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Do you need to rake leaves in the fall? Conservation group says ‘no’

Depending on who you ask, raking leaves can be a sign of the season or a tiresome chore. But skipping it altogether may have some major benefits, according to a conservation group in Canada.
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Yosemite National Park Closes Due to 'Hazardous' Air Quality

Yosemite National Park is closing late Thursday due to poor air quality because of fires burning across Northern California. The park is expected to remain closed throughout the weekend.
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Johnnie Walker Maker Takes a Shot at Sustainability With ‘100% Plastic-Free’ Paper Bottles

Johnnie Walker whiskey will be sold in completely paper-based bottle packaging starting next year, according to Diageo, its manufacturing parent company.
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Startup Creates PPE Face Shields for Hospitals Out of Recycled Plastic Bottles

A startup that used to make building materials out of recycled plastic has shifted gears, and is now making PPE face shields for local hospitals in Uganda. Learn more about their process here!
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Artist Transforms Abandoned City Block Into Immersive Art Experience

Jenenne Whitfield stumbled upon the Heidelberg Project completely by accident, but she fell in love with Tyree Guyton’s vision to turn an abandoned area of Detroit into an immersive art experience. Find out more.
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Scuba Diving Group Makes Face Masks Out of Recycled Ocean Plastic

A scuba diving group is making sure that plastic from the ocean is being cleaned up and reused for a good cause. They’re turning plastic water bottles from the ocean into face masks.
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A Guide to Choosing Safe, Sustainable Products for Your Dog

For the good of the planet — and your canine’s happiness and health — here are some things to keep in mind when picking out your dog’s food and products.
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How to Work From Home With Your Pets

If, like many Americans, you’re working from home and getting to spend a lot more time with your pets, you may be looking for a way to balance play time and work time. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your time together.
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4 Green Ways to Treat and Play With Your Pets

Taking care of your beloved pet and the earth can go hand-in-hand. There are small steps any pet mom or dad can take to improve the quality of their animal’s life and the world around them.
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How One Company Is Transforming Food Waste Into 3D-Printed Edible Snacks

With a third of the food produced in the world each year going to waste, a Dutch company has found an innovative way to give the discarded edibles a new lease on life.
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