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The World: One Country’s Table Scraps, Another Country’s Meal 18.5.2008 NY Times: National
Food riots are breaking out abroad but Americans toss a lot of their food in the garbage.

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Down at the dump, townies mine for treasure 17.5.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
WELLESLEY - Valerie Gates strolled through the town dump extolling the virtues of reducing, reusing, and recycling while collecting secondhand drinking glasses in a broken plastic laundry basket.
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Down at the dump, townies mine for treasure 17.5.2008 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
WELLESLEY - Valerie Gates strolled through the town dump extolling the virtues of reducing, reusing, and recycling while collecting secondhand drinking glasses in a broken plastic laundry basket.
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AGSI Recycling harvesting a new crop 15.5.2008 Star Tribune: Business
AGSI Recycling is opening the state's first plastic film recycling plant to turn agricultural waste plastic into pellets that manufacturers can turn into plastic lumber and other products.
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Not As Green As They Claim To Be 14.5.2008 Common Dreams: Headlines
Just how green should you feel driving the new Chevy Tahoe hybrid sport utility vehicle? The eight-passenger vehicle is plastered with “hybrid” labels. An automobile magazine panel that included the executive director of The Sierra Club named it the “Green Car of the Year.” But the Tahoe gets only about 20 miles per gallon - not much [...]
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Not as green as they claim to be 14.5.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Just how green should you feel driving the new Chevy Tahoe hybrid sport utility vehicle?
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Not as green as they claim to be 14.5.2008 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Just how green should you feel driving the new Chevy Tahoe hybrid sport utility vehicle?
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Grease & 11.5.2008 Twincities.com: Local
grace A St. Paul couple fix up and give away used bicycles. Hundreds of them. The reason? 'It spreads joy in the world.
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Elderbloggers Survey and Green Blogs 10.5.2008 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
You remember the study so full of interesting information about how women use social media? A few facts about the BlogHer survey are mentioned in the news release at The BlogHer/Compass Partners Social Media Benchmark Study was conducted in two parts; one reflecting a representative sample of the general U.S. population of women and the other reflecting the BlogHer network. U.S. women sample size: 2,350 (1,250 of which were blogosphere participants) The BlogHer network sample size: 5,113 The BlogHer | Compass Partners 2008 Social Media Benchmark Study included "matures" of ages 61–75 in their information. In the BlogHer study, matures made up 16.8% of the sample. It showed that of the 21 million women reading or posting to blogs every ...
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Shortcuts: If Your Appliances Are Avocado, They Probably Aren’t Green 10.5.2008 NY Times: Business
Getting ride of household appliances older than 15 years will probably save you money and their energy costs more environmentally-friendly.

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$80 million addition will mean more power, less trash 9.5.2008 Post-Bulletin: Local News
Steel is rising on the site of Olmsted County's Waste-to-Energy plant expansion. The 20-year-old incineration plant is getting super-sized to the tune of $80 million or more
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Holly Jorgensen: Oh, the things you'll find at the Curbside Boutique 7.5.2008 Star Tribune: Commentary
The trash speaks volumes about our habits. But one habit we should all have is asking who could actually use what we don't want.
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A City Committed to Recycling Is Ready for More 7.5.2008 NY Times: National
The mayor of San Francisco wants to make the recycling of cans, bottles, paper, yard waste and food scraps mandatory instead of voluntary, on the pain of having garbage pickups suspended.
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A Return to the Tap: Why Bottled Water Is on the Way Out 7.5.2008 AlterNet
Environmental concerns are sending people back to their taps and putting bottled water companies on the defensive.
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The Battle Continues 6.5.2008 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias

More on the District's unrelenting war on my house. Don't these guys know we were featured in the NYT Style section? We could have important taste-makers crush them like bugs.

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Cheaper and greener 3.5.2008 Twincities.com: Business
For years, homemaker Jeannie Piekos washed out her family's plastic sandwich baggies by hand. She wanted to reuse the bags that held school lunches for her three kids to cut down on what went to the landfill.
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Monsanto's Harvest of Fear 3.5.2008 Truthout.com
Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele write for Vanity Fair, "Monsanto already dominates America's food chain with its genetically modified seeds. Now it has targeted milk production. Just as frightening as the corporation's tactics - ruthless legal battles against small farmers - is its decades-long history of toxic contamination."
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Methane to power vehicles, not pollute air 30.4.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Methane percolating out of the Altamont Landfill near Livermore could soon fuel the garbage trucks that dump trash at the site. Waste Management, North America's largest garbage hauling company, today will announce plans to turn gas from the ...
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Methane to power vehicles, not pollute air 29.4.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Methane percolating out of the Altamont Landfill near Livermore could soon fuel the garbage trucks that dump trash at the site. Waste Management, North America's largest garbage hauling company, today will announce plans to turn gas from the ...
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Waste Co. To Move Contaminated Dirt By Twins Site 29.4.2008 WCCO: Local News
The waste contractor that placed thousands of tons of contaminated dirt from the new Twins ballpark site in a flood plain says it will move the soil.
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