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New York City Public Schools Ban All Processed Meat

While most children love hot dogs and bologna sandwiches, they won’t be getting them if they attend public schools in New York City, Tree Hugger reports: “New York City council is taking students’ health seriously. Earlier this year, mayor Bill de Blasio announced the introduction of Meatless Mondays, when all meals served in 1,700 schools […]

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France Says All New Rooftops Must Be Covered In Plants Or Solar Power Panels

A law approved recently in France makes it mandatory that new buildings built in commercial zones be partially covered in either plants or solar power panels, the Guardian reports: “The law approved by parliament was more limited in scope than initial calls by French environmental activists to make green roofs that cover the entire surface […]

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Google Employees Sign Open Letter Demanding Company Take Decisive Climate Action

In the fight against the climate crisis, it may seem like disaster is imminent and there’s nothing we can do about it. But people around the world are stepping up to join the battle, and that’s what Google employees want their place of work to do as well. In an open letter to Chief Financial […]

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Argentina Says It’s Willing To Be The ‘Sacrificial Country’ For The World’s Plastic Waste

A recent move by the government of Argentina could make it the new dumping ground for plastic waste from around the planet, and many in the South American nation are saying they have no desire to become the world’s landfill, according to The Guardian: “Argentina has changed its definition of waste in a move that could […]

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Company Makes Sustainable Luggage Using Recyclable Materials To Make Travel Greener

When we think of sustainable travel, our first thoughts are not likely to be of luggage, which is often made using unrecyclable materials. And there’s a lot of it. But a new company called PHOENX hopes to change the industry by manufacturing greener luggage. Based in London, the PHOENX team currently has a campaign on […]

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Fossil Fuel Industry Gets Caught Engineering Polls To Turn Public Against Electric Vehicles

Once again, the fossil fuel industry is trying to fool the public into opposing electric vehicles, this time by engineering misleading polls. And they are getting called out by polling experts. For decades, the fossil fuel industry has ruthlessly held back innovations that would result in the American people relying on it less and less. […]

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Naturalist David Attenborough Advises Younger Generation To Reduce Waste

Most recognized as the voice of multiple wildlife documentary series such as Blue Planet and Planet Earth, Sir David Attenborough is still advocating for the environment at 93-years-old, and now he is advising younger generations to reduce waste. For many decades, our society has developed into a highly materialistic culture that wastes our resources. From […]

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