Good News Friday: National Geographic Ditches Plastic Magazine Wrappers

From: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/06/editor-letter-plastic-planet-waste-pollution-crisis/ As part of their planet or plastic campaign, which aims to inform consumers about plastic waste and encourage cutting out single use plastics, National Geographic has gotten rid of the plastic wrappers on their magazines. Subscribers of their magazine in the U.S., U.K., and India will now receive their magazines wrapped in a …

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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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