Sustainability
Sealing the “Deal for Nature”

Sealing the “Deal for Nature”

A new study published Friday in the journal Science Advances lays out a strong case and a game plan — called the Global Deal for Nature — that will BOTH stabilize climate and ensure that species and ecosystems will be preserved in the near future.  This study argues that by protecting “30 percent of the […]

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One cool thing: Ralph Lauren unveils sustainable version of iconic polo

One cool thing: Ralph Lauren unveils sustainable version of iconic polo

As USA Today reported, Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. David Lauren, the youngest son of the company’s founder and its chief innovation officer, told The Associated Press ahead of the announcement that […]

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The Green Mountain State of Vermont Is the Greenest

The Green Mountain State of Vermont Is the Greenest

The consumer website WalletHub issued its annual report yesterday on the Greenest States and this year’s winner is the Green Mountain State, Vermont.  WalletHub set out to recognize the greenest states and call out those doing a poor job of caring for the environment by comparing the 50 states on 27 key metrics, such as the number of LEED-certified buildings per capita to the share of energy consumption from renewable resources.  They also ranked the least green states and this year the state of Louisiana ranked at the very bottom.  

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MLS Celebrates Earth Week With Greener Goals

MLS Celebrates Earth Week With Greener Goals

Major League Soccer began its fourth annual Earth Day week of service last Thursday with a series of volunteer activities in all the MLS cities continuing through Earth Day, April 22nd.  Each of the 24 clubs will, during this week, be wearing special Adidas x Parley eco-friendly kits (that is uniforms) during Earth Day weekend (April 19-21). 

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One sustainable thing: reduce the plastic junk in your Easter egg hunt

One sustainable thing: reduce the plastic junk in your Easter egg hunt

Easter is coming up this weekend and while Easter egg hunts are a super fun tradition for kids, they’re also an easy way to buy a bunch of disposable plastic junk that kids don’t even want. Here are some great alternatives for Easter egg fillers that won’t immediately wind up in the landfill.

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Accelerating circular economy solutions

Accelerating circular economy solutions

Ever since China stopped accepting the bulk of our recyclable waste last year, the state of recycling in the United States has been in chaos as more cities are canceling their recycling programs. Part of the reason is that the stuff we dump into the blue recycling bin is often contaminated, but a bigger culprit […]

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