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Scotland Officially Bans Plastic Q-Tips In Latest Effort To Reduce Waste

In yet another win for the environment, Scotland just moved to ban plastic Q-tips, and manufacturers and retailers are already switching to a new material to produce the product, proving that corporations can switch to alternatives. Single-use plastics are a plague upon our world, even being found in the most remote places on Earth as […]

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Peruvian Company Creates Compostable Plates Made From Banana Leaves

A group of young people in Peru recently announced that they have created biodegradable dishes made of banana leaves as a way of reducing the amount of waste found in landfills across the globe, according to Intelligent Living: “(‘Bio Plant’) can decompose within 2 months – it’s completely degraded naturally before the 60 days are […]

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Bulldozers Destroy Iconic Cacti In Arizona To Make Way For Border Wall

The Trump administration is so hell-bent on building a useless and expensive wall along the southern border that it is engaged in wanton destruction of iconic saguaro and organ pipe cacti found in the pristine Sonoran Desert in Arizona. The Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is protected land, but President Donald Trump and his administration […]

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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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First American Gas Station Converts Entirely To Electric Charging Station

As our 19th-century oil and gas industries desperately gasp to remain relevant, a gas station in Maryland has become the first in the United States to convert entirely to an electric charging station in a giant leap toward the future. In the fight against the climate crisis, the global transportation system is going to have […]

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Beef Supplier Gets Busted Buying Cattle From Farmer Guilty Of Amazon Deforestation

While the Amazon rainforest continues to be ruthlessly deforested to make way for cattle ranches, a major beef supplier just got caught purchasing cattle from a farmer who is guilty of deforestation in Brazil. Earth’s greatest defense against climate change is the Amazon rainforest, which already captures the most carbon dioxide in our atmosphere and […]

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Social Unrest Likely Unless Global Food Production Is Transformed, Scientists Warn

A new study from the Food and Land Use Coalition warns that the world has to diversify the current method of food production and consumption or be confronted with supply disruptions that could result in both suffering and social unrest across the globe, according to a report from the World Economic Forum: “A new global […]

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