- NYC Council passes plastic foam, e-cigarette bills Updated: Dec-19-13 8:36 pm
- Fire crews make progress in Tenn. industrial fire Updated: Dec-19-13 6:25 pm
- Battery recycler ordered to clean up at plant Updated: Dec-19-13 10:16 am
- Rat study complete in Columbus neighborhood Updated: Dec-19-13 8:34 am
- First EIU sustainable energy graduates get degrees Updated: Dec-17-13 6:26 am
- Initiative: Carbon-credit dollars for timber lots Updated: Dec-16-13 11:16 am
- Recycling lights raises money for Natchez library Updated: Dec-16-13 7:29 am
- College plans recycling program in storm's wake Updated: Dec-15-13 12:43 pm
- Miami nonprofit brings veggies to urban core Updated: Dec-15-13 3:16 am
- Family questions DNA sample from newborn's mom Updated: Dec-13-13 7:05 am
- University of Charleston gets recycling grant Updated: Dec-13-13 2:46 am
- Local Christmas trees encouraged in W.Va. Updated: Dec-12-13 2:54 am
- GM's Detroit headquarters goes landfill-free Updated: Dec-10-13 3:53 pm
- State recycling rate down slightly in 2012 Updated: Dec-10-13 2:30 pm
- Bremerton woman recycles cooking oil into soap Updated: Dec-09-13 4:19 pm
- Crews to resume trash collection in LR after storm Updated: Dec-09-13 1:10 pm
- Tulane plans riverfront research facility Updated: Dec-07-13 12:07 pm
- OKC City Council removes chickens from code plan Updated: Dec-05-13 3:37 pm
- Eco-friendly construction giant faces attacks Updated: Dec-05-13 3:11 pm
- Farmers seeing more interest in locally grown food Updated: Dec-04-13 5:18 am
- Audit: Tire recycling program not monitored well Updated: Dec-03-13 4:13 am
- Johnson County considers options for poor farm Updated: Dec-02-13 2:01 pm
- Vegas kicks off colorful marker recycling program Updated: Dec-02-13 11:13 am
- St. Cloud food recycling site prepares to open Updated: Dec-02-13 10:59 am
- Austin school officials get creative to find space Updated: Dec-02-13 10:53 am
NEW YORK - New York City lawmakers paved the way Thursday for an eventual ban on plastic foam containers, added electronic cigarettes to the city's already stringent smoking bans and approved the creation of a website that will help the public track federal dollars budgeted for Superstorm Sandy-related damages.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A large industrial fire at a federal Superfund site in central Tennessee was almost completely contained on Thursday evening, a day and a half after it started.
LOS ANGELES - State officials have ordered a battery recycler to clean up lead and other metals that have been deposited near its Southern California plant.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A study by the Columbus health department found evidence of rat activity in one of every three properties it examined in a popular city neighborhood.
CHARLESTON, Illinois - Eastern Illinois University says the first two graduates of its master's degree program in sustainable energy have earned degrees.
RAINIER, Oregon - For most of Oregon's history, the forests like the ones near Paul Nys' house were places where a landowner could get wealthy. Cultivated from seed, rows of trees were grown to a healthy middle age and then chopped down, buzzed into lumber at sawmills and shipped out.
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - The Judge George W. Armstrong Library in Natchez is recycling old holiday lights to raise money to buy a new set of student encyclopedias for its children's department
EAST PEORIA, Illinois - A central Illinois college discouraged by tons of debris in the tornado-damaged city of Washington is launching a program meant to recycle much of that waste otherwise bound for landfills.
MIAMI - Miami's Liberty City residents will soon have the opportunity to receive free fresh produce from a new local garden.
SPRING VALLEY, New York - The family of a woman charged with strangling her newborn and leaving him in a recycling bin in suburban New York says she didn't understand why police collected her DNA.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Recycling efforts are being expanded at the University of Charleston thanks to a grant from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginians are being encouraged to buy a local Christmas tree this holiday season.
DETROIT - General Motors Co.'s downtown Detroit headquarters complex now recycles, reuses or converts all its daily waste to energy, with efforts at the Renaissance Center keeping 5 million pounds of trash annually from landfills, the automaker announced Tuesday.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington residents recycled slightly less in 2012 than the year before, but the recycling rate still surpassed a 50 percent goal set by state law.
BREMERTON, Washington - Laura Kneib's handmade soaps might smell like rosemary, spearmint or lavender.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Crews in Little Rock are resuming trash and recycling collections after a wintry storm hit the city with sleet and ice.
NEW ORLEANS - Mardi Gras floats eventually will be replaced with coastal science research as plans for a new Tulane University riverfront campus in New Orleans move forward.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Council has separated proposed regulations regarding chickens from a plan intended to support urban agriculture.
PORTLAND, Oregon - An eco-friendly building rating system that has powered a green arms race across the nation now faces a challenge from policymakers and an upstart rival.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Farmers growing food to sell locally are increasingly finding willing customers to buy their products.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Department of Environmental Quality hasn't properly monitored a program designed to keep tires from being dumped illegally, meaning tire processors could have been overpaid.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Johnson County officials are considering ways to repurpose some of its historic poor farm, and they appear most interested in establishing a small working farm that involves the help of people with special needs.
LAS VEGAS - Dried-up markers will get new life through a recycling program kicking off today in Las Vegas.
ST. CLOUD, Minnesota - Managers of a St. Cloud compost site hope to start receiving food scraps as soon as this week now that they've obtained a state permit to accept organic waste.
AUSTIN, Texas - Austin school officials combed the vacant lots across North Central Austin, searching for enough space to build a new elementary school in a consistently growing part of the district.