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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 26th. Americans can take their pills to one of over 5,600 collection sites across the country. ...
In the on-going battle for the dairy industry to control nutrient runoff into the country's waterways, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) scientists are excited about a range of techniques they are developing for farmers. ...
Scotch whisky distillers are burning their unwanted grain byproducts, wood chips and other types of biomass for a source of energy in remote areas of the Highlands, where gas links are scarce and fuel oil is pricey. ...
The degradation of soils from unsustainable agriculture and other development has released billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere. But new research shows how effective land restoration could play a major role in sequestering CO2. ...
In terms of volume, coal ash is the second largest form of waste generated in the United States (municipal garbage is No. 1). How are we cleaning it up? ...
It's hard to believe a crackling fire and romantic hearth are a major source of carbon pollution in the Puget Sound, but fine particulates released by old non-certified wood burning stoves and fireplaces are the Clean Air Agency's biggest worry. ...
Technology from a Cambridge UK company could be deployed to prevent potentially lethal marine pollution. ...
Researchers at Oregon State University have unveiled a wearable device to detect environmental pollution in everyday life. ...
Uruguay plans to gradually replace oil-based fuels with electric energy in its public transport system, and is currently assessing the costs and benefits of the shift. ...
Air pollution by sources ranging from cooking fires to auto fumes contributed to an estimated seven million deaths worldwide in 2012, the UN health agency has said. ...

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