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Plastic vs. Reusable Bags: Which Bag Is Best?

Green Home,Environmental Actvitism,Sustainable Living,Reusable Bags,Susty

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

Did you know that you need to reuse a canvas bag 171 times to mitigate the environmental impacts over a plastic bag? But now, due to the looming threat of climate change and the overfilling of our landfills, more and more people are maki… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 14728 views | Posted on: 08/03/2016 | Last updated: 08/03/2016

Food Waste Progress: Key Companies Embracing“Ugly” Produce

Climate Change,Government Policy,Green Living,Food Sustainability,Food Waste,New York City,National Policy,Walmart,Ugly produce

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

Food waste has become a major problem in the United States. According to the Natural Resources Defense Find, up to 40% of all food in the U.S. is tossed in the trash. Though some food is composted, most of it winds up in landfills where it … more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1188 views | Posted on: 07/22/2016 | Last updated: 07/22/2016

Rethinking the Way We Eat: Disposable, Edible Spoons

Sustainable Living,Green Living,Sustainable Food,Bakeys,Edible Cutlery

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

As a society on the go, we’re constantly running from one event to the next, and it often happens that we’re out and about during peak meal or snack times. So we’ll either bring food with us to an event or afternoon out or we’ll sto… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 919 views | Posted on: 07/19/2016 | Last updated: 07/19/2016

Food Waste is Real: Half Of All Food Produced in America Is Discarded

Environment,Green Living,World Resources Institute,Conservation,Food Waste,Imperfect Produce

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

Did you know that the average American family of four wastes 1,160 pounds of food every year (roughly a quarter of all the food they buy)? Or that the average american throws away 20 pounds of food every month, losing between $28 and $43? O… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1075 views | Posted on: 07/15/2016 | Last updated: 07/15/2016

Climate Refugees: A Call For International Relocation Action

Climate Change,Environment,COP21,Climate Displacement,Climate Refugees,Climate Relocation,UNHCR,resettlement proposal

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

The world is facing a new and ugly reality of anthropogenic climate change. As the planet warms, we’re seeing the sea levels rise, storms grow stronger and more variable, and fresh water supplies dwindle. In the past, when the use of foss… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1433 views | Posted on: 07/12/2016 | Last updated: 07/12/2016

The First US Climate Change Refugees - A New Reality

Climate Change,United States,Climate Displacement,Climate Refugees,Relocation Efforts,Isle de Jean Charles

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

To many Americans, the idea of “climate refugees” and displacement due to rising sea levels and changing environmental conditions seems like an impossible fantasy that only happens in far off Island nations. But this no longer solely af… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1310 views | Posted on: 07/12/2016 | Last updated: 07/12/2016

Volkswagen to Redirect its Focus onto the Electric Vehicle Market

Errors and Emissions,Electric Vehicles,cars,vehicles,market,Volkswagen,Batteries,Electric Batteries,company

by JackSawyer Student

Volkswagen, the car manufacturer that was caught for cheating emission tests last year, plans to redirect its business into the electric vehicle market. By targeting this segment, Volkswagen is attempting to fix its tainted image and conque… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1049 views | Posted on: 07/10/2016 | Last updated: 07/10/2016

Weekday Vegetarianism and Meatless Mondays: Dietary Trends To Help Save The Planet

Climate Change,Sustainable Living,Green Living,healthy living,Food Sustainability,Vegetarianism,Ted Talks,Meatless Monday

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

The evidence is clear that being a vegetarian is better for the environment, for animals, and even for our own health. Though we’ve heard this repeatedly, it can still be difficult to make the “veggie” switch in a culture that thrives… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1773 views | Posted on: 07/08/2016 | Last updated: 07/08/2016

The War on Coal - How Environmentalism is Harming Its Own Cause in Appalachia

by Ian S.D.

In the Appalachian region of America, Kentucky, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania, the economy is greatly influenced by the coal industry. This region alone produces roughly 66% of all coal in America, and across Appalachia there are … more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 832 views | Posted on: 07/07/2016 | Last updated: 07/08/2016

Norway Plans to Ban All Fossil Fuel Based Vehicle Sales by 2025

eco friendly,clean energy,Renewable Energy

by Higgins_James Student

Norway plans to ban all fossil fuel based vehicle sales and production by 2025. The country’s four main political parties have agreed to formulate a policy and to work together on this matter. Norway, the world’s leading country in adop… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 809 views | Posted on: 07/06/2016 | Last updated: 07/06/2016

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