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Do you really want to know your footprint?

Last night, I was watching National Geographic’s the Human Footprint show where they visually calculate a person’s average consumption of food and other products in his or her lifetime. My first reaction was, “do they really have to use all those materials and products just to prove what a wasteful human being I am?” I […]

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Weekly News Roundup

In this week’s news – solar deals continue to build up, DuPont accused of selling unsafe facilities, and a new renewable-based chemical company emerges… DuPont’s former facilities need a rehab? Fibers and polymers company INVISTA is suing DuPont for more than $800m for selling them certain facilities that allegedly failed to comply with environmental, health […]

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Chinese new green year

Several news I came across regarding green investments in China. This red country has been getting a lot of black publicity lately about pollution and quality control so it’s good to get some green news for a change. This week, DSM says it is investing $20m in Tianjin Green Bio-Science (TGBS) Co. Ltd for the […]

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The e-waste of Christmas Past

Electronic gifts boomed this holiday and to help dispose your old cellular phones, game consoles, computer, MP3s and other gizmos in an environment-friendly way, some retailers are helping out by announcing their electronic recycling programs. Some have their own domestic recycling site but guess where others are being dumped? as reported by the UK newspaper […]

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EPA says Merry Green Holidays!

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is giving out tips on how to lessen fuel consumption, CO2 emission and waste during the holidays. Here are some examples: 1. Regifting is ok when it comes to wrapping. Use recycled wrapping paper or gift bags. When shopping for packaged goods, look for the ones with recycled packaging. […]

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Green Christmas list…

I’ve decided to search the world (wide web) and list down the top 10, in no particular order, the most innovative or eye-ball rolling, snort-inducing green products that I could find. I’m the lone judge for now but any suggestions for next month’s segment will be greatly appreciated. I’ll also look for Simon Cowell’s doppelganger […]

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