Big Win for Planet Earth, New York City Bans Styrofoam


New York City is now the largest city to ban Styrofoam in the United States. Read More The post Big Win for Planet Earth, New York City Bans Styrofoam appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Science Top News

10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Well, let’s have a look at the most important reasons why single-use plastic bags should be banned right now. Quick Navigation for Reasons Why Plastic Shopping Bags Should Be Banned. Bans in other countries. How can you help to ban plastic bags in your area?

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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.

The way to save the planet: shrink the economy

Green (Living) Review

carbon emissions between 2007 and 2013 was due primarily to the growth in fracking ( "When Human Consumption Slows, Planet Earth Can Heal" ). We fight to ban fracking, stop the XL pipeline and divest from fossil fuel companies. Earth economy Planet

Shigeru Ban’s Design Souq pavilion is made entirely of cardboard in Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

Legendary Japanese architect Shigeru Ban built Design Souq – a mobile, recyclable pavilion made entirely out of cardboard that is every bit as sturdy as brick or stone. Design Abu Dhabi Art Festival Cardboard Pavilion green building materials green design Japanese design Shigeru Ban

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Contador's Doping Charges Dropped, One-Year Ban Lifted | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

That’s because the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) overturned their ruling yesterday, clearing him of knowingly using banned drugs. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Turkey Bans 26 Genetically Modified Organisms

Green Prophet

While the United States is completely in bed with companies that manufacture genetically modified organisms (GMOs), countries in other parts of the world are resisting their relentless push to populate the planet with their patented seeds.

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Say No to Plastic with the S.T.O.P. Technique.

Elephant Journal

The recent cover of National Geographic reads, “Planet or Plastic?” Enlightened Society Green Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood ban Justin Hofman mindfulness planet plastic plastic products recycling S.T.O.P It is everywhere in the media.

2018 83

Rosalind Readhead Wants To Be Mayor of London And Ban Private Cars


Will the next mayor of London ban private cars? Mayoral candidate Rosalind Readhead wants to ban private cars in central London, so the streets will be safer and there will be less damaging pollution. Why do you want to ban private cars in London?

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Yes, there are benefits.but the costs of monitoring and enforcing a tinkle ban would be enormous

Environmental Economics

In fact, as another paper explains, pretty much all animals are under attack by people, and we may be in the midst of the planet’s sixth mass extinction, with consequences that we don’t yet completely comprehend. (It’s From the Chronicle ( What the Year's Most-Noticed Research Papers Tell Us About Ourselves ): Skim the 100 most-discussed research papers of the past year, put together by the London-based company Altmetric, and you’ll see some of the oddball stuff you might expect.

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EU Regions are planning on banning petrol (gasoline) and diesel cars

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Banning older cars in city center France is the first EU region, as, according to Junker and Co there are, or will be, no longer nations states (member states) in the EU but only regions, to ban older cars, before 1996 or thereabouts, from the center of the cities.

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BPA Chemical Banned from Baby Bottles, Cups in the US

Green Prophet

Yesterday it was announced that BPA, a chemical added to plastics, is now banned in baby bottles and sippy cups across America. What does that mean for the health of babies around the planet?

What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schumann Resonance.

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, October 20, 2010 What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schumann Resonance Have in Common? We are a gestalt culmination of light, wave-pulse, matter and motion resonating with this beloved planet Earth.

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Turkey Bans 26 Genetically Modified Organisms

Green Prophet

While the United States is completely in bed with companies that manufacture genetically modified organisms (GMOs), countries in other parts of the world are resisting their relentless push to populate the planet with their patented seeds.

Plastic Bag Ban In Hawaii

Conservation Hawaii

The old debate is back with a twist: Paper or Plastic or The Planet If you go to the grocery store on Maui or Kauai, don’t be surprised if the clerk doesn’t offer you a plastic bag at checkout. He’s following the law and saving the planet. The “plastic bag ban”, as [.]. He’s not being lazy or discourteous. Business Environment Green Economy Recycling

Cairo’s Fixers: Repairers That Are Helping Heal The Planet

Green Prophet

Yet over the last couple of years, shock reports looking into the dangers of toxic electronics shipped to developing nations has encouraged nations to embrace a total ban on e-waste exports.

