Fossil fuel subsidies cost Americans billions more than the U.S. government spends on defense, according to the International Monetary Fund.
Welcome to Finger Lakes ReUse in Ithaca NY. We sell used (donated) goods and reinvest in the community by training people and through various other initiatives! Under “Resources” is a training program for starting your own re-use program.
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Thirteen cities and one county in California have passed building codes encouraging — or requiring — all-electric appliances in new homes.
To encourage more NYLCV members to recycle and demystify the recycling process, we researched what each type of plastic is made of, what it can be recycled into, and how that recycling happens.
Newborn fish are mistaking tiny bits of trash for food. If they die, there’ll be fewer big fish—and that could rattle the food chain.
Albany County wants to join a growing number of governments across the state and country in banning single-use plastic bags to reduce the amount of plastic that winds up in oceans and landfills. Local Law “D,” recently introduced in the county legislature, will be debated by lawmakers in committee with public hearings on the proposal to follow.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that his 2019 executive budget will include a New York state ban on single-use plastic bags. Cuomo had already introduced a program bill last year that followed a state task force’s recommendations to prohibit businesses from providing plastic carryout bags.