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Jobs And Conservation From Alabama Environmental Council

The Alabama Environmental Council is just one example of the way that environmentalism is creating economic opportunity and cutting waste. [...]

Recycling Plastiki

I don’t think it’s appropriate for a man who was born into extreme luxury, who has always been able to consume whatever he wants whenever he wants, to lecture the rest of us about how we need to live more simply, and change our lifestyles. Have fun on your little South Pacific vacation, Mr. Rothschild, but please don’t expect me to give you applause as you board your yacht. [...]

Audubon, Lands' End, Paper and the Boreal Forest

Last year, I received a thoughtful gift of membership in the Audubon Society, an non-profit organization that advocates for conservation-friendly policies, manages conservation areas and engages in educational programs on ecology and environmental management. Along with that membership, which helps sustain the activities of Audubon, comes Audubon magazine.

In the January-February 2009 issue of Audubon [...]

As Recycling Crashes, Consider Composting Paper and Cardboard

The New York Times reports today that the recycling market for materials like paper and cardboard has started to collapse. Recycling used to be profitable, but as municipalities and local recycling companies get reimbursed less for such materials, they have started to edge away from accepting them. And this dirty secret emerges: even the companies [...]