling plant. NYC new recycling facility Brooklyn. The 100,000-square-foot Sims Municipal Recycling Facility is being built at the northernmost pier of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a place that’s far removed from residential areas. The […]

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Tags: Recycling

Pentagon Pushes Hard Toward Energy Self-Sufficiency

November 1st, 2010 · 2 Comments

Tweet Pentagon energy self sufficiency. The U.S. military has looked at the problem of dependence on foreign fuel realistically & now leads in developing technology for energy independence In early October, the war in Afghanistan took a different turn when the Taliban started targeting NATO convoys transporting much-needed fuel to our troops from Pakistan. Last […]

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