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[ E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations ]

The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement meant to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2015.






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[ Dot Earth Blog: Why Americans Should Fear Fear of Ebola More than the Virus ]

Two vital efforts to tamp down unfounded fears of Ebola contagion.






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[ Pragmatism on Climate Change Trumps Politics at Local Level Across U.S. ]

Even as politicians at the national level steer clear of the politically charged topic, officials who live where its effects lap at residents’ doorsteps are embracing the issue.






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[ Dot Earth Blog: Another Round on Energy Rebound ]

Two analysts of energy trends expand on their view that efficiency’s climate and energy benefits have been overstated.






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[ SolarCity Broadens Its Financial Reach in the Barely Tapped Residential Market ]

Residential solar has soared in the past several years, with installation demand expected to soon surpass 1 GW of capacity. Much of this growth is due to the introduction of solar leasing. SolarCity, a major player in the residential solar leasing space, recently introduced new mechanisms to get more customers on board the solar train, and was at Solar Power International this week to discuss where the industry is headed.…

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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.