Foot Soldiers: Bike And Walk Your Way To Better Sleep

Opting for more eco-friendly means of transportation like walking and biking yields obvious benefits for environmental health, but it also benefits your personal health as well. In addition to the physical activity and green aspects, getting regular exercise and time in the sun both help you snooze better at night. And, sleeping well can in […]

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Video: The Most Recycled Material In The World

What’s the most recycled material on the planet? If you guessed ferrous metal — any magnetic metal that contains iron — you get a gold star. Just what makes the ferrous metal industry so important, how does recycling reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and what does the Eiffel Tower have to do with all of this? This video from the Institute […]

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SwRI Wins $20M Emissions Testing, Analytical Services Contract

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded a $20.16 million contract by the EPA to provide testing and analytical services related to vehicle emissions and fuel consumption. SwRI will conduct analytical services in emissions and fuel consumption on light- and heavy-duty vehicles and components under the five-year contract. Key areas of support include emissions characterization and technology assessment. […]

Neighborhood Nourishment: How To Form A Community Garden

Gardening is becoming ever-more important as food prices continue to rise. You can save a lot of money on food by growing your own – not to mention the health benefits of homegrown produce. However, many people don’t have yards large enough to support a garden the size needed to grow an abundant amount of […]

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