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Category Archive: America

Feb 17

Infographic: Which States Care Most About the Environment

People in different parts of the U.S. are naturally going to have different interests. But you would think there are some topics attractive to everyone; the weather, for example, what movies are playing at the theater, or even how to recycle certain items. SaveOnEnergy.com decided to take a look at who’s searching Google for common …

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Apr 27

Green Business Trends: The Changing Face of Corporations

As rainstorms get more intense and the heat amps up in the tropics, you may be increasingly worried about climate change and what you can do to stop it. Environmental activists across the world are trying to change the way we live our lives and are encouraging people and politicians to bring about a revolution. …

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Apr 21

Seed Paper – Giving Back To Mother Nature

Even though seed paper has been used in the United States since 1941, I personally have only just heard about it! After reading many articles online, I decided to make my own and spread the word about this amazing eco friendly paper. The amount of trees still been cut down to produce paper is astronomical, …

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Mar 20

Benefits of the New EPA Vehicle Emission Standards

On March 3, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it plans to enact a new rule that will impose stricter vehicle emission standards, in an effort to reduce air pollution from cars and trucks. The rule has been dubbed Tier 3, and will go into effect on January, 2017. The EPA hopes that the …

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Jan 23

E-Waste Rules and Regulations by State

As technology continues to surge every year, so too does the amount of electronic waste that accompanies it. In 2009, “end of life” TVs, computers and their peripherals (printers, ink cartridges, scanners, fax machines, etc.) mice, keyboards, and cell phones totaled and astonishing 2.37 million short tons. That’s a lot of added waste that, just …

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Dec 27

One Hundred Percent: The Global Push to Go Totally Green

The global push to go totally green is slowly gaining momentum around the world, and many countries are leading the way by producing the majority of their energy from clean, renewable sources. A decade ago, the idea of a totally green planet seemed like a subject for science fiction writers, but huge advances in renewable …

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Nov 13

America’s Resource Offerings

Stop a moment and think about the foods you buy in the grocery store. Where do they come from? How do they get here? You’re probably aware of the importance of agriculture in this country, but you may not have considered just how vital farmers are to our economy. Farms keep food on your table, …

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Nov 12

Solar Steals the Spotlight: Power To The People

Advocates of solar power enjoyed a huge victory recently, as the renewable energy source accounted for all new electricity generation capacity that was added to the US grid in March of this year.  A new report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) also found that all other energy sources did not manage to contribute …

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Sep 11

Should the United States Emulate China’s Clean Water Program?

Many people in China are starting to develop health problems because of the amount of pollution in the country. Earlier this week, government officials announced that they needed to shut down many schools because children were starting to develop nosebleeds due to air pollution. Pollution has also deterred many tourists from visiting the country. The …

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May 16

Smart Electric Cars to Debut in U.S.

Now that city drivers are familiar with the sight of compact, cute Smart cars zipping around, Smart Electric is debuting in the USA. Electric Smart cars were always planned, and they have been successfully driving around in Europe for a little while now. It makes sense to bring electric Smarts to the States. May is …

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May 15

Chevrolet Introduces Its Own Ecologic Scorecard for 2013 Models

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When in the market for buying a car, most of us search for the vehicle with the best fuel-efficiency, but how certain can you be of its environmental impact? Chevrolet has come with a solution when they introduced its very own “Ecologic Scorecard” for all 2013 models. The new window sticker displays some unique environmental features of the …

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Mar 04

Great Leaders: What You Can Learn From America’s Past

America has a long and storied history of great men and women accomplishing great things. While not everyone aspires to the same positions they held, every would-be leader can benefit from looking at what the greats did and emulating the traits that set them apart. Men such as Abraham Lincoln weren’t born into greatness; they …

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