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United Kingdom airport experiments with reusable coffee cups to reduce waste

Gatwick airport in the United Kingdom is conducting a trial experiment aimed at reducing paper waste at Starbucks by giving travelers the option of using a reusable cup instead. There are already other experiments being tried around the globe to reduce waste, such as Belgium’s attempt to replace take-out food containers with reusable containers people […]

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When it comes to reducing single-use plastics, ALDI tops the list among grocery chains

With 1,864 stores across the nation and growing, popular grocery retail store ALDI has been ranked in first place above all others when it comes to reducing single-use plastics, although there is still much more work to be done. At this point, people around the world are recognizing more and more the threat that single-use […]

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Canada looks to ban single-use plastics by 2021, Trudeau announces

Canada is stepping up to the plate to fight climate change and reduce its production of plastic waste by joining the European Union in banning single-use plastics by 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this week. Our northern neighbor has already banned the keeping of whales and dolphins in captivity, and now, just as the […]

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Kids take U.S. government to court for not addressing the dangers of climate change

On Tuesday, a federal court heard arguments in a case which could force the United States government to finally take climate change seriously and do something to rectify the problem. Juliana vs. United States was filed in 2014 by 21 children and young adults who charge that the “government’s inaction on addressing climate change violated their […]

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Volkswagen rises again by making electric cars even more eco-friendly

“In the darkness, we found the light.” That’s the new tagline in the latest Volkswagen commercial advertising the automaker’s brand new I.D. series based on the iconic van line popular among hippies in the 1970s. Only this vehicle is electric and more eco-friendly than ever before. Volkswagen sure did go through a dark time recently […]

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