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Happenings: Cardboard Bikes, a Lucrative Lemonade Stand, and Animals on Birth Control

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In-between deep-frying potato skins (you heard it here), swiping through pages of our September iPad issue, and finding a way to work chocolate into your weekend, you can catch up on the week's Happenings here.

CYCLED PAPER After three years of tinkering, an Israeli designer is putting into production a fully functioning bicycle made entirely of recycled cardboard.  (Good)

GASPING FOR AIR The National Resources Defense Council released its “Toxic 20” list—a round-up of the states with the worst air pollution from power plant emissions. Kentucky, Ohio, and Pennsylvania take the top three spots. (Huffington Post)

PEOPLE-POWERED The eco-minded employees at Etsy, in New York City, haul their biodegradable waste to Red Hook Community Farm for composting. (Treehugger)

TAKING A (LEMONADE) STAND A 9-year-old in Detroit raised over $3,000 at a lemonade stand to restore his neighborhood park, and earned a college scholarship in the process. (Good)

THE PILL GOES PRIMAL: Zookeepers in the United States dole out birth control to control species population and avoid using euthanasia as an alternative. (The New York Times)

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