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Recycled pencils: Making news out of news

Every year, parents are obligated to buy their kids (whether they like it or not) school supplies, and you can bet that pencils are on the list. Moms and dads might be surprised to find out that those little orange sticks are made out of the 4 billion trees cut down worldwide for paper industries, […]

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DIY Solar Powered Stove from Recycled Items

Even small satellite dishes can be made into a solar powered stove. If using a smaller dish, CDs might not produce the required amount of heat, so you can use stick-on mirrors instead. You can re-purpose your beaten-down satellite dish and make something environmentally friendly and economical in one fell swoop!

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The Advantages of Biofuels

Oil prices have a great impact on everyone.  Every time there’s an increase, people feel it, even if they don’t drive a car.  Some suggest we use biofuel to lessen the impact of the rising fuel costs. But what is biofuel, and how does it differ from fossil fuel? Biofuel is produced from recycled elements […]

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Biodiesel

Oil and its alternatives, such as biodiesel, are continuously in the news.  When oil prices go up, it seems that everyone is affected.  Many countries’ economies depend on oil.  And this is one reason why people are looking for a cleaner and cheaper alternatives to our conventional fossil fuels. One of these alternative forms of […]

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