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pollution

  • Give us your e-waste!

    It’s been almost six months since Birch Aquarium at Scripps became a collection site for Eco-Cell, a company dedicated to the proper disposal of old, broken or unwanted electronic devices. We’re happy…

  • Got E-Waste? We’ll Take It.

    Are we in the midst of an e-waste crisis? Eco-Cell believes so. The Kentucky-based company dedicates itself to properly disposing of old, broken, and unwanted electronics, which contain toxins that can…

  • The One Week Plastic Challenge

    Each year, Americans trash enough plastic cups, forks, and spoons to circle the equator 300 times. How big is your impact? We posed this question to attendees of our Feb. 6 “Trash:…

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