2011 98

Iron supplements for the planet

Eco Friendly Daily

Dumping waste is banned through international regulations , although there are exemptions and permits available. A controversial venture is currently underway. A company, Planktos Corporation , is testing the idea that marine plankton are the solution for carbon emissions.

Leonardo DiCaprio Joins Powerful Forces to Rally for a Ban on Beef.

Elephant Journal

The one choice that impacts the planet the most is our. Unfortunately, personal changes like these will make little difference to global warming.

2016 83

California to become first U.S. state to ban plastic bags

Green Blog

29, the state Senate voted 22-15 in support of a statewide ban on plastic bags. That last note clashes with the words of Republicans, who have opposed the ban , claiming it will cause job losses for bag manufacturers.

6 simple, pain-free ways to ditch plastics

Green Prophet

Until the rest of the world wakes up and follows the French ban on single-use plastics , let’s all take control of our own behavior and ditch dump-filling fodder. Like the turtle, this planet can’t digest plastic. It’s painless, and saving the planet feels good.

Breast Cancer Fund’s Janet Nudelman Breaks Down BPA Dangers: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

Support the “Ban Poisonous Additives Act” and other federal policy initiatives that would require the FDA to more strictly regulate the safety of food packaging. The post Breast Cancer Fund’s Janet Nudelman Breaks Down BPA Dangers: Heroines for the Planet appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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Young Egyptian Designers Use Fashion to Change Our Plastic Habits

Green Prophet

Each country has its different climate which, in turn, influences and creates different cultures, but in the end, we all live on the same planet. Y/R: Unfortunately, in some Arab countries like Jordan, Palestine, Morocco, and Lebanon, bans on plastic bag don’t exist.

A global manifesto for a happier planet

The Green Changemakers

The Happy Planet Index : [link] The HPI is an innovative measure that shows the ecological efficiency with which human well-being is delivered around the world. Steering towards success No single country listed in the Happy Planet Index has everything right. happy-planet-index-2-0.pdf

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High Fructose Corn Syrup IS Bad for Your Kidney, Liver and the Planet (but can be Funny Too)!

Eco Chic

The people that are pushing HFCS as OK are in the same book as those folks who fought smoking bans for all those years. Tags: Food X Issues X Planet X health HFCS kidney liver Michael Pollan New York Times processed food The original SHAMEFUL ad that was showing during the spring and early summer. Really. Anyone with even a modicum of concern about what they eat (or what their family eats) has cut out high fructose corn syrup. WHY is HFCS so bad for us?

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Heroines for the Planet: Author Susan Freinkel Digs Up Plastic’s Secret History

Eco Chic

That ambivalence is one reason the plastics industry has managed so successfully to fight proposals to ban or restrict the bags. Support legislation aimed at restricting or banning single-use products like shopping bags. Have a look around you.

2011 83

The world’s economic model is suicide, says UN Secretary General

Green Blog

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon challenged world leaders at the World Economic Forum to “make major changes – in our lifestyles, our economic models, our social organization, and our political life.&#.

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It's The Beginning Of The End For Plastic Bags In Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

Taking the threat of plastic bags seriously, Abu Dhabi is preparing for the 2013 total ban with a plastic-free weekend.

Simple Ways to Save Money (and the Planet) at Work

The Green Changemakers

You can become a new office hero by suggesting ways for your employer to save money while helping out the planet. At the least, ask that your boss consider reversing a ban on plants, if you work in one of the unfortunate places with such a strict policy. from E - The Environmental Magazine It can be hard to get back into the swing of things at work after the cheer of the holiday season.

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Galactic Party at the Lord Nelson Hotel!

The Alien Next Door

Imagine a royal palace on an alien planet in a galaxy far far away…add hundreds of bizarre and wonderfully costumed aliens from all over the universe and you have Hal-Con at the Lord Nelson Hotel. What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schu.

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The Durban climate deal saves the talks, but not the climate

Green Blog

With only three days left of negotiations, UN chief Ban Ki-moon even warned that an agreement would probably be “beyond our reach – for now.”. “It may be true, as many say: the ultimate goal of a comprehensive and binding climate change agreement may be beyond our reach – for now,” Ban Ki-moon said. The hopes that COP17 would result in a new and strong climate deal were, to be frank, extremely low if not nonexistent.

