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1. Beyond Wood
Most of us don't think of ourselves as paper gluttons, but the average American consumes 681 pounds of the stuff every year, adding up to ...
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2. Biodiversity and What You Buy
USA
Our everyday choices about what to buy and where to shop have a major effect on the environment. When combined with billions of consumer choices ...
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3. Chattanooga on a Roll From America's Dirtiest City to Its Greenest
By 1969, just before the first Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency had bestowed on Chattanooga a special award for being "the dirtiest city in ...
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4. Clean Production, Part 1
Over the past decade, a loose-knit group of environmental activists, progressive business people and government officials has developed a new concept for sustainable living. It ...
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5. Clean Production, Part 2
Clean production is not just about making the same old products by slightly cleaner methods; instead, it is an entirely new way of looking at ...
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6. Climate Protection For Fun
Does this quote ring a bell? "If we do it right, protecting the climate will yield not costs, but profits; not burdens, but benefits; not ...
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7. Do Garbage Incinerators Produce Air Pollution Harmful To Humans (Part 2)
Does burning municipal garbage produce air pollution that might harm humans? We know that "mass burn" or "trash to steam" plants produce dioxin. Part of ...
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8. Dumping Computers Doesn't Compute!
Just bought a new computer? Now wondering what to do with the old one? Do not throw it out. Recycle your old electronic equipment, or ...
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9. Environmental Regs
It is possible to imagine that developing countries could adopt a different, less costly approach to reducing industrial pollution than that implemented by developed countries ...
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10. Grass Roots Environmental Groups Grapple With Real Issues Of Power, Says Dr. Commoner
The traditional environmental movement has failed to halt the destruction of the environment. Over the past 15 years, air pollution has been reduced modestly but ...
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11. Green Living Center: Diapers
USA
Disposable diapers are not just clogging up our landfills with plastic and untreated human waste, they may also be harmful to your baby. ...
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12. Hazardous Materials Policy
Leading scientific societies say that the future promises irreversible environmental degradation and continued poverty for much of the world unless we control human population and ...
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13. Mandate the Future
A Youth Forum driven by youth where topics based on world issues are discussed. We focus on Sustainable Development and users can Vote on these ...
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14. On the Ground: Business Transportation Choices with Production, Employee Retention Benefits
Telework, Buses, Pools, Legs, Alternate Schedules, and Proximate Commuting are all alternative forms of transportation that can enhance productivity. ...
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15. Solvents: All-Purpose Poisons
In all industrialized societies, both men and women are often exposed to organic solvents at work and in the home. Gasoline contains a mixture of ...
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16. The Honorable Schoolbag: Healthy, Earth-Friendly Back-to-School Choices
This Green Guide Back-to-School Report Card is designed to help you avoid all the bad stuff -- sweatshop labor, toxic chemicals, damaging environmental impacts -- ...
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17. The Waning Days of Risk Assessment
Risk assessment is a decision-making technique that first came into use during the presidency of Jimmy Carter, who was trained as a nuclear engineer. At ...
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18. The WTO Turns Back the Clock
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has effectively canceled the three mainstays of modern environmental protection: (1) pollution prevention using bans, (2) the precautionary principle, and ...
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19. Waste Reduction Or Reduction In Our Use Of Toxics
Everyone now knows that everything must go somewhere (including all the raw materials we mine from the ground and send to our factories) . We ...
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20. What We Must Do -- Part 10 No Dumping Allowed
For the most part, our readers are not legislative lobbyists or armchair environmentalists; they are grass roots activists struggling in the trenches to protect their ...
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