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    With two billion tons of waste dumped every year around the world, people have started to re-think what can be reused or recycled.    Many are becoming more aware of their environmental impact as rubbish sent to landfill represents a significant amount of greenhouse gases which have contributed to climate change. People from around the...
    The City Council unanimously approved more than a dozen measures Wednesday to tighten restrictions on plastic bags, utensils, food containers and other disposables with a goal of making Los Angeles a “zero waste” city. The measures, 14 in all, direct the city attorney to draft ordinances to expand the already existing plastic bag ban and...
    Okay, it’s time to talk. We have a serious problem, a problem with waste. On whole, the American population only represents five percent of the world’s population, yet as a nation, we generate about 30 percent of the world’s garbage. Now I’m not placing blame on anyone individual, we are all in this together. On...
    SAN FRANCISCO INT’L AIRPORT (KPIX 5) – The San Francisco International airport is shooting for the skies with a goal of dramatically reducing the amount of waste here on the ground. Along with the Boeing 777’s that take people from all over the world to and from the Bay Area, SFO wants to be known...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some of Allegheny County’s biggest events this spring are going green. READ MORE: Mon Valley Authors Of 'The Corona Diaries' Promote The Book In McKeesportWalk MS Pittsburgh, Millvale Earth Day, Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend, Pittonkatonk and Millvale Music Festival will be “zero waste” to reduce the amount of...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In an effort to be more sustainable, Target will be highlighting products that are designed to be refillable or reduce waste. The Minneapolis-based retail giant announced Wednesday its “Target Zero” initiative, describing it as a collection of new and existing products that’ll help eco-conscious consumers shop more sustainably. According...
    Zuma Press This story was originally published by Yale E360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Thirty years ago, North Carolina gained the dubious distinction of having the largest hog slaughterhouse in the world. Two eastern North Carolina counties, Duplin and Sampson, became synonymous with environmental racism when it came to light that...
    As we progress further along the path to more sustainable living, we have to take our waste stream seriously. Modern practices are stuck in a horrible rut when it comes to creating mountains of garbage. Throwing things in the garbage can—forget littering—is becoming more and more of a problem. We have an addiction to disposable...
    A WOMAN who has become a TikTok sensation thanks to her eco-friendly lifestyle has shared her top tips to save money and the environment – including turning leftover wine into vinegar. Kathryn Kellog, from Maine, has been a zero waste warrior since 2014 when doctors told her to limit her exposure to endocrine disruptors, which...
    Resolved to reduce waste, save money and eat more deliciously? You need a local role model. Someone who makes it look easy, and won’t pile on the eco-guilt even if you forget to save your apple peels every now and then. Enter Sunnyvale’s Anne-Marie Bonneau, aka The Zero-Waste Chef. Bonneau is the cloth shopping bag-sewing,...
    We know it’s not corn season. But this sustainable chowder recipe is so ingenious, you’ll want to save it for spring, when cobs start appearing in markets. The recipe, from Anne-Marie Bonneau’s new cookbook, “The Zero-Waste Chef: Plant-Forward Recipes and Tips for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet” (Avery; $25), calls for every part of the...
    Sustainable home cook Anne-Marie Bonneau of Sunnyvale makes these savory vegetable pancakes when it’s time to clear out the crisper. Half a zucchini? A lone carrot? A handful of herbs? Throw them all in. The recipe, featured in Bonneau’s new cookbook, “The Zero-Waste Chef: Plant-Forward Recipes and Tips for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet” (Avery;...
    Love pineapple? Use the scraps to make a refreshingly sweet pineapple brew, or tepache. Like many fermented foods, tepache essentially makes itself, says Sunnyvale’s Anne-Marie Bonneau, author of the new cookbook, “The Zero-Waste Chef: Plant-Forward Recipes and Tips for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet” (Penguin Random House; $25). Bonneau’s recipe calls for organic pineapples, as...
    Stocking stuffers are a fun thing to do around Christmas time, but they can be extremely wasteful. Not to worry – these 20 ideas are perfect for filling those stockings with without creating too much waste. These zero waste stocking stuffer ideas are all very simple and useful. Some of them are completely zero waste,...
    In this article GE SGRE-ES HOL.N-CH GS VOW3-DE A wind turbine blade manufactured by LM Wind Power arrives at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult in Blyth, England, on August 15, 2019.Tom White | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesGE's renewable energy unit said Tuesday it would manufacture zero waste wind turbine blades by the...
    (CNN)In the heart of Melbourne, Australia, lies an 87-square-meter, three-story, two-bedroom and one-bathroom house. That may sound like a real estate advert, but it could be the home of the future. Made entirely from organic materials and run on renewable energy, the building, known as "The Greenhouse," is completely zero waste. It was designed by...
    PHILADELPHIA -- It started as an idea to reduce waste and live cost-efficiently in the city. Now, it's come full circle."Imagine if we all get our hand soap, and our toilet paper, and our household personal care pantry staples delivered to us on the same day at the same time with no boxes," said Alex...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – USC will conduct its annual Zero Waste Game Saturday evening when the Trojans football team faces Oregon State at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, competing with other Pac-12 Conference universities to divert waste from landfills to recycling or composting. The game is part of the Pac-12’s Zero Waste Challenge, a competition...
