Earth911 Reader: This Week’s Sustainability, Recycling, & Science News Collection

The Earth911 Reader summarizes the week’s sustainability, recycling, and science news, making it easy for you to stay up-to-date. Be sure not to miss this week’s opportunities to support environmental and sustainability projects. IN SCIENCE Deforestation Efforts Not Making Needed Progress The New York Declaration on Forests reports that national…

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Racial Equality Requires Environmental Justice

Environmental and social justice must evolve hand-in-hand. A focus on only one aspect of our species’ sustainability can limit progress on all fronts. The issue of environmental racism, which loads the negative consequences of climate change, pollution, and adverse health effects on a single population, requires sustainability take a broad…

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Which Approach to Minimalism Is Right for You?

Minimalism, reducing one’s consumption to the essentials, is one way to reduce your resources consumption and limit your consumer spending. By reducing what you buy, what you consume, and what you ultimately throw away, you’ll waste fewer resources, reduce energy expenditure and carbon emissions, and adopt a less environmentally impactful…

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