Maine's taking a stand against oil usage and oil dependency--frankly the bigger issue than where we get our oil from, tar sands and other unconventional oil sources aside. As NRDC Switchboard reports, the state has passed a law
Some places have looked at paying people to recycle, but others think it makes more sense to charge people for their waste instead. When the UK talked about implementing a "pay-as-you-throw" scheme for trash, our readers were
When Earth First! recently protested a large scale wind farm in northern Maine it raised a few eyebrows around the TreeHugger virtual office. John Laumer worryingly wondered if "the protesters and their supporters thought seriously about climate change
New turbines on Maine's Kibby Mountain. Image credit:Wikipedia.
Kennebec Maine Journal covered a recent anti-wind power protest, which involved several arrests and someone chaining herself by the neck "to a truck carrying a turbine blade.". A sort of a
While home for the holidays in Kennebunk, Maine I had the opportunity to sit down with Tom Chappell, founder of Tom's of Maine -- which sold to Colgate for $100 million in 2006 -- to discuss his new business venture, Ramblers Way wool undergarments.
In the final installment of our Pop!Tech Pop Quiz experiment, TreeHugger founder Graham Hill sits down with behavioral economist Dan Ariely, subjecting him to our Yes/No/Maybe harassment. Ariely's book, Predictably Irrational, reflects his years of
Mark Rembert and Taylor Stuckert returned to their homes in Clinton County, Ohio to find economic devastation. DHL, a mainstay employer of the area, had pulled out, leaving a jobless void. The two friends responded by doing what seemed logical: they