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August 6, 2014, No comments

Tom’s of Maine is working to make its products more sustainable. There are several examples among the company’s many products, but two of them stand out. The company is switching [...]

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IKEA U.S. Rolls Out Solar Power

June 17, 2014, No comments

Ikea U.S. recently announced plans to install a solar energy system at its Merriam, Kansas store slated to open this fall. The store is located about ...

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The Push For Better Regulation of the Chemicals In Consumer Products

April 16, 2014, No comments

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), passed in 1976 and never updated, regulates the chemicals used in consumer products. And there are many chemi ...

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A Thin Film Could Reduce Reservoir Water Evaporation By 75 Percent

March 24, 2014, No comments

In the midst of a drought, every bit of water conservation helps. Moshe Alamaro, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher, just might hold t ...

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    CVS Will Stop Selling Cigarettes By October
    February 18, 2014, No comments

    Chain pharmacies are increasingly retooling themselves as health and wellness centers. There are several reasons why, including the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of access to health care coverage. Some chain [...]