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Environment Sustainability

Ben & Jerry’s Bans Single-Use Plastics Because ‘We Can’t Recycle Our Way Out of This Problem’

Andrea D. Steffen
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s announces their plan to prevent 2.5 million plastic straws and 30 million plastic spoons from being handed out each year by quickly halting its use of single-use plastics. The
Environment Nature

A Plastic-Eating Fungus Has Been Found In Pakistan

Andrea D. Steffen
The enormous amount of plastics that we manufacture and discard is a defining characteristic of the Anthropocene – the current geological age of human domination over climate and the environment. The same reason it is
Environment Sustainability

250 Major Brands Pledge to Cut All Plastic Waste, But Will They Keep Their Promise?

Andrea D. Steffen
There is an obvious plastic pollution crisis on our hands. Its effects are visible all around us, in some areas of the globe more so than others. The shocking images of choked wildlife and piles
Environment Sustainability

EU Bans Single-Use Plastic by 2021

Andrea D. Steffen
Last year, Nearly 200 countries signed a U.N. resolution to eliminate plastic pollution in the sea. As part of this agreement, all the involved countries (members of the U.N.) accept the task of monitoring the
Environment Innovation Sustainability

Shoes Made Out Of Plastic Bottles To Rid The Oceans Of Plastic

Andrea D. Steffen
Everybody knows that plastic is a major contributor to the planet’s pollution problems. It is also common knowledge that for every problem there is a solution. In the case of pollution caused by plastic waste,

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