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[ Dot Earth Blog: The New Oil Patch: Rail Lines in Albany and Elsewhere ]

The oil boom in the West is creating traffic jams of oil trains in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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[ Tiki Huts and Their Growth All Around the World ]

Tiki culture is regarded as an American kitsch owing to the fact that it’s an amalgamation of the true Polynesian culture that has been tweaked to cater to American culture. This hybrid is widely known … …

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[ Op-Ed Columnist: What Is News? ]

Madagascar, one of the world’s greatest ecosystems, is on the edge.

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[ If All The Ice Melts, What Happens To Hockey? ]

A report from the National Hockey League says climate change could threaten the sport’s future. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about the league’s sustainability plan.

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[ Alder Tree History and Facts ]

Alder which is also known as (Alnus glutinosa) is found throughout Europe and as far as Serbia but it???,??,,?s the only native alder in Britain. The alder loves damp, cool areas such as marshes, steams, … …

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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.