    Starting down the path to a zero-waste lifestyle is something that we can all do now to make a personal impact in thwarting climate change. Sure, there are governmental policies to worry about. There are conservation efforts to support. There is renewable energy, food miles, and public transport. But, right now, we can all adjust...
    OAK PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- Enjoy a great beer festival and help raise money for Seven Generations Ahead this weekend in Oak Park.Seven Generations Ahead is an environmental nonprofit working to promote healthy and sustainable communities.Over 85 brews from more than 40 of the Midwest's finest craft breweries will be on tap for guests. Live...
    SANTA ROSA (BCN) — Under a new ordinance by the Santa Rosa City Council, restaurants are banned from offering disposable utensils for dine-in customers and can only provide plastic to-go containers and utensils on request. The council approved the Zero Waste Food Ware Ordinance at a Tuesday meeting and it applies to all businesses within...
    MEXICO CITY.- Next weekend the head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum will make an inspection visit to the Urban Solid Waste Recycling Plant, which, according to the government of the capital, is the most modern in Latin America. At a press conference, the capital’s president pointed out that currently, in the capital of...
    Ambitious plans to stop the completely stop the increase in marine plastic pollution by the year 2050 have been laid out by researchers with the United Nations. The report, penned by the UN's International Resource Panel, stresses the need for systemic changes to the entire plastics economy to protect the world's oceans. Condemning the piecemeal efforts...
    Flight crew Lottom Airlines Released a new strategy Sustainable development, Among other things, aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, fill zero waste by 2027, and protect South America’s identity ecosystems. Strategy for the next 30 years There are four works published by the first Latin American panel on...
    « As a mom and a millionaire, I wanted to offer my daughter a selection of truly sustainable beauty devices that are beyond the standards of the current clean beauty movement. “, To explain Shannon Goldberg, FounderEasy Zero Waste, With long experience in the field of beauty. ” By 2050, oceans are expected to contain...
    Outlines Broad Plans to Combat Climate Change Focused on Carbon Emissions, Circularity and Forests Introduces Climate Partnerships to Extend Impact Ranging from Ocean Conservation to Forest Restoration Goals Achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across HP value chain by 2040, beginning with Supplies business achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 Reduce...
    LOS ANGELES -- SOPHIE FLAY | @abc7sophieI was so excited to try the Zero-Waste challenge. I was really confident that I had so many easy solutions for eliminating waste from my daily life. Yet, I was wrong! It was much harder than I imagined.The challenge helped me realize I begin every day a little wasteful....
    From a sustainability perspective, one of the advantages of 3D printing is that it can produce less waste than traditional subtractive manufacturing. But even if you take away failed and old prototypes, you still get byproducts like plastic spools that can end up in landfills. That’s what makes a recent development from Ford interesting. With...
    MAPLEWOOD, New Jersey -- The idea of transforming into a zero-waste lifestyle may seem daunting to many, but the arrival of zero-waste shops like Good Bottle Refill and Dry Goods Refillery is making the idea of living a sustainable and plastic-free lifestyle easier."This idea is not all or nothing. I think people can feel very...
    A pioneer with My Bee Wrap, eco-friendly food packaging, the Marseille-based SME has gone from a single product to a specialist in a complete range. A desired deployment strategy, where specific skills in R&D and a sustained pace of development are two essential building blocks for maintaining the lead in a hotly contested market. Distributed...
    By Natalie Thomas LONDON (Reuters) - Heralded by the whirr of its underpowered electric engine and the clink of bottles stacked in crates on the back, Ella Shone's 'Topup Truck' started life ferrying morning milk to the doorsteps of bleary-eyed Londoners. Twenty years on, and the light vehicle known as a 'milk float' - once...
    A “zero-waste” policy for COVID-19 vaccinations in D.C. helps assure that doses intended for people missing scheduled appointments will get used. The vaccines now approved for use have short shelf lives once defrosted. “Our communication to pharmacists has been consistent about zero waste of the vaccine regarding if doses will expire due to missed appointments...
    BLEACH London has launched their first zero waste product, the Bleach London Rose Shampoo Bar. The first of it's kind, the Rose Shampoo Bar, is 100 per cent free and zero waste; and here's where you can get your hands on it. 2You can get your hands on the Bleach London Rose Shampoo...
    This year may have been rough, but as 2020 comes to a close many Americans are looking forward to a better future – and a greener one. A new survey reveals 59 percent foresee a ‘completely environmentally friendly' Earth by year 2042, but the majority understands that it is only possible if we all work...
    50 Mindless Ways You’re Burning Through Your Paycheck Getaway Vehicles: EarthCruiser’s Creations Define Off-the-Grid Cool These Zero-Waste Cleaning Kits Have Everything You Need for a Sparkling Home The zero-waste lifestyle continues to grow in popularity—great news for our planet. For those new to the idea, it aims to decrease the waste (especially single-use plastic)...
    Burger King plans to test reusable food containers beginning in 2021 as part of its efforts to reduce waste. The trial will partner with TerraCycle's zero-waste delivery platform Loop, a program that allows consumers an alternative to recycling that still diminishes overall waste and environmental impact, according to an official press release. Customers at Burger King...
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