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Multinational Corporation Unilever Announces Plan To Cut Plastic Use In Half By 2025

In a major win for environmental advocates, Unilever, the parent company of major brands such as Dove and Ben & Jerry’s, just announced an ambitious plan to cut plastics use by half in the next six years. As a company, Unilever produces 700,000 tons of plastic every year, a lot of which ultimately ends up […]

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Rainforest Action Network Busts Major Companies For Buying Palm Oil From Illegal Plantations

Several major American companies have been implicated in the destruction of rainforest in Indonesia after the Rainforest Action Network caught them purchasing palm oil from illegal plantations engaged in deforestation. The Rawa Singkil Wildlife Reserve in Indonesia is home to one of the densest populations of Sumatran Orangutans anywhere on Earth, and they play a […]

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Vegan Leather Company Produces Pocketbook Made From Apple Skins

In a major win for sustainable eco-friendly products, a company called SAMARA has found a way to make leather goods from apple skins. For a very long time, leather goods such as belts, wallets and pocketbooks have been made from animals skins. In fact, leather derived from cows contributes to the climate crisis we all […]

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Anheuser-Busch Will Now Have The Largest Electric Truck Fleet In The Country

North American beer giant Anheuser-Busch took a leap into the future this week by announcing the company’s transition to electric delivery trucks, which means they will have the largest such fleet on the continent. It cannot be stressed enough that transportation around the globe will have to change dramatically as part of the fight against […]

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Trump Administration Moves Forward To Allow Pork Slaughterhouses To Self-Police; Slashing USDA Inspectors

If you have little concern for the suffering of animals, humans, or data from your own studies, for that matter, you might be inclined to do what the Trump administration’s USDA just did. They have just moved to let slaughterhouses police themselves despite the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. To sum it up: […]

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Spanish fashion giant Zara says it will make all of its clothes from sustainable fabrics by 2025

Spanish fashion giant Zara is going all green, and says it’s pledging to make all of its clothes from sustainable fabrics by 2025, according to CNN: “All of the cotton, linen and polyester used by Zara will be organic, sustainable or recycled by 2025, parent company Inditex announced this week. “The Spanish retail conglomerate said […]

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Tiny Houses company wins sustainability award for providing practical solution to environmental issues

Ever just want to move your house with you wherever you go and be off-the-grid and energy independent at the same time? Well, tiny houses are not just for the homeless, and one company that constructs them just won an award for environmental sustainability. Tiny houses began as an idea to shelter the homeless but […]

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Outdoor clothing company Patagonia donates $10 million tax cut

Rather than take their $10 million tax break and put it in their pockets, outdoor clothing giant Patagonia chose to give it away in the name of saving the environment. In December 2017, President Donald Trump signed a massive tax cut into law that largely benefits wealthy individuals and corporations. As the law kicked in, […]

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America’s largest grocery store chain will be eliminating its 6 billion plastic bags per year

Days ago, we wrote about the amazing news from Australia, where 80 percent of the use of disposable plastic bags in the country was dramatically cut in just three months time. Two of the largest supermarket chains banned the bags, making a drastic difference and the citizens may vote for leaders promising to do more. […]

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