By Editorial Staff, Resource Recycling
The deadline is fast approaching to submit a design for this year's USCC International Compost Awareness Week poster contest. The theme this year is "Compost! …Replenish the Earth for Generations." Posters must be submitted to the USCC  by Nov. 30, 2011.
A new online game from environmental education partner of the National Park Service, NatureBridge, helps find answers to the question: "Where should my waste go?" MyGarbology  can be used by teachers of any grade level to help educate students on instill the impact of human behavior when it comes to diverting waste.
Shoe and athletic apparel company PUMA has already made waves with its Clever Little Bag  and Re-Suede  shoe, and now it's hoping to do something truly novel by developing clothes that can go into the compost heap, reports The Guardian .
Earlier this week, a group of Alcoa employees made the trek along the North Shore riverfront in Pittsburgh to deliver a handmade Christmas tree made from 756 recycled aluminum beverage cans  to the Carnegie Science Center.
Hundreds of people have been flocking to Yelwa, a village in northern Nigeria, to see a house made from 7,800 plastic bottles that includes a bedroom, living room, bathroom and kitchen, reports The BBC .
After three months of flooding, residents of the waterlogged nation of Thailand have had to resort to all manner of reuse and recycling — many using plastic water bottles  — to try and keep afloat (from BoingBoing).
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