Tag: e-waste

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 9

Written by | January 9th, 2013

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Grab that coffee and get yer green news fix.

  1. You know the elephant poaching in Kenya? The worst poaching incident yet happened yesterday. (Mongabay)
  2. American Petroleum Institute says U.S. is poised be self-sufficient in liquid fuels…as long as the government doesn’t intervene with enviro-regulations. (Green)
  3. Our wireless addiction is creating a big e-waste problem. (Treehugger)
  4. 2012 was hot, really hot. In fact, 2012 was the hottest year on record in the U.S. — and by a long shot. (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Arctic drilling is getting an expedited, high-level review to help inform future permits in the Arctic. (Environmental News Service)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 9

Written by | July 9th, 2012

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On this dreary Monday morning, there’s at least one reason to celebrate…

  1. It’s less hot today, guys! Climate change is over!!!! (AP, via Huffington Post Green)
  2. Apple pulls out of a federal green certification program. (Treehugger)
  3. Ocean acidification is the biggest threat to the health of coral reefs. (Guardian)
  4. We’re throwing billions of dollars’ worth of precious metals in the trash– and harming the planet in the process. (Triple Pundit)
  5. Taking the rest of the summer off to go to farm camp. See ya! (Grist)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 25

Written by | October 25th, 2010

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Kick off your week with these great green news stories:

  1. Whales and dolphins are protected from hunting in Palau’s new Mongolia-sized marine sanctuary. (Mongabay)
  2. Fist pump! The largest solar farm in the northeastern U.S. is under construction in southern New Jersey. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Here are some tips for recycling your e-waste. (Green)
  4. What will space tourism mean for climate change? (Scientific American)
  5. Bees are smarter than computers. (Guardian Eco)

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2010

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How should you dispose of your old printer? What should you get Mom for Mothers’ Day if she doesn’t want the printer? Relax– we’ve got you covered. That’s Cool Green Morning for you: solving life’s dilemmas, five links at a time.

  1. The U.S. Department of Interior approved the country’s first offshore wind project. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. What should you do with old, unwanted electronics? Easy– donate or recycle them. Here’s how. (Scientific American)
  3. A new report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency breaks down the science and effects of climate change. (Treehugger)
  4. Just a few survivors can bring a species back from the brink. Check out this photo gallery of extinction-cheaters. (New Scientist)
  5. Mothers’ Day is just around the corner– honor Mom the eco-friendly way. She’ll be so proud. (The Daily Green)

Green Your E This April 1!

Written by | April 1st, 2010

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Want to green your computing? Clay Carrington offers tips — from composting your tweets and IMs to demanding shade-grown javascript — that can make your e-world so much more eco-friendly, this April 1 and all year long…

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, March 24

Written by | March 24th, 2010

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The best green news the interwebs have to offer– always delivered fresh every Cool Green Morning:

  1. We all might just drown in e-waste, a new study indicates. (Journal Watch Online)
  2. Hanes considers giving its famous cotton undies an eco-makeover. (GreenBiz)
  3. Climate change could make spring less awesome by robbing flowers of their scents. (Good.is)
  4. Will the passage of the health care bill affect a climate bill‘s chances of survival? (The Vine)
  5. The EPA ranked cities on building efficiency– where does your hometown fall on the list? (Green Inc.)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 25

Written by | November 25th, 2009

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There’s a lot to be thankful this morning, readers. The majority of Americans believe that climate change is happening, and want to do something about it.  Someday, your cell phone’s waste heat could actually make its battery last longer.  There’s hope for a rise in e-recycling. Something else we’re thankful for? A well-deserved long weekend. […]

Cool Green Morning: May 11, 2009

Written by | May 11th, 2009

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You give us one minute, we give you five hot green links — from the death of hydrogen cars to a swimming camera-tripping jaguar. That’s the deal every Cool Green Morning. Don’t disappoint us… Headline of the Month: Jaguar Swims Panama Canal, Then Takes Own Picture. (Hat tip: EcoWorldly.) The dream of a hydrogen-powered car? […]

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