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Seattle Mariners Receive 'Green Glove' Baseball Award For Sustainability

After AT&T Park in San Francisco was awarded MLB's Green Glove for nine consecutive seasons, the Seattle Mariners and Safeco Field became the second franchise to receive it. They improved their recycling efforts by 90 percent with compostable waste and an urban garden.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
Community

This German City Has A Unique City-Wide Alternative To Disposable Cups

To combat the use of billions of disposable cups, a German city has created a reusable cup system that lets customers pay a €1 deposit for a plastic cup that can be returned to 100 participating businesses.

By Tessa Love
1 week ago
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Supermarkets In UK Add New Bottle Deposit Return On Recyclables

Two supermarkets in the United Kingdom will be adding a bottle deposit return system, Iceland and Co-op. The retailers are helping to push a recommendation by Greenpeace to recycle plastics as their usage level continues to skyrocket.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
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Chernobyl's Nuclear Disaster Site Will Soon Transform Into A Solar Farm

Chernobyl's nuclear explosion still impacts many today, but the area will soon feature an abundance of solar power generation. Numerous companies plan to install solar farms as the Ukrainian government is redeveloping and giving incentives.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
Community

New Jersey May Turn Their Wetlands Into A 'Climate Change' National Park

As sea levels rise, coastal areas are trying to figure out how to save their communities. One organization is suggesting we let the water in.

By Aimee Lutkin
2 weeks ago
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These Three Cities In Scotland Are Now Zero-Waste Utopias

Three more cities in Scotland have received Zero Waste designation as part of an initiative to minimize waste, implement higher recycling and reuse standards, and more. 

By Tessa Love
2 weeks ago
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Qatar Will Feature Stadium Made Of Shipping Containers At World Cup

To help stop the trend of abandoned stadiums after World Cup and Olympic events, Qatar has developed a sustainable facility made out of shipping containers. After use, it can be disassembled and constructed elsewhere, or easily broken down into smaller segments.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
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Tesla Meets 100-Day Goal To Install South Australia Powerpack Facility

Elon Musk delivered a $50 million promise to South Australia by installing a battery backup solution to their renewable energy infrastructure within 100 days. The new facility will keep the power on should systems fail like they did a year ago.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
Food

Robot Farmers May Revolutionize Indoor Greenhouses

Iron Ox, a California tech startup, created a robotic system for greenhouse farming to help grow food locally with low labor costs. The robotic farmers are programed to identify the health status of each plant while tending to their needs.

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Community

Texas Developers Open New Affordable, Eco-Friendly Homes

A new housing development in Austin, Texas aims to make eco-friendly housing units with sustainable features more affordable for the average homeowner. 

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
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Amazon Recycles Excess Energy From Data Center To Heat Headquarters

Amazon continues to erase their carbon footprint with a new heating system that utilizes wasted heat from a neighboring, unaffiliated data center. It's piped to their Doppler building, which will be one of the most sustainable structures in the world.

By Brian Spaen
3 weeks ago
Community

A Company Is Trying To Build The First 'Sustainable Highway'

The Ray is a small stretch of highway in Georgia that is showing the potential for some big ideas.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 weeks ago
Community

Orphans In Small Rwandan Village Create Key Source Of Solar Power

The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village took lessons learned after the devastation of WWII and applying them to the effects of the Rwandan genocide in an effort to support the next generation of young people and their country.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 weeks ago
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California's First Electric Highway Is Finally Open

Siemens has developed the eHighway since 2012, and after success in Europe, it's finally in the US. The trial run stretches between Los Angeles and Long Beach, and there's potential for it to aid California's zero emission freight goal for 2050.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
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