Eco-friendly practices

July 02, 2017 - 7:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Sunday its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled Note 7 smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611),...
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July 02, 2017 - 2:34 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Sunday its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled Note 7 smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611),...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on Jeju Island, South Korea, Friday, June 16, 2017. Putting aside a rift over a U.S. anti-missile system, top officials from China and South Korea were attending a meeting of a China-backed Asian lending bank that opened Friday on the South Korean island of Jeju. (Bee Jae-man/Yonhap via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 4:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — China and South Korea put aside hard feelings over Beijing's objections to a U.S. anti-missile system to join an annual meeting on the South Korean island of Jeju of a China-backed Asian lending bank. Sustainability of investment in infrastructure such as roads, ports and...
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FILE - Int his April 1, 2017, file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks before Vice President Mike Pence in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Republicans from energy-producing states are under pressure as the Senate considers whether to overturn an Obama-era regulation that would restrict harmful methane emissions escaping from oil and gas wells on public land. Portman said May 8, he will support the repeal effort after weeks of public silence, saying he got assurances from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that he will take steps to reduce methane waste. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 09, 2017 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans from energy-producing states are under pressure as the Senate weighs whether to overturn an Obama-era regulation to restrict harmful methane emissions escaping from oil and gas wells on public land. A coalition of groups with ties to the fossil-fuel industry and the...
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May 09, 2017 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is delaying a rule that would require organic meat and egg producers to abide by stricter animal welfare standards. Former President Barack Obama's Agriculture Department announced the rule two days before he left office. The regulations are designed to...
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First lady Melania Trump, center, participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the Bunny Mellon Healing garden at Children's National Hospital in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017. The garden is dedicated to the first ladies of the United States. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 28, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has dedicated a new garden for patients at one of America's leading children's hospitals. Patients will be able to feel the sun, breathe fresh air and see Washington landmarks from the new rooftop garden at Children's National hospital. Mrs. Trump quietly...
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FILE- This March 9, 2010 file photo shows an Energy Star label at an appliance store in Mountain View, Calif. Some of the nation’s largest manufacturers are among more than 1,000 U.S. companies urging Congress to preserve the 25-year-old Energy Star program, which promotes efficiency in home and business products. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
April 25, 2017 - 3:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 U.S. companies, including some of the nation's largest manufacturers, are urging Congress to preserve the 25-year-old Energy Star program to promote efficiency in home and business products. President Donald Trump's proposed budget would eliminate funding for...
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April 07, 2017 - 5:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's anti-trust watchdog is investigating whether German plans to set up an emergency reserve power system comply with state aid rules. Germany wants the strategic reserve as a buffer in case of shortages as it shifts to low carbon and environmentally sustainable...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2015 file photo, Michael Swadberg turns in bottles at a Bottledrop Oregon Redemption Center in Gresham, Ore. Oregon was the first state in the nation to give 5-cent refunds for recycling used water bottles and soda cans more than 45 years ago. Now, in an effort to boost recycling, this eco-trailblazing state is doubling that refund. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
April 01, 2017 - 8:52 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon residents cashing in on increased refunds for recycling bottles and cans (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Some of the most thrifty, eco-conscious Oregon residents, each hauling hundreds of used water bottles and soda cans in trash bags and carts, flocked to...
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Oregon residents formed steady lines at a BottleDrop recycling redemption center in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, April 1, 2016, the first day the refund rate for empty water bottles, beer bottles and soda cans jumped to 10 cents. Oregon was the first state in the nation to give 5-cent refunds for recycling used water bottles and soda cans more than 45 years ago. Now, in an effort to boost recycling, this eco-trailblazing state is doubling that refund. (AP Photo/Kristena Hansen).”
April 01, 2017 - 6:31 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some of the most thrifty, eco-conscious Oregon residents, each hauling hundreds of used water bottles and soda cans in trash bags and carts, flocked to bottle-recycling centers and grocery stores Saturday — the first day the per-bottle refund rate doubled to 10 cents. Oregon...
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