Good News Friday: Tetra Pak is developing an all paper straw

From: https://www.tetrapak.com/about/newsarchive/paper-straws-for-portion-packages Plastic straws are a common pollutant in our oceans, so Tetra Pak's commitment to create a paper straw for their individual cartons is a really big deal. You would actually be able to recycle these straws along with the carton. Those tiny plastic straws that are currently attached to the individual cartons are …

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Good News Friday: Wrangler Promotes Sustainable Soil Health

https://www.wrangler.com/sustainability/land/seeding-soils-potential.html It's not every day we see a major corporation advocate for the environment. Even more rare is it to see this focused primarily on building soil health, not through fertilization, but through cover crop, no-till agriculture, and crop rotation over continuous monoculture. Wrangler is doing just that. Click their link above to read more. …

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Good News Friday: Apple Now 100% Renewable Powered World Wide

Read Apple's announcement here: https://nr.apple.com/dE4b7u4G0X Following Google's lead, Apple has announced that Apple is now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy. As part of its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment, Apple today announced its global facilities are powered with 100 percent clean energy. This achievement includes retail stores, offices, data centers …

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Gardening: Truly Non-Toxic Pest Control

The Problem with Common "Organic" Solutions When new to gardening, you will undoubtedly face a slew of pests on your tender edibles. Aphids, spider mites, squash bugs, tomato horn worms, and more will likely take up residence in your lush new outdoor food factory. What a lot of gardeners do is freak out and try …

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