Sustainability
Solar At the Ballpark

Solar At the Ballpark

Solar panels already power several major league baseball stadiums, and the latest is National Park in Washington, D.C., which announced yesterday that they have teamed up with WGL Energy Systems to install 4,080 solar panels above two of the garages next to the Park and it will supply power to the ballpark and provide covered parking for fans. 

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One Fun Thing:  Closing City Streets To Cars On Sunday

One Fun Thing: Closing City Streets To Cars On Sunday

Every week on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. the city of Bogata does the unthinkable — closes many of its main streets to cars.  They call it Ciclovía, or Bicycle Way, the National Geographic reports, and the people of Bogata just love it. 

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One cool thing: plastic bag ban helps avoid the use of 1 billion bags in Long Island

One cool thing: plastic bag ban helps avoid the use of 1 billion bags in Long Island

Plastic bag bans have made headlines the past several years but have they worked? Good news from Long Island’s Suffolk Count indicates that they do! News 12 reported that it’s been a little over a year since Suffolk County’s plastic bag law went into effect, and lawmakers and environmentalists released statistics that they say proves […]

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All that glitters is harming the environment

All that glitters is harming the environment

After retailers Waitrose and Aldi committed to phasing out glitter in their own brands, the pressure has been on in Europe and the UK for other retailers to follow suit. 

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Hero of the Week: Monique Taffe

Hero of the Week: Monique Taffe

At just 22 years old, Monique Taffe is already an internationally recognized sustainable fashion designer and entrepreneur. She is a recent graduate of a British fashion school, a finalist for her designs last year in the London Mayor’s Entrepreneur Programme 2018 and is making clothing with recycled textiles and objects. She also recently participated in the […]

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Maryland could become the first state to ban polystyrene food containers

Maryland could become the first state to ban polystyrene food containers


As the Huffington Post reported, Maryland could soon be the first state to completely ban polystyrene food containers. Last week, the state House of Delegates passed a measure to outlaw the disposable foam products, following up on a bill passed by the state Senate earlier this month. The legislation now heads to Gov. Larry Hogan […]

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