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[ For Environmentalists, Mines Near Wilderness Are Too Close For Comfort ]

A couple is spending 365 days in the nation’s most visited wilderness area to raise awareness of a sulfide-ore mining plan they say will put the watershed ecosystem in danger. Some locals disagree.

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[ India Says It Will Lower Rate Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions ]

India released its pledges ahead of December’s global climate change summit in Paris. “We want to walk [a] cleaner energy path,” says the country’s environment minister.

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[ Woolly Mammoth Excavation in Michigan ]

A team of paleontologists from the University of Michigan unearthed the remains of a woolly mammoth near Chelsea, Mich.

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[ What’s At The Edge Of A Cloud? ]

Scientists soared through clouds with a new instrument that takes 3-D pictures of the edge. What they learned about the size and density of droplets surprised them, and might lead to better forecasts.

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[ Global Forecast: Solar Installation Capacity To Top 57 GW in 2015 ]

Solar installations globally could grow by between 25 percent and 30 percent in 2015 compared to last year, according to Mercom Capital Group.

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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.