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Article Where Does All the Trash from Dollywood Go? To One of the World's Best Composting Facilities
Sevier County, Tenn., diverts 70 percent of waste from landfills—and it's becoming more efficient all the time.
Located in Planet
Article Photo Essay: Indigenous Farmers Gather in the Andes to Plan for Climate Change
These photos document a gathering of indigenous groups from China, Bhutan, and Peru. They met in the spring to discuss climate change and plan a crop exchange program.
Located in Planet
Article The Radical Homemaker Plays “Normal Mom”: A Story in Two Acts
Each year I take a week-long break from radical homemaking to take my kids to camp. It's never easy—and this year was no exception.
Located in Happiness
Article Why Germany Is Backing Away From a Trade Deal that Lets Corporations Sue the Government
A new round of international trade agreements threatens to increase corporate power over national governments. But news out of Germany suggests the deals aren't inevitable.
Located in New Economy
Article A Bike that Stamps Your Message on the Street, and 3 Other Open-Source Tools for Activists
StreetToolbox offers new tools for the political communicator—from a remote controlled car that writes messages in colored sand to a kit that turns your bike into a mobile printing press.
Located in Happiness
Article To Strike Back at Hobby Lobby, Crafters Re-Knit the Wall Between Church and State
The campaign has collected 700 hand-knitted bricks to dump on the Supreme Court steps to protest its infamous decision.
Located in People Power
Article “I Want You to Live In My House”: How U.S. Kids Are Welcoming the Central American Child Refugees
Ashamed of the public rejection of children seeking refuge in the United States? Here’s what you can do about it.
Located in Peace & Justice
Article Too Many Political T-Shirts? 6 Ways to Repurpose Them
The messages may be eternal, but T-shirts aren't forever. These DIY projects can give them new life.
Located in Issues / Power of Story
Article This Solar-Powered Water Wheel Can Clean 50,000 Pounds of Baltimore’s Trash Per Day
The Inner Harbor Water Wheel is proving to be an effective answer to the city's water pollution problem.
Located in Planet
Article Paris Launched a Kid-Friendly Bike Share. Could the U.S. Be Next?
The city's mayor says the move will boost cycling in decades to come, creating a greener and more sociable city.
Located in Happiness
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