Delhi bans disposable plastics

Green (Living) Review

In December 2016, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) voted to pass a law banning the use of all disposable plastics throughout the national capital region. Other wish there had been more time to get used to the idea of such a ban.

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Calcutta bans bicycles

Green (Living) Review

Calcutta bans bicycles in an apparent attempt to check bombing terror by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Just when you think you have heard and seen it all and then along comes something like that from a city where bicycles vastly outnumber cars. India cycle ban cycles Kolkata Calcutta bicycles

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60,000 Humans have already been Banned. One Human just Stopped it—for Now.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Featured Events WAYLON: Today Only executive order immigration ban james robart love trumps hate muslim Muslim ban no ban refugee refugee ban seattle judge trumpThanks Judge Robart!

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Plastic Bag Bans around the World

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Countries that have banned plastic bags. The first country to implement a full ban on plastic bags was Belgium in 2007. Since then many countries have begun to follow suit with country wide bans, local / partial bans, and taxes or disincentives on using plastic bags.

Detroit Bans Fracking

Sustainability Ninja

Detroit’s City Council has made history in Michigan by becoming the first in the state to pass a resolution supporting a ban on fracking. Detroit sent a strong message indicating that a ban on fracking is necessary to protect public health and preserve Michigan’s natural resources,” said Lynna Kaucheck of Food & Water Watch. The time to ban fracking in Michigan is now.”. Eco News detroit bans fracking

To Those who Support the Immigrant Ban: I Want to Listen.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only dialogue make america great again Muslim ban non-partisan politics opposition support immigrant ban Trump SupportersI want to learn.

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France Bans Genetically Modified Corn

Sustainability Ninja

France has temporarily banned the planting of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, ominously called MON810. Agriculture france ban GM corn monsanto yieldgardDue to the proximity of the planting season,” said Agriculture Minister Bruno Le Maire in a press release last week, the country has “decided to take a precautionary measure to temporarily prohibit the cultivation of maize MON810 on the national territory to protect the environment.”.

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The Banned Super Bowl Ad that We Needed to See.

Elephant Journal

84 Lumber Super Bowl Commercial banned build a wall controversy fox immigrants immigration mindfullness political Sarah Norrad Super Bowl Super Bowl 2017When asked about the intent for creating the commercial, the advertising company's response was, "to generate national awareness.crea.

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Norway becomes first country to ban deforestation

Green (Living) Review

Norway has become the first country to stop clear-cutting of trees, a huge step toward curbing global deforestation. At the rate we are going, the world's rain forests could completely vanish in 100 years.

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San Francisco bans fur, continues exploitation

Eccorazzi

city to ban the sale of fur, following in the tracks of cities like West Hollywood and Berkeley, who take no stance on the sale of meat or dairy… or most other forms of exploitation. San Francisco has become the largest U.S.

GardenToolbox & The Hosepipe Ban

Green (Living) Review

GardenToolbox one of the UK's leading online retailers of gardening tools and equipment has recently divulged their thoughts on the recent hosepipe ban; both implementation and removal. This meant that people could water their plants without fear of breaching the hosepipe ban.

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France aims to ban plastic cups, plates and cutlery

Green (Living) Review

But the proposed ban is not without controversy by Michael Smith (Veshengro) France's latest efforts to reduce pollution, especially in the form of plastic waste, will also affect picnickers in parks and countryside. It follows a ban on plastic bags, in place since July.

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France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic. It’s The part of the nation’s Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, which will also carry out a ban on plastic bags in grocery shops and markets beginning in July.

California Bans Ivory

Eccorazzi

California Governor Jerry Brown signed state assembly bill AB 96 into law yesterday, which officially bans the sale of virtually all elephant ivory and rhino horn in the state. Though Read More The post California Bans Ivory appeared first on Ecorazzi.

NYC To Ban Smoking In Parks, Beaches And Times Square

Sustainability Ninja

The smoking ban will cover 1,700 parks and 14 miles of public beaches plus boardwalks, marinas and pedestrian plazas like Times Square. The ban goes into effect 90 days after Bloomberg signs the bill, and he has 20 days to do it. Eco News new york city bans smoking smoking ban new york smoking ban times square

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Banning Books: What this Means for Our Youth.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) banning books censorship children's education libraries tabooCensorship does not protect our children. We should teach our children to.

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Colorado Bans Greyhound Racing

Eccorazzi

This makes Colorado the 39th state in America to ban greyhound racing! Read More The post Colorado Bans Greyhound Racing appeared first on Ecorazzi. This week, Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law the prohibition of greyhound racing in Colorado.

India Bans Shark Finning

Eccorazzi

The country recently banned animal testing for cosmetics products, and banned shows featuring captive dolphins and orcas. Read More The post India Bans Shark Finning appeared first on Ecorazzi. There has been some great news for animals coming out of India lately.

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Pro Surfers Assault Fellow Wave Rider, Both Banned from Upcoming.

Wend Magazine

Garcia has been banned from competing in his next event, the ASP 4-Star Burton Toyota Pro in Newcastle, Australia. One Response to “Pro Surfers Assault Fellow Wave Rider, Both Banned from Upcoming Events&# T. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Hong Kong Bans Shark Fin Soup and Bluefin Tuna

Green Prophet

But now the government has instituted a new ban that could reduce consumption of both. “WWF-Hong Kong congratulates the HKSAR government for issuing a shark fin and bluefin tuna ban for their official dining,” the group announced in a press release.

