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Shell donates $1 million to turn oyster shells into oyster beds

Shell donates $1 million to turn oyster shells into oyster beds

| July 12, 2013

Shell Oil, no doubt hoping to trump BP in Gulf goodwill efforts, has announced a $1 million grant to The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, to begin a project to recycle oyster shells, turning them into new oyster beds. Louisiana produces about a third of the oysters consumed in the United States and, until recently, those […]

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EPA Report: rates of municipal solid waste generation flat in the U.S.; recycling increases

EPA Report: rates of municipal solid waste generation flat in the U.S.; recycling increases

| July 10, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a report on Municipal Solid Waste in the United States. The data, which was collected throughout 2011, was slightly delayed due to internal methodological changes at the EPA, so it has just been made available. The report provides fascinating insight into the inner workings of solid waste […]

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Paint recycling laws go into effect

Paint recycling laws go into effect

| May 29, 2013

Here’s a colorful notion: you can recycle paint. Yes, paint. If you’ve completed a renovation of any size during the last decade, we have a sneaking suspicion that there may be some mostly-empty cans of paint lurking around your basement, attic, or garage. Are we right? It happens. Up to 10% of architectural paint (meant for exterior and […]

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