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    1. Case Study Of A Garbage Burner: Booby Traps For Politicians
    When a local government proposes to solve the garbage crisis by building an incinerator, critics say, (1) it will be far costlier than you're being ...
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    2. Clean Production, Part 1
    Over the past decade, a loose-knit group of environmental activists, progressive business people and government officials has developed a new concept for sustainable living. It ...
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    3. Clean Production, Part 2
    Clean production is not just about making the same old products by slightly cleaner methods; instead, it is an entirely new way of looking at ...
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    4. Dumping Computers Doesn't Compute!
    Just bought a new computer? Now wondering what to do with the old one? Do not throw it out. Recycle your old electronic equipment, or ...
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    5. Leachate From Municipal Dumps Has Same Toxicity As Leachate From Hazardous Waste Dumps
    In a new study, researchers at Texas A ...
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    6. Soul Disposed
    USA
    Once her garbage had a name. Now she fears it as a spirit. ...
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    7. The Catch-22s Of Landfill Design
    The waste hauling industry knows that all landfills will eventually leak because their own industry trade journals are now telling the story. WASTE AGE is ...
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    8. What We Must Do -- Part 12: Industrial Pollution Prevention
    Everyone agrees that pollution prevention makes more sense than pollution cleanup or control. If you never make pollution to begin with, you don't need an ...
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    9. What We Must Do -- Part 13 More On Pollution Prevention
    After pollution has been prevented at the manufacturing site, we will still have the problem of consumer products being discarded. If these consumer products contain ...
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    10. What We Must Do -- Part 9; It's Time For A Tax On Toxics
    Since World War II the synthetic organic chemicals industry has grown at a steady 6.5% per year, doubling its total output every 11 years. ...
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    11. An Interview with Hans-Peter Becker Managing Director, Wilkhahn UK
    The managing director of a German office furniture firm describes how to run a green business. ...
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    12. Biodiversity and What You Buy
    USA
    Our everyday choices about what to buy and where to shop have a major effect on the environment. When combined with billions of consumer choices ...
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    13. Biodiversity and Your Water Supply
    USA
    We depend on the Earth's biodiversity for clean, available freshwater. Throughout time, the planet's healthy ecosystems and diversity of life have ensured the flow of ...
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    14. Despite What You May Suspect, The Danger From Radon Is Real
    The federal EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) announced in mid September 1988 that 1/3 of all U.S. homes may contain dangerous levels of radon, a ...
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    15. Dioxin and Precaution
    Two years ago, in 1997, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) formally concluded that dioxin causes cancer in humans. IARC is a division ...
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    16. Do Garbage Incinerators Produce Air Pollution Harmful To Humans (Part 2)
    Does burning municipal garbage produce air pollution that might harm humans? We know that "mass burn" or "trash to steam" plants produce dioxin. Part of ...
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    17. Do Garbage Incinerators Produce Air Pollution Harmful To Humans (Part 3)
    People concerned about landfills and about 'mass burn' incinerators need to pay close attention to the toxic metal, lead. Many new studies show it is ...
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    18. Dumbing Down the Children--Part 2
    State governments in the U.S. are refusing to comply with a 1989 federal law requiring that children be tested for lead poisoning. Even at low ...
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    19. Excrement Happens -- Part 2
    We are retelling the history of the management of human excrement as originally narrated by Abby A. Rockefeller. ...
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    20. First Sustainable Tourism Planning Model
    Ecoplan:net has joined with the Canadian Tourism Commission and the Kaska Tribal Council to develop a comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Model based on ...
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