Many plastics can by recycled - but the plastic recycling infrastructure is flawed.
We are on a dangerous path towards the overconsumption of our planet's finite resources. Things like overfishing, fracking for fossil fuels, and the destruction of land for farming and ranching are taking a toll on our planet, leading many to take up the fight for conservation. People are using electric cars and charging stations, reducing their plastic consumption, and being mindful of their eating habits and the ingredients in their products.
Tri-State's latest renewable energy project can power 28,000 rural homes.
Federal funding for EPA work ended December 28, 2018, pend an agreement to reopen certain government services.
Dear EarthTalk: How is it that bitcoin, a virtual currency that few of us have heard of and no one I know uses, is becoming a major contributor to carbon emissions?- Troy Sussman, Bowie, MD
One in five dry cleaners use environmentally safe processes. What's the difference?
Need new carpet? Environmentally-friendly options are out there to cut indoor air pollution and help with allergies.
Most of us aren't average consumers, and we won't see the average savings from some energy-efficient appliances.
Dear EarthTalk: It seems to me the single biggest potential "environmental" problem we could face--even bigger than global warming or a nuclear war--is a comet or asteroid striking the Earth. Do we currently track these space rocks and if so, how?
Tips to reduce wasted energy and packaging during the holidays.