Green Grad Gifts

NOTE: The correct figure for 2010 is 43 billion water bottles in the one gallon or less size. Approximately 71% of these are not recycled.
May 8th, 2013 - The No. 1 “green” gift for graduates was, is and probably will always be money. Whether the student in your life is graduating high school or college, cold hard cash is always appreciated.  Read More

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Water bottles pollute environment, drain our money, natural resources

April 27th, 2013 - CT - The Last Green Valley has been organizing clean ups of our rivers, roads, parks and paths. Last year’s effort yielded significant results: more than 1,000 volunteers picked up more than 11 tons of trash. Cigarette butts and filters were the most-counted trash items but clear plastic water bottles were a close second.     Read More

Advocates to Rahm Emanuel: No Coke Ads on Residential Recycling Bins

April 26 - BOSTON --(ENEWSPF)-- Calling it a dangerous precedent and an unprecedented commercial encroachment on private homes, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Chicago residents, and advocates across the country are demanding that Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel end a plan to put Coca-Cola ads on residential recycling bins. This week, the City of Chicago announced that Coca-Cola will “donate” 50,000 bins over the next five years.     Read More

Pledge to cut down on water bottles

April 22, 2013 - Earth Day can seem overwhelming. After all, how can one person save an entire planet?     Read More

Recycling - The Carbon Footprint on Food and Packaging

April 20, 2013 - This Earth Day, we wanted to get an environmental expert’s perspective on how each of us can help protect our planet. We talked with Susan Collins, President of the Container Recycling Institute.     Read More

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