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[ What We Learn When Find Silence ]

From NPR’s Guy Raz, host of the TED Radio Hour: the story of environmentalist John Francis, who took a 17-year vow of silence — and what he learned about the power of quiet.

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[ Starfish Illness Harms Other Sea Creatures ]

Starfish in the Pacific northwest are being decimated by what’s called wasting disease. Researcher Drew Harvell tells NPR’s Scott Simon that warming seas are making it worse.

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[ What Are The Pros Of Artificial Turf Grass ]

The use and popularity of artificial turf grass growing regularly in the international market. Traditionally it was considered as a luxurious and expensive stuff while used in certain industries. In last few years, the scenario … …

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[ Algae Control: How You Can Get Rid Of Algae in Ponds and Lakes ]

Algae control in lakes and ponds is essential for maintaining the right balance of the ecosystem so that one can enjoy recreational activities without being exposed to toxins. Lack of controls and maintenance in these … …

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[ E.P.A. Postpones Setting Standards for Biofuel Blends ]

The agency’s move comes in response to a glut in the domestic oil market and significant public comment about the proposed targets.






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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.