Stories tagged "plastic pollution"

February 7, 2019

Mexican startup creates bioplastics from avocado waste

Our world is drowning in plastic yet we’re so dependent on it, that despite the urgency to avoid it, we don’t have very many alternatives. For food packaging especially, plastic is king and Americans are using a lot of plastic every day probably without...

January 6, 2019

One Cool Thing: Reverse Vending Machines

A supermarket chain in the U.K. announced last week the success of its “reverse vending machines” – shoppers at just five Iceland Store sites returned more than 300,000 plastic bottles, with a daily average of 2,583 bottles in November, according to...

June 5, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Initial Arctic Refuge Drilling Exploration Plan Rejected, Pilot Whale in Thailand Perishes From Plastic, Indy Hugs Its Trees, Climate Change Won’t Heat Earth Equally, Black Lung Fund In Jeopardy, The Dunes of Pluto  

Our Daily Planet: ANWR Permits, Pilot whale ingests 17 lbs of plastic and how climate change isn't heating the planet equally Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская...

May 29, 2018

Our Daily Planet: U.N. Now Monitoring Progress Toward Access To Clean Cooking Tech, Major Flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland For the Second Time in 2 Years, Look For the Plastic Free Label or Someday the Plastic Free Shop, Look For the Plastic Free Label or Someday the Plastic Free Shop, World Central Kitchen Activates #ChefsForHawaii, A New Twist Takes Food Waste From Table to Farm, One Cool Thing: Bee and Woman Strike a Friendship After a Garden Rescue

Our Daily Planet: Cook Stoves Still Too Prevalent, Epic Flood in MD Town, and #ChefsForHawaii Helps Volcano Victims Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български...

April 26, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Flooded With New Peril, Oui Are Still In!, Bike-sharing — It’s Not Just for DC & NYC Anymore, Plastic Pervasive at the Poles, Getting a Better Glimpse of the Milky Way, Yesterday Was World Penguin Day!  

Macron Takes the Climate Lead, Bikes Transforming Cities, and Test Your Penguin IQ Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體) Hrvatski Česky...

April 16, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Trump Blows Off Air Quality Standards, A First: The Shipping Industry Agrees to Reduce Its GHG Emissions, Atlantic Ocean Currents Downshifting, The Commonwealth Addresses Plastic Pollution, Interior Undermines the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, One Funny Thing: March for Science Signs

Our Daily Planet: Trump Blows Off Air Quality, Migratory Birds too, Plus Did You See the Signs? Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體)...