“A supermarket in Amsterdam has an aisle with more than 700 grocery items — and no plastic”

“A supermarket in Amsterdam opened Wednesday with an aisle that has more than 700 grocery items — and no plastic. The store, Ekoplaza, said it is the first of its kind to have an entire aisle without plastic… Read More

“Five myths about recycling”

“From the kitchen table to the editorial pages, people have been debating the merits of recycling for decades. Does it really save energy and money? Can I recycle that yogurt cup or juice box? At the same time,… Read More

“Sustainable, plant-based Legos are coming. They’ll still hurt when you step on them”

The Lego Group announced pieces such as leaves, bushes and trees will be made of a plant-based plastic using sugarcane. https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2018/03/02/sustainable-plant-based-legos-coming-theyll-still-hurt-when-you-step-them/388118002/

“Companies Use Absurd Packaging That Contributes to America’s Waste Problem”

“Packaging makes up about 30% of solid waste in America. Products are placed in packages that are then put in larger packages that often end up as litter. People should buy products from stores with sustainable packaging.” https://www.attn.com/stories/19337/companies-use-absurd-packaging-contributes-americas-waste-problem

“Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? It Smells Like Fish to Them”

“Speaking from his home in Sussex, England, Nicolson explains how guillemot colonies are information exchange centers; how new research is showing that those ultimate long-distance travelers, the shearwaters, “smell” their way across the globe; and what we can… Read More

“Seven charts that explain the plastic pollution problem”

‘”This is a planetary crisis… we are ruining the ecosystem of the ocean,’ UN oceans chief Lisa Svensson told the BBC this week. But how does this happen, where is most at risk and what damage does this plastic… Read More

“David Attenborough says world must act now on plastic after witnessing its impacts filming Blue Planet II”

“More than eight million tonnes of plastic reaches the sea every year. There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, and 99 per cent of the planet’s seabirds will have eaten some. Humans are… Read More

“Warriors Against Waste: These Restaurants And Bars Are Aiming For Zero”

“Zero waste has become a sort of buzzword in the foodie world recently. From San Francisco to New York, London to Amsterdam, restaurateurs are challenging themselves to reduce the staggering amount of food waste that the industry generates… Read More

“Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions”

Here’s answers to the most commonly asked question about climate change. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/climate/what-is-climate-change.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

“The Top 20 Coolest Schools”

“These schools are ahead of the curve when it comes to sustainability.” https://sierraclub.org/sierra/cool-schools-2017/top-20