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For the preservation, restoration and improvement of the environment. https://www.facebook.com/GreenpoppiesEcopage
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The Benefits of Using Compost in Your Garden - Earth911.com

The Benefits of Using Compost in Your Garden - Earth911.com | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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Calif. Bill Calls for Single-Use Battery Recycling - Earth911.com

Calif. Bill Calls for Single-Use Battery Recycling - Earth911.com | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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The goal of this bill is to provide convenient recycling opportunities in California to make it easy for consumers to comply with the law

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17 easy-to-start seeds for beginner gardeners

17 easy-to-start seeds for beginner gardeners | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Think you've got a black thumb? Try these easy-to-grow seeds in your garden and change that perception.
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Spring is coming soon!!

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Unpacking Global 100's World's Most Sustainable Companies Ranking

Unpacking Global 100's World's Most Sustainable Companies Ranking | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Earlier this week Corporate Knights announced its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corporations for 2013. Is it possible to compare companies from different sectors like the Global 100 does?

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Are Green Jobs “Better” Jobs?

Are Green Jobs “Better” Jobs? | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Research has found that environment-related work offers several advantages over employment in traditional sectors, including strong future growth prospects and higher median salaries.
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Recycling & Waste Management

Recycling & Waste Management | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Another great recycling infographic! (Another great recycling infographic!
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Talking about waste is a topic that can so easily become dry for some students, but this fantastic infographic on waste and recycling could hold the attention of all the students in the classroom.  It would be an excellent resource when looking at related units of work in science or HSIE in the older primary stages.

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Loud & Clear - Go Green, Why not Protect our Environment? | All Infographics

Loud & Clear - Go Green, Why not Protect our Environment? | All Infographics | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Infographics on Go Green Environmental problem and issue and protecting world from Pollution and devastation on Beautiful earth at Environment Day resources...
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Canada to back limits on asbestos - Politics - CBC News

Canada to back limits on asbestos - Politics - CBC News | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Canada's dying asbestos industry was dealt another blow Friday from one of its former friends, with Industry Minister Christian Paradis announcing that the federal government will no longer oppose global restrictions on the substance.
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5 Sustainable Designers Inspired by Academia for Spring 2013

5 Sustainable Designers Inspired by Academia for Spring 2013 | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
From the Bauhaus school to Joan Didion's writing, designers like Gretchen Jones, Samantha Pleet, and more school us on next season's most lust-worthy eco-fashion.
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Eco-habitat : le BBC, Bâtiment Basse Consommation, plébiscité par l’Europe

Eco-habitat : le BBC, Bâtiment Basse Consommation, plébiscité par l’Europe | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it

Comment la Commission européenne mise sur le Bâtiment Basse Consommation pour relancer l'économie tout en préservant l'environnement ?

 

Le bâtiment basse consommation, BBC, pourrait créer un million d’emplois en Europe, d’après les estimations de la Commission européenne, selon le journal Les Echos. Bruxelles mise donc sur l’éco-habitat pour relancer l’économie.

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DNews: Crazy Solar Power Plants : DNews

DNews: Crazy Solar Power Plants : DNews | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
And you thought it stopped at solar panels? Trace Dominguez has the lowdown on some strange new ways to harness the sun's rays. (WOW Very high-tech!
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Not really that crazy!

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Earth Hour 2013: Lights being switched off around the world March 23 | Toronto Star

Earth Hour 2013: Lights being switched off around the world March 23  | Toronto Star | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Time is fast approaching when billions of people around the world will switch off their lights for Earth Hour.
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Encouraging Canadians to take a stand and turn out their lights during Earth Hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 23.

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Green Poppies: The carpet of cigarette butts

Green Poppies: The carpet of cigarette butts | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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The problem is that several butts contain toxic elements and may take up to 10 years to decompose as they are made of cellulose acetate

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She's Alive... Beautiful... Finite... Hurting... Worth Dying For

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She's so beautiful, worth dying for..

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The unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy

The unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
My work at REconomy Project has inspired me to believe that a credible alternative to our current system is now emerging at an incredible rate. In this 12 minute TEDx talk I explore the unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy.

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How to feed the world without destroying it [Infographic]

How to feed the world without destroying it [Infographic] | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Want to address world hunger — not to mention climate change, poverty and pollution? Here's how taking a more natural approach to agriculture can benefit everyone and everything from the soil up.
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Our ancestors would be impressed, but being buried by all our stuff is not making us happier

Our ancestors would be impressed, but being buried by all our stuff is not making us happier | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Mom already said you can't take it with you.
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10 Creative Ways To Help Keep Food Fresh - Earth911.com

10 Creative Ways To Help Keep Food Fresh - Earth911.com | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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Need a Case for Better Chemicals Management? How About 1 Million Annual Deaths

Poisons from chemicals and pesticides are among the top five leading causes of death worldwide.
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Environment - How to Save Trees by Recycling Unused Stuffs | All Infographics

Environment - How to Save Trees by Recycling Unused Stuffs | All Infographics | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Infographics on How to protect environment by recycling old and unused stuffs to save natural resources from exhaust and go green loud and clear message...
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