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Leaf Blowers 8/31/14: Modern Pestilence: Leaf Blowers Generate Infuriating Noise, Toxic Gases and Hazardous Dust (AlterNet.org)
Plastic Bags 5/27/14: Myth: Paper Bags Are Greener Than Plastic (EcoMythsAlliance.org)
“On Extinction: How We Became Estranged From Nature” by Melanie Challenger (Buy HERE.)
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Find eco-friendly green stores and other resources for going green
Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (swancc.org):
SWANCC provides 23 local communities with a variety of waste reduction and recycling services, programs and resource materials.
Somme Prairie Grove (sommepreserve.org):
Get information about this local 90-acre preserve that you can visit.
Climate Reality Project (climaterealityproject.org)
Earth System Research (www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (ipcc.ch)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (climate.nasa.gov)
National Resources Defense Council (www.nrdc.org)
NOAA Climate.gov (www.climate.gov)
Reality Drop (realitydrop.org)
Collective Resource (www.collectiveresource.us)
A North Shore company dedicated to “reducing landfill through commercial composting” in offices, restaurants, schools and at events.
Composting Facilities Directory (www.findacomposter.com)
Find Recyclers (search.earth911.com)
Plastic Film Recycling (plasticfilmrecycling.org/)
TerraCycle is a highly-awarded, international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products that are repurposed into affordable, innovative products.