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Where is the Water?

Jun 11th, 2012 | By
Where is the Water?

Ten steps. That’s probably about how long it would take most of us in America to find the nearest faucet. However, millions of women and children begin their daily trek with a 10,000 mile walk to the nearest source of clean water. In fact, 7 billion humans vie for their share of the more than
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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

May 15th, 2012 | By
5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

What happens when common problems can be solved through creative out-of-the-box solutions? Umbrellas become high-end clothing. Sport shoes are turned into new sporting equipment. Eye glasses and soap are remanufactured to serve the health needs of third world countries. Through chemical separation, metals from batteries are reclaimed and resold. Ultimately, solutions can be found to the growing
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Feeling the Fire

Apr 9th, 2012 | By
Feeling the Fire

Despite reasonable laws, many citizens have found burning trash a way to control waste disposal. However, there are some thoughtful considerations out there that these folks may be interested in hearing. #1: It’s Unhealthy Burn barrels and debris fires burn at low temperatures (400-600 degrees Fahrenheit), with poor combustion, and with no pollution controls. As
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Moving Gwinnett County Forward

Oct 12th, 2011 | By
Moving Gwinnett County Forward

Arguably, there has been nothing more highly debated than Gwinnett County’s transportation issues. However, citizens can all agree that no one likes waiting in bumper-to-bumper traffic every morning and afternoon. Yet, in a region of nearly 5.6 million people with as many as 78 percent of working adults commuting in car, one would expect some
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Youth are Today: The Earth Savers Support Eco Groups Across the Country

Sep 1st, 2011 | By
Youth are Today: The Earth Savers Support Eco Groups Across the Country

Youth are the future. In actuality, this cliché does not even begin to describe the unimaginable ingenuity and ambition of today’s young people. Youth are more than the future—they are today. This is exactly what the Greening Forward founders of the Earth Savers Club Program saw three years ago in 2008 when the first Club
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