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Recycling, online deals can make holidays greener

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Bob Lilienfeld thinks society and the planet could benefit by emulating the Whos when it comes to holiday celebrations.

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Pharrell, G-Star Raw launch denim line that reduces ocean pollution | Eco-Business

Trash and the ocean do not mix, yet apparently music and the ocean go well together as American singer-songwriter and record producer Pharrell Williams launched a new eco-denim line advocating for less plastic pollution in the ocean during New York’s Fashion Week. 51 more words

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CosmEthics helps you avoid toxic chemicals in beauty products | VentureBeat by Dean Takahashi

HELSINKI — It isn’t easy to avoid toxins in cosmetics simply by looking at the ingredient label on a package. CosmEthics wants to change that. 73 more words

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Film festival dedicated to environment

The festival showcased several films based on environmental issues faced by people in India and beyond

In an effort to spread awareness about environmental issues a film festival named ‘Quotes from the Earth’, was organised in the Capital by Toxics Link, an environmental group at the India International Centre. 103 more words

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Global Bioenergies Advances Bioplastic Technology

Global Bioenergies has produced a proprietary prototype strain able to convert glucose into propylene at laboratory scale.

The company says it is the first time ever an entirely biological production process — without any chemical step — is reported for propylene, a central building block for plastics manufacturing. 72 more words

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Getting Kids Into Environmental Activism

Young people can also get involved in environmental protection efforts right in their own backyards even without the support of a non-profit. Examples include organizing a local e-waste recycling drive, asking schools and businesses in the area to refrain from using noxious chemicals for landscaping, and coordinating carpools to reduce traffic-related greenhouse gas emissions. 64 more words

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Japan’s SoftBank Invests $7M in the Flying Donut From MIT : Greentech Media

High-altitude wind turbines are designed to produce clean energy by harnessing the stronger, more consistent winds thousands of feet above the ground. The technology has been in development for years, but has only recently started to take off. 79 more words

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