Daily Archives: July 9, 2010

Prescription Drug Disposal Programs Back in Congressional Spotlight

Read the full post at The Dose. While prescription drug disposal programs are growing and are popular with the public, government policies concerning the handling of these products are still a significant barrier to more successful disposal efforts, a dilemma … Continue reading

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11 Cartoons With Surprisingly Green Messages (Video Slideshow)

View the slideshow at Treehugger. Happily, the Goode Family is included. While some of your favorite childhood cartoons came with a pretty obvious green message — “Captain Planet,” anyone? — other animations go for a more subtle impact. From the … Continue reading

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More media coverage for ISTC's Tim Lindsey and his spherical oil skimmer

WICD-TV and WGN both had stories about the technology yesterday.

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Berkeley Lab Wins Four 2010 R&D 100 Awards

Read the full story at Nanotechnology Now. The winning projects are: Home Energy Saver/Hohm; Rough Silicon Nanowires for Waste Heat Utilization; Chemicals on Demand; and APPELS: Differentially Pumped Ambient Pressure PhotoElectron Lens System for Photoemission Studies. Four inventions from the … Continue reading

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Green religion movement hopes oil spill wins converts

Read the full story at Mother Nature Network. Activists in the movement often described as ‘green religion’ or ‘eco-theology’ are using blogs and news conferences to get the word out.

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Smart Growth America

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2010. http://scout.wisc.edu/ Smart Growth America [pdf] http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/ The Smart Growth America organization is a “coalition of national, state and local organizations working to improve the ways we plan and build the towns, cities … Continue reading

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