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Wendy Gabriel - Writer

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Wendy Gabriel is a freelance eco-writer now based in Fresno, California. Gabriel and her work have been featured in numerous publications and websites including the Chicago Sun-Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Fox Business News and Mashable.com. For nearly six years, she was a weekly contributor on a popular radio talk show in the Upper Midwest with a segment titled "Simple Tips for Green Living." Gabriel is an avid recycler, rainwater harvester, composter, thrifter and was instrumental in coordinating the planning and creation of a large mural made with recycled materials at a local elementary school in Fargo, North Dakota. Gabriel was the driving force behind starting a school garden program implemented at several Fargo schools. The founder of MyGreenSide.org and tweeting under @MyGreenSide, Gabriel has gone from the freezer (Fargo) to the furnace (Fresno) and could not be happier exploring California with the loves of her life, her husband and two daughters.

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February 9, 2017

Adidas and Parley: Reducing Waste and Making News

Adidas, the sportswear giant, has been working on a collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, an environmental group with emphasis on ocean issues, for over a year.

February 2, 2017

The 2016 State of Curbside Recycling

As promised earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and The Recycling Partnership joined forces to evaluate the state of curbside recycling in the U.S.

January 26, 2017

Food Waste? There's an App for That

In 2013 the United Nations studied the consequences of global food waste and found that approximately 1.3 billion tons of food, which is over a third of the food that is produced for us to eat, is wasted every year.

January 19, 2017

The North Face Continues to Clothes the Loop

Fast forward to 2016, the program has collection bins in all of its retail locations in the U.S., Canada and Germany as The North Face continues to Clothes the Loop.

January 12, 2017

Can Keurig Ever Really be a Sustainable Company?

Last year Keurig sold more than nine billion K-Cups, its plastic single-serve coffee pods.