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[ Solar Power Battle Puts Hawaii at Forefront of Worldwide Changes ]

As homemade electricity gains popularity, it puts new pressures on old infrastructure and cuts into electric company revenue, pitting solar companies against utilities.






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[ A Water Markets Might Work In California ]

When Australia suffered a drought in the 2000s, it set up markets to trade water rights. NPR’s Rachel Martin asks McKenzie Funk whether water markets could help California allocate its limited water.

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[ As Lake Mead Levels Drop, The West Braces For Bigger Drought Impact ]

Near Las Vegas, levels in the nation’s largest reservoir have dropped 140 feet since 2000. Water deliveries to Nevada, Arizona and California may soon be rationed — and farmers would feel it first.

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[ 9 Easy Earth Day Tips You Won’t Find Anywhere Else ]

You don’t have to buy a hybrid car or install solar panels to make changes that have a significant environmental benefit, save money, and are easy to do. Here’s a list of 9 Earth Day tips you probably won’t find anywhere else. Altogether they could put several hundred dollars back in your pocket due to lower utility bills while preventing around a …

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[ France Military Blocks Wind Development Over Fears of Radar Interference ]

As many as 6,000 megawatts of wind power may be blocked from development by France’s military and national weather service, which say they interfere with radar surveillance, a developers’ lobby said.…

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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.