Megan Treacy

Megan Treacy

Megan writes for the Technology section of Treehugger. She has been covering clean technology topics since 2008, previously acting as Managing Editor of, and she also writes about positive parenting ideas at She received her degree in print journalism from the University of South Carolina. She loves being amazed everyday by how technology and human innovation can protect our earth.

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The one downside to solar technologies is what materials are used to make them. From rare earth metals to plastics, solar cells can be made from a host of not so environmentally-friendly items. more »

Feb 11, 2014 12:00 AM News