5 Women of Color Who Remade the World as We Know It

Eco Chic

Malala Yousafzei championed women’s education rights in her native northwest Pakistan, where the Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. March is Women’s History Month, when we look back at the myriad contributions that women have made to the U.S. and beyond.

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Microplastics in our lungs linked to Covid-19 surge?

Green Prophet

Most of us didn’t get the message with the planet heating up. Global warming was one message for the way humanity is scaling its growth on a planet that once seemed so giant, which now seems very small. The gold dust bought at Walmart may make your graduation photo pretty.

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Bottled water is becoming obsolete

Green Life Smart Life

Bottled water is getting banned. Tags: Food Good for the Planet Green Green Products Health Recycling Safety Water bottled water DEHA gavin newsom New York City san francisco tap water San Francisco’s mayor, Gavin Newsom has stopped the city government from using money to supply municipal workers with bottled water. New York City launched a champagne ad to encourage residents and tourists to stop using bottled water and drink the tap water.

Surfrider Portland Chapter Fundraiser & Film Premiere Event: Clean Bin Project. May 4th – 7pm

Wend Magazine

Sweet raffle items from Oregon businesses like Bamboo Sushi, Laughing Planet, Cleanline Surf Shop, KEEN, eNRG Kayaking and more will be for sale too—so please bring cash! This multiple award winning, festival favorite, Clean Bin Projec t, has been inspiring audiences across North America.

Some no-no’s of taking it to go

Green Life Smart Life

I am always amazed when eating out when my leftovers are brought to me in some kind of awful Styrofoam container…in fact many us cities like Seattle and Oakland have begun to ban the use of Styrofoam in restaurants and grocery stores. Tags: Food Good for the Planet Green Green for Business going green Green Products reduce reuse recycle Sustainability

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'Extraordinary' levels of pollutants found in 10km deep Mariana trench

Green (Living) Review

Presence of manmade chemicals in most remote place on planet shows nowhere is safe from human impact, say scientists Scientists have discovered “extraordinary” levels of toxic pollution in the most remote and inaccessible place on the planet – the 10km deep Mariana trench in the Pacific Ocean.

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Jetting around the world to save the climate

Green (Living) Review

But hey, the motorcar must be banned, wood burning for heating and cooking stopped, and people must stop eating meat; that will save the climate and the Planet. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Or how else should one interpret the annual COP gatherings?

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Recovery: Saving Loons from Lead Fishing Tackle

Nature Conservancy - Science

It works like this: zebra and quagga mussels from eastern Europe concentrate naturally occurring botulism bacteria, among the planet’s most lethal toxins. New Hampshire’s ban, strengthened in 2016, outlaws use and sale of lead sinkers and jigs weighing an ounce or less.

2016 114

Imperfect vegetables back on the EU table

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Unbeknown to many in the European Union, I am sure, fruits and vegetables deemed unattractive or imperfect such as knobby carrots and overly-curvy cucumbers were actually banned from being sold to consumers. This ban.

Serious Effects of Plastic Pollution on Human Health


The EU has taken steps to ban the use of BPA in baby bottles and some EU member states have taken restrictions further. Some of these substances have been banned by the UN due to the detrimental effects they had to the environment and human health. Most of us grew up in an age where.

2018 87

Help the Environment by Avoiding These Single-Use Plastics


Due to our tendency of taking the easy way out, our beloved planet is taking a massive hit. There are loads of businesses taking the initial stride towards banning plastic straws and replacing them with metal straws, or even paper straws, to push for a cleaner tomorrow.

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How Big is Your Plastic Footprint?

Wend Magazine

With more and more bans and fees on one-use plastic bags being instated throughout the U.S., and across the world, it seems like a lot more of the general public are rising to the occasion to make the planet a better place to live.

Joan Jett Calls For Hearings On Seal Imports To Be Made Public


Compassionate people everywhere celebrated when the European Union banned seal imports. Now, the World Trade Organization has decided to formally hear Canada and Norway’s arguments against the EU’s ban.

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