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Corporate sponsorship: Is it good for the environment?

Coca-Cola’s sponsorship of our National Parks has come under scrutiny in recent months as the National Parks Service Director, Jon Jarvis considered banning plastic water bottles.  Coca-cola is one of the largest corporate sponsors of national parks, which is an area in dire need of funding.  Coca-cola is also one of the largest producers of bottled […]
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Recycle your holiday lights

The holidays are upon us, and most of us are in full swing decking the halls. So you get out all of your holiday decorations and start plugging light strings in one by one only to find that half no longer work. Sound familiar? So what do you do with all those dead strings of lights? […]
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Why is recycling important?

Recycling as we know it today came about as a result of the environmental movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.  Since that time the national recycling rate has increased from 7.3% to over 30%.  Unfortunately, despite the ‘go green’ mantra of the 2000’s our national recycling rate has remained static at 33.8% over […]
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