More than half of U.S. trash, nearly 135 million tons, ends up in landfills each year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, nearly one-fifth of trash is made up of plastic items that are used every day but can’t be recycled with existing infrastructure. However, innovative solutions are emerging to divert previously non-recycled plastics…

The 28th Annual Earth Day Omaha celebration will take place on Sat., April 22, 2017 at Elmwood Park in Omaha, Neb. from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Earth Day Omaha is Omaha’s largest ecological showcase and celebration and is free and open to the public. The event features exhibit booths from Omaha-area companies and organizations,…

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