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How to Have a Green Holiday Season

The holidays are just around the corner.  It’s coming up on that time of year full of eating, gift giving, candel lighting, family seeing, and decorating.  This isn’t only the biggest holiday season of the year, its the time of … Continue reading

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Is the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Really Green?

The Christmas tree at Rockefeller has green pine needles, but is it really green? In 2007, the Christmas tree went environmentally green for the first time in its history since 1933.  Today, the management of Rockefeller Center continues to market … Continue reading

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New York Welcomes Back State Insect

The nine-spotted ladybug is back on New York soil.  This is the first time that the official New York State insect has been spotted in 29 years, reported The New York Times. The first spotting of the ladybug was in … Continue reading

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Australia Helps the Fish

Australia began the first steps to create the world’s biggest marine park on Friday. The new park in the Coral Sea will cover almost 1 million square kilometers off of Australia’s northwest coast, the Environmental News Network reported.  It will … Continue reading

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NYC and LI Hit the Peak of Fall Foliage!

A stroll through New York City right now is full of vibrant oranges, shocking reds, and brilliant yellows. Upper New York State might be past the peak of fall foliage colors, but New York City and Long Island are hitting … Continue reading

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NYS Annual Recycling Conference This Week

The 22nd Annual New York State Recycling Conference is taking place on November 16 and 17 in Cooperstown, NY.  The conference is held in conjunction with the New York State Association of Reduction, Reuse and Recycling (NYSAR3) and the New … Continue reading

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Can 3-D Printing Help the Crab Housing Shortage?

Hermit crabs are having trouble finding housing in todays’ market.  One 3-D printing company is hoping to help out the housing shortage for homeless crabs. MakerBot Industries wants to design and produces plastic shells that can be used as shells … Continue reading

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