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  • Feb
    01
    My week of not buying anything in plastic was harder than I thought
    By Sarah Waddington, Mirror Sarah Waddington's week without plastic was harder than she thought it would be (Image: Sarah Waddington/The Herald WS) I challenged myself to last a week without buying plastic, and although I can say I achieved this, my seven days plastic-free taught me more than I ever thought they would. Our lives are full of plastic. Everywhere...
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  • Jan
    05
    Predicting The Biggest Green Trend For 2018
    By Trey Granger, Earth 911 Although Kermit the Frog once sang, “It’s not easy being green,” over the past decade, it sure has been cool to live green. Ever since An Inconvenient Truth debuted in 2006, there seems to be one eco-friendly product or innovation that takes the U.S. by storm each year and enters the mainstream. In many...
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  • Oct
    13
    6 Things You Should Never Recycle
    By Ayn-Monique Klahre, Contributor, kitchn.com I feel like I am a person who is reasonably educated about recycling. I've been doing it since I was a kid, and reporting on it for at least a decade. But to this day, I pause when it's time to put select items in the trash. What's OK to recycle — and what is...
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  • Sep
    15
    Heartbreaking images have emerged of an elephant sifting through mounds of rubbish including plastic bags and used sanitary towels to find something to eat.
    By: Toby Meyjes for Metro.co.uk Heartbreaking images have emerged of an elephant sifting through mounds of rubbish including plastic bags and used sanitary towels to find something to eat. The pictures were taken in West Bengal, India, by photographer Somnath Das as he prepared to travel into the forest to capture footage of the animals in the wild. Instead, he...
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  • Aug
    18
    How Can You Capitalise on Your Decision to be Sustainable?
    By Caterina Sullivan CEO, Global Goals Australia | CEO, Strategic Sustainability Consultants The great news is that you have decided you want to be a sustainable business. This is a fantastic step towards creating a better future for our planet and the people who live here. Your reasons for doing this are those of altruistic motivation; you genuinely care about...
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  • Jul
    30
    Climate change will force today’s kids to pay for costly carbon removal technologies, study says
    By Chelsea Harvey - The Washington Post, July 19, 2017 The longer humans continue to pour carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the closer we draw to leaving the next generation with an unmanageable climate problem, scientists say. A new study, just out Tuesday in the journal Earth System Dynamics, suggests that merely reducing greenhouse gas emissions may no longer be...
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