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Climate Curious: Is burning wood for heat carbon neutral? 9.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Many Minnesotans still use wood as either a primary or secondary source of heat for their homes. So, what’s the impact on carbon emissions?
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Plant Based Products Council's new executive director takes on a biobased vision of the future 8.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with the bioeconomy expert stepping in to lead the organization that's advocating for alternatives to plastics.
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Haulers' beef complicates deer disposal effort 5.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Wildlife managers are scrambling to find a way to move thousands of deer carcasses after the state trash hauler suddenly refused to handle them just days before the opening of rifle season. Officials are getting little sympathy from local trash haulers, who say it’s the state’s own fault.
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Does fast fashion have to die for the environment to live? 3.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The clothing industry is responsible for about 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions and consumes more energy than aviation and shipping combined, the U.N. says.

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Editorial: Lebanon's exciting and dangerous demands for change 2.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Lebanon, roiled by political protests, is also drowning in garbage. The two phenomena are linked.

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Chronic wasting fears rise as deer disposal plan unravels 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The contractor in charge of emptying special dumpsters in areas where the disease has been found is backing out. State officials worry more hunters will leave bones in the woods where the disease can spread to other deer.
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This Indonesian village thrives on American trash. Its future is bleak 25.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Asia's crackdown on plastic waste, aimed at protecting the environment, is bad news for small-time recyclers in Indonesia who make a living sorting foreign garbage.

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Newsletter: California burns again 25.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES California Burns Again Fueled by violent winds from the northeast, fires erupted on dry hills across California, tearing through oaks and vineyards in Sonoma County and burning homes hundreds of miles away in subdivisions near Santa Clarita.

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Lumber salvaged from Baltimore’s houses and trees creates jobs and cuts wood waste 25.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Plus, shared stewardship may increase social cohesion and promote community development.
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Newsletter: Fires and fury 11.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Fires and Fury On a day when utilities turned off power to millions to reduce the chance of a spark, a dump truck driver who hastily offloaded burning trash on the side of a Riverside County highway started a fire that burned dozens of residences in a mobile home park.

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Minnesota officials burn, bury, worry as chronic wasting spreads 8.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There is no perfect, affordable way to dispose of deer carcasses potentially infected with chronic wasting disease. Crow Wing County offers a look at the stark challenges some Minnesota communities face as they try to keep the disease in check and control the environmental contamination.
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4 ways to cut campus food waste, from colleges to corporates 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector.
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 5.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Baltimore, like many post-industrial cities, confronts novel challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by more than a third, resulting from a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, and discriminatory policies or housing and lending ...
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 4.10.2019 WRI Stories
Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintUrban trees in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. Photo by Paul Gardner/Flickr Like many post-industrial cities, Baltimore faces a variety of challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by over a third as a result of a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, discriminatory housing and lending practices and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How Rolland Paper leverages biogas for a closed-loop future 1.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sponsored: This National Energy Awareness Month, Rolland Paper highlights its use of landfill methane to power its mill.
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Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis 9.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Although the global economy is increasingly wrapped in plastic, companies of all sizes are dramatically reducing their use of it.
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Are bioplastics really better for the environment? Read the fine print 28.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Confusion among terms like bioplastics, bio-based and biodegradable plastics makes it hard to discern and make the environmentally responsible choice.
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Tides of change: The global shift from single-use plastics 22.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Manufacturers, brands and governments partner to eliminate plastics and close the loop on sustainable supply chains.
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More U.S. towns are feeling the pinch as recycling becomes costlier 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The U.S. recycling industry is facing a quandary: Too much of the plastic we use can't be recycled, and taxpayers increasingly are on the hook for paying for all that trash to hit the landfills.
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New Permian data show how worst offenders prevent progress on flaring 14.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Permian data show how worst offenders prevent progress on flaring
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