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Girls Show Adults How it’s Done: to Stop Using Styrofoam School-wide

These two 9-year-olds weren't going to wait around for the adults to do something about their school's waste problem – so they took matters into...

San Francisco Officially Declares Itself a No-Styrofoam Zone

Starting in 2017, San Francisco will pass legislation banning the sale of foam food and retail products in order to protect the environment from further...

Mealworms Love Eating Styrofoam! Breakthrough Discovery Best In 10 Years

Who would have thought that the container used to transport your take-out food could be a meal itself? For the right consumer, it is. Mealworms, scientists...
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10-Year-old Girl’s Petition Moves Jamba Juice to Stop Using Styrofoam

The California company Jamba Juice sells smoothies that are healthy and natural, but relies on an unnatural, unhealthy substance -- styrofoam -- for serving...
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10-Year-old Girl’s Petition Moves Jamba Juice to Stop Using Styrofoam

The California company Jamba Juice sells smoothies that are healthy and natural, but relies on an unnatural, unhealthy substance -- styrofoam -- for serving...

McDonald’s is Finally Ditching One of the Worst Offenders of the Environment

The fast food giant that has served billions recently served up a big announcement: they will finally be phasing out the use of foam...

Dunkin’ Donuts to Eliminate Foam Cups in Stores Worldwide Within Two Years

The company has also sourced the majority of their paper products from recyclable materials as well.

Another Big US City is Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags

This newest piece of legislation is evidence that more and more American communities are taking a direct stance against wasteful plastic pollution.

Expandable Kids Clothing Will Save You Money and Help the Planet

Thousands of tons of baby clothes end up in landfills every year as children get older and outgrow their former outfits – but this...

California Becomes First State to Ban Pet Shop Sales of Non-Rescued Animals

The bill has become the first statewide piece of legislation to take a direct stance against puppy mills and the sale of commercially bred animals.

Kenya Attacks Plastic Bag Problem With Toughest Ban in the World

After 10 years of debate and delay, Kenya has finally approved the world's strictest plastic bag ban. Th ban punishes the import, manufacturing, or selling...

Vancouver to Eliminate Harmful Single-Use Packaging

Vancouver is well on its way to becoming the greenest city in the world – and they are now tackling the arduous problem of...

Woman Hailed for Inventing Foldable Paper Bicycle Helmet

This paper 'honeycomb' EcoHelmet can be manufactured, carried, recycled, and distributed as easily as it can protect the wearer from injury.

Mexico’s Sugary Beverage Tax Likely to Reduce Diabetes, Health Costs

The national 10% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in Mexico is projected to have a substantial impact on the burden of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases,...

These 4 Endangered Flowers Will Not Perish Under Florida Bulldozers

Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, these four breathtaking shrubs will be given a fighting chance against building projects threatening their survival.

This Cheap, Portable Solar Panel Will Be the iPad of Renewables

These new sustainable electric devices are being called real game-changers for a more accessible solar market.

Accidental Discovery: Orange Peels Could Suck Mercury Out of Oceans

Scientists in Australia accidentally stumbled on a substance that can remove toxic mercury from the sea. It’s called limonene, and can be found in...
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World’s Lightest Material Unveiled by US Engineers

A team of engineers claims to have created the world's lightest material. The substance, 100 times lighter than Styrofoam with "extraordinarily high energy absorption"...
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Sustainability and Waste Reduction Win the Day in 23rd Annual Packaging Awards

Winners of the 23rd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, represent breakthrough developments in sustainability from brand giants like Coca Cola, Intel and Heinz. "Sustainability...
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Sustainability and Waste Reduction Win the Day at Packaging Awards

Winners of the 23rd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, represent breakthrough developments in sustainability from brand giants like Coca Cola, Intel and Heinz. "Sustainability...
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