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[ Dot Earth Blog: Perfect Black Friday Fare: An Oversized Book About Overconsumption ]

Giant books about Earth’s endangered places and overconsumption seem to send a mixed message.

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[ Climate Activists Scale Back Plans For U.N. Summit In Wake Of Paris Attacks ]

Environmental groups hoping to put pressure on delegates by staging rallies in the run up to and during the climate summit are rethinking plans after the recent attacks in Paris.…

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[ Busted: EPA Discovers Dow Weedkiller Claim, Wants It Off The Market ]

The Environmental Protection Agency wants to withdraw approval of a controversial herbicide made by Dow AgroSciences. The firm made conflicting claims to EPA and the Patent Office about the product.…

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[ DOE Awards $10.1M to Advance New Grid-Scale Energy Storage Technologies ]

DOE has awarded about $10.1 million in funding to four companies to advance grid-scale energy storage technologies.

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[ Uaxactún Journal: In Guatemala, People Living Off Forests Are Tasked With Protecting Them ]

Ranchers, loggers and smugglers all threaten tropical forests, but in areas given to local communities, the deforestation rate is close to zero, a study finds.

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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.