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California implements revolutionary new utility model for gas leaks 22.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
California implements revolutionary new utility model for gas leaks
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MN Supreme Court: St. Paul voters can decide trash question 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Supreme Court ordered St. Paul’s trash question to be included on the ballot in the Nov. 5 election, upholding a lower court’s ruling.
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Tides of change: The global shift from single-use plastics 22.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Manufacturers, brands and governments partner to eliminate plastics and close the loop on sustainable supply chains.
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Op-Ed: My restaurant shifted away from plastics. Requiring the same of others would be good for California 19.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Plastic packaging is the easy choice for restaurants. A new law would require a shift to products better for the environment.

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New Permian data show how worst offenders prevent progress on flaring 14.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Permian data show how worst offenders prevent progress on flaring
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How to create a ripple effect from your sustainability team 10.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Looking to get your company to embed sustainability across its operations? Here's how to get buy-in.
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The top 10 stories to catch you up on the hottest sustainability news in 2019 — so far 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Find out what the GreenBiz community has been reading this year with our roundup of 10 most-read stories.
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The circular economy giant you've never heard of is planning a major expansion 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The shipping and logistics arm of Brambles promises to make supply chains greener, smarter and more efficient.
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Farm fresh: using new packaging technologies to prevent food loss in agriculture 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Increasing access for farmers to use the tech could unlock fresher and more abundant food for many populations.
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Train station experiment reveals one way to counteract bias against Muslims 7.8.2019 LA Times: Science

People were less willing to help a woman who dropped her belongings if she appeared to be Muslim, unless they'd seen her signal her respect for social norms.

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Ingersoll Rand's new plan for giving its products a second life 30.7.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Its mindset is the polar opposite of the planned obsolescence strategy that drives many consumer electronics manufacturers.
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Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Ditch Ties to Plastics Industry Association Following Pressure From Greenpeace: 'A Victory for Every Person That Spoke Up' 24.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Organization has lobbied for states to prohibit plastic bans across the country as companies attempt to reduce waste.
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Editorial: Why is it taking so long to hire L.A.'s homeless to pick up trash? 23.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It shouldn't take two years to set up a pilot program for homeless people to collect trash.

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Twin Metals pitches new method of storing waste at proposed mine near BWCA 18.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
“Dry stack” tailings storage is something that environmental groups have advocated for the much-further-along PolyMet copper-nickel mine project, arguing it’s a safer way to store mine waste. But state regulators have expressed concerns about the technology.
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16 companies rethinking packaging 12.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
These consumer goods companies are embracing packaging innovation.
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Toxic PFAS chemicals in food and food packaging pose risks to grocery stores and big box retailers 8.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
With toxins in food packaging and supplychains, companies are exposed to major financial, reputational and legal liabilities.
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The massive emissions-cutting and cost-saving potential of chemical reuse 2.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
The circular economy and digitalization will be the two most important trends employed by Germany’s chemical industry as it moves towards 2030.
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5 things you should know about the impact of burning trash 28.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Despite the zero waste movement, the case for keeping them open is getting increasingly harder to defend.
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What is your company doing on the “coolest” day of the year?  25.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
What is your company doing on the “coolest” day of the year? 
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MillerCoors working to develop biodegradable rings for beer cans to reduce plastic 25.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Since the 1970s, six-pack plastic rings have been a symbol of harmful waste in the ocean. However, the rings have been a staple for beverage companies to hold canned drinks together. At MillerCoors, one of the oldest beer brewing companies, the plan is to get rid of plastic in favor of a biodegradable option.
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