Monthly Archives: August 2008

Pollution Patrol with the Phone

Telecommunications Gives Environmentalists Networking Power The telephone always has had the potential to be a powerful environmental tool. Like many things, it’s up to the user to realize all of the possible benefits. Just one phone call can save plenty … Continue reading

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Job Security For Oil Spill Cleanup Crews

Cleanup School For Oil Spills Anyone in pursuit of job security should take a look at the oil spill cleanup business. With about 10,000 spills on America’s waterways every year — or one spill every 53 minutes — there’s plenty … Continue reading

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Recycling Program Turns Bottles to Benches

Park Benches Made With Recycled Plastic Turning the fruits of a recycling program into tangible results has proven hugely successful for the Chicago Park District and the city’s residents. Chicago’s 563 parks are now being covered in garbage. But it … Continue reading

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Footwear with a Past

Company Recycles Shoes Incorporating such diverse items as coffee filters, old tires and plastic left over from the production of disposable diapers, an Oregon company has created a walking shoe made entirely of recycled materials. Julie Lewis, founder of DejaShoes, … Continue reading

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