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[ Trump wants to end the Clean Power Plan – but we can push back ]

Presidents have lots of power, but citizen activists – and our nation's laws – are even stronger.

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[ Mayor Of Wyoming Coal Town Reacts To Trump’s Climate Order ]

NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Louise Carter-King, mayor of Gillette, Wyo., about the impact that President Trump’s executive order loosening regulations on coal will have on the the town.

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[ Trump Signs Executive Order Rolling Back Regulation On Carbon Emissions ]

President Trump signed a sweeping set of executive orders on Tuesday that aim to dismantle the Obama administration’s efforts to combat climate change.

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[ Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies ]

Flanked by coal miners at the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump signed an order directing the agency to start the process of rewriting the Clean Power Plan.…

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[ New Twist on Green Beer as Anheuser Busch Commits to 100 Percent Renewables ]

Leading the way among major producers of consumer goods, Anheuser-Busch (ABInBev) on Tuesday announced its commitment to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy by 2025. According to the company it will then become the largest corporate direct purchaser of renewable electricity in the consumer goods sector.  

In total, this will shift 6 terawatt-hours of electricity annually to renewable sources in the markets where AB InBev operates and will help transform the energy industry in countries like Argentina, Brazil, India and markets across the African continent.…

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How would you like to volunteer in the Mid-South?

Planting trees at Shelby Farms Park
Cleaning up McKellar Lake with Living Lands and Waters
Planting community gardens with GrowMemphis
Cleaning litter with Memphis City Beautiful

Where can I drop off recycling?

Five recycling drop-off centers are available for residents and businesses not serviced by City of Memphis Sold Waste Management.

  • Downtown – Located in the gravel parking area on Mud Island Drive at the North entrance to Mud Island Park.
  • East Memphis – Located on Moore Ed, just south of the Shelby Showplace Arena at the Agricenter International.
  • Midtown – Located on the corner of Cooper and Walker at the First Congregational Church.
  • Southeast – Located at the Hickory Hill Community Center at 3910 Ridgeway.
  • ReCommunity – 3197 Farrisview Blvd., located off American Way just west of Lamar intersection. Place recycling material in carts located just outside the gate.