Recology hosts exhibition for artists-in-residence who promote recycling and reuse

Recology logoRecology’s stunning art exhibit at San Francisco Airport is, alas, long gone. Those of us fortunate enough to have seen it can attest to the remarkable creativity of the artists, turning what had been trash into fascinating and often beautiful works of recycled art.

Tonight and tomorrow (Saturday, January 25th), if you’re going to be in or near San Francisco, you’ll get a chance to meet some Recology’s Artists-in-Residence at an exhibition and reception/ This exhibition is the culmination of four months of work by the artists who have scavenged materials from the dump to make art and promote recycling and reuse.

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USDA allows agency to indiscriminately kill thousands of animals in the U.S.

Mountain lion cubs

Mountain lion cubs are threatened by our federal agencies

Wildlife in America is under siege – not only by climate change but also, in a more sinister capacity, by an agency sanctioned by the USDA.

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New recycling campaign from Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council

Recycling bins in San Jose, CA

Recycling isn’t new although many towns across the country still don’t have regular curbside pick-up. But the just released “I Want To Be Recycled” campaign by a partnering of Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council gives recycling efforts a new perspective.

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Instant-Off – a simple way to save water

Instant-Off will eliminate dripping water and reduce your water usage

With the world’s population is increasing and indications showing a growth rate between 40 to 50 percent within the next 50 years, the demand for water won’t be able to keep up.

Concerns about food security in the face of climate change and retreating water sources has turned water into a precious commodity. Wasting water is a luxury we can’t afford.

Better water efficiency is what Instant-Off is all about.

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Film Company Brings Green Projects to the Screen

Movies can lift our spirits pull at our emotions.

The short films Green Living Project produces are “an opportunity to motivate and inspire … (and) to influence,” said Rob Holmes, GLP’s Founder and President.

Since its beginnings in 2007, GLP has produced 65 short films in 17 countries that are intended to educate and inspire people about sustainability programs, eco-tourism, wildlife conservation, community development and education.

To learn more about the films premiered and the educational opportunities available through Green Living Project, go to http://bit.ly/tbgx0B.

New dolphin species identified off Australia

Australian researcher identifies this new species of dolphin

Dolphins are for many a creature filled with mystery and a bit of whimsy. Whether you remember the now iconic Flipper or have actually had the thrill of swimming with dolphins, these highly intelligent marine mammals evoke a heart-felt response that’s part wonder and part joy.

An Australian researcher has successfully identified a new species of dolphin that makes its home off the coast of Australia.

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School kids create art with recycled bottle caps

Elementary school students created this mural from recycled bottle caps

Students at Central Valley Elementary School in upstate New York have created an eleven-foot by eight-foot butterfly mural made with colored recycled plastic bottle caps.

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