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• Wheat music: Sustainable products made from grain
• What to do with millions of tossed plastic bottles made from petroleum
• 'Jackpot' discovery could feed 30 million hungry people
• Solar-powered cars: How far off is the technology?
• Volunteers show how saving oysters = cleaner oceans
• See how one man's invention re-thinks the idea of garbage
• A Tennessee professor creates re-useable bags to help the environment
• Scientists develop fake wood to help overburdened landfills
• An eco-friendly way to cool big trucks
• Hybrids trick out, plug in
• Software saves trees, cash, headaches
• Florida airport tests hydrogen engines
• Wind farm to be built off Delaware shore
• Solar power helps family slash energy bills
• Powdered tires tread new ground
• New concrete filters rainwater in dirty alleys
Turning trash into fashion
Fashion designers are giving new life to worthless candy wrappers, newspapers and plastic bags; turning trash into trendy tote bags, purses and jewelry. Story
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