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To Those who Support the Immigration Ban: I Want to Listen.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only dialogue make america great again Muslim ban non-partisan politics opposition support immigrant ban Trump SupportersI want to learn.

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Driving ban for combine harvesters in Germany

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In a number of German states and counties a driving ban is being considered or already put in force banning combine harvesters from the roads between 1500 hours on Friday and 0900 hours on Monday to allow holiday traffic free flow.

The “Muslim Ban” & Closed Borders: How to Restore our Compassion.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only awareness change Closed Boarders compassion family German TV happiness healing Health & Wellness life mindfulness Muslim ban politics refuge refugee choir refugees relationships Syria Syrian refugees TravelThese refugees who’ve fled their war-stricken countries might be silent most of the time, because they’re trying to settle in a foreign country, whose culture differs so dramatically from their own.

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Pesticide Action Network UK welcomes new European Citizens’ Initiative to ban glyphosate

Green (Living) Review

Wednesday, 8 th February, sees the launch of a European Citizens Initiative (ECI) calling on the European Commission to ban the controversial weed killer glyphosate, reform the pesticide approval procedure and set EU-wide mandatory reduction targets for pesticide use.

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Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

Eccorazzi

Denmark chose animal rights over religion Monday by enacting a sweeping ban on the religious slaughter of animals. The new regulation banning the religious slaughter of animals was signed into Read More The post Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Thoreau’s town bans single-use plastic bottles!

Indigenize

All My Relations Announcements ban bottles Concord environment health nature news plastic pollution single-use toxinsSome very excellent news! Here we see a political action in service of the health of both people and our environment. And what a perfect place to do it: the hometown of Henry David Thoreau. Thank you, Concord, Mass, for carrying on his legacy of visionary activism. This action will mean less plastic building up [.].

Success! Los Angeles Bans Bullhooks

Eccorazzi

LA City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of cruel bullhooks by any circus performing within city limits. Los Angeles Bans Bullhooks appeared first on Ecorazzi. Read More The post Success! Animals Causes Entertainment Featured News

Jordan bans plastic bags, joining Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE

Green Prophet

The Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) announced plans to ban the use of plastic bags starting next year. No word on what constitutes “greener” substitutes, nor how the ban will be enforced. Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE ban plastics too.

France’s ban of faux-meat branding won’t stop veganism

Eccorazzi

France has banned the use of terms traditionally associated with meat in describing vegetarian or vegan products, no matter how clear the branding or description. And speaking of pork, is France going to ban that word from being used to describe the carcass of a pig?

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Opening Our Eyes to the Children of Syria.

Elephant Journal

If this image seems like too much to bear, remember this: Enlightened Society Family Inspiring (Wow) immigration ban Muslim ban President Trump refugee refugee ban Save the Children Syrian Chemical Attack

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This South Korean neighborhood banned cars for a month — and people loved it

Green (Living) Review

In August 2013, the neighborhood of Haenggung-dong in South Korea banned cars for an entire month. Busy, traffic-clogged streets became filled with pedestrians, bicyclists, and children at play.

New York City Outdoor Smoking Ban Starts

Sustainability Ninja

Eco News nyc smoking banA law which Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed in February will make smoking illegal in New York City’s 1,700 parks and on the city’s 14 miles of public beaches. Smoking will also be prohibited in pedestrian plazas like Times Square. Cigarette butts account for 75% of the litter found on New York City beaches, according to a news release from Bloomberg’s office.

California To Ban Shark Finning

Sustainability Ninja

A measure to ban the practice of shark finning has achieved final passage on a bipartisan vote in the state of California. The new law will ban the sale, purchase or possession in California of shark fins, which are consistently used in Chinese cooking. Eco News shark fin ban california shark finning

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Portland City Council Approves Plastic Bag Ban

Sustainability Ninja

Portland has joined a growing list of cities that have banned plastic bags. The ban applies to supermarkets with $2 million or more in gross annual sales plus stores with pharmacies and at least 10,000 square feet of space. Eco News portland plastic bag banThe Portland City Council unanimously (5-0) approved an ordinance this week that prohibits plastic shopping bags at major grocers and certain big-box stores. The new rules will take effect October 15th.

Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities

Green Home Blog

Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities. Carolina, a city along the Atlantic coast in a state which, in late June of 2009, passed a bag ban, S.L The photo above depicts 60,000 plastic bags, the number used in the U.S. every five seconds. Photo by Chris Jordan.

Banned Four Loko Drink Turned Into Ethanol Fuel

Sustainability Ninja

Every can of the now banned Four Loko makes about 2.8 that recycles ethanol, which is what they intend to do with the banned beverages. Eco News four loko banned four loko ethanol four loko fuelounces of ethanol alcohol. That means that every four cases could produce a little more than a gallon of ethanol alcohol.

Banned pesticides pose a greater risk to bees than thought, EU experts warn

Green (Living) Review

But far from supporting the British case, the advisory expert assessment will add to pressure for an extension of the ban to apply to fruit orchards after blooming, and crops gown in greenhouses, Greenpeace says.

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Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting

Eccorazzi

Costa Rican legislators signed a bill after a two year battle that will ban dog fighting in the country. Read More The post Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Council bans gardeners from selling fruit and veg grown on allotments

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Plastic Bag Fighting California Ban.

Elephant Journal

More on Plastic Bags and (Inevitable) Bans. From Factory Direct Promos: Will California Become the First State to Officially Ban Single Use Plastic Bags? From elephant journal: If You Love Animals, Boycott Plastic Bags. From Yes!