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Dana Gunders of NextCourse on the future of food waste reduction 15.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
"People like to see that their employers are working on something like food waste reduction," Gunders says.
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Think PFAS in food packaging are safe simply because FDA accepted their use? Think again. 13.11.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director and Maricel Maffini, Ph.D., Consultant Per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS)—recently dubbed “forever chemicals”—have received a large amount of national attention, mostly due to contamination of drinking water affecting millions of Americans. Since June 2019, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its testing results from three studies, […]
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Is the global quest to end plastic waste a circular firing squad? 4.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
There's tremendous progress toward eliminating single-use plastic packaging. Why are activists so unhappy?
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Does fast fashion have to die for the environment to live? 3.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The clothing industry is responsible for about 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions and consumes more energy than aviation and shipping combined, the U.N. says.

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How deep sleep may help the brain clear Alzheimer's toxins 3.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A study of the brains of people while sleeping sheds some light on the mysterious link between sleep problems and Alzheimer's disease. The flow of cerebrospinal fluid through the brain appears to be the key.
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A Carbon-Neutral Land Sector by 2040? Here's How to Get There 28.10.2019 WRI Stories
A Carbon-Neutral Land Sector by 2040? Here's How to Get There Comments|Add Comment|PrintDeforestation in Madagascar. Photo by Jonathan Talbot, WRI The 1.5 mark holds special resonance in the climate struggle. In the Paris Agreement, Parties agreed to try to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius for the best chance at avoiding the worst impacts of climate change. This August, a special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change unveiled another 1.5 mark: temperatures over... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Lumber salvaged from Baltimore’s houses and trees creates jobs and cuts wood waste 25.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Plus, shared stewardship may increase social cohesion and promote community development.
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Opinion: Will California do for dangerous plastic what it did for toxic air? 21.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We're drowning in plastic pollution. We have to stop discarding things like plastic bags, water bottles and cigarette butts — all made with petroleum formed over millions of years — after a few minutes of use.

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Here’s what could go wrong with the circular economy — and how to keep it on track 18.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
We must make sure that increasing the efficiency of our industrial systems doesn't lead to more consumption.
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Key ingredients for scaling circular reuse business models 18.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
It’s time to build this concept into our cultural and behavioral norms. Here are five things to consider.
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Are paper bottles a solution to reduce plastic waste? 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Brewing giant Carlsberg debuted new bottle prototypes made from sustainably sourced wood fibers, which it claims are fully bio-based and recyclable.
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How Zest Labs is tracking produce to reduce waste 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The company uses sensors to provide data about a product's shelf life.
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Meet the Startups Helping India’s Cities Save Water, Reduce Energy and Better Manage Waste 16.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
As cities across India contend with rapid outward expansion and growth, critical urban services are lagging behind, impacting long-term environmental sustainability, public health and quality of life. Rapid urbanization and the realities of climate change require the implementation of solutions ...
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Newsletter: Fires and fury 11.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Fires and Fury On a day when utilities turned off power to millions to reduce the chance of a spark, a dump truck driver who hastily offloaded burning trash on the side of a Riverside County highway started a fire that burned dozens of residences in a mobile home park.

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Why U.S. cities like Minneapolis are banning new fast-food drive-thrus 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Most of the bans aim to curb emissions and protect pedestrians. The bans are also sometimes touted as a way to help fight obesity, but past studies suggest they don't have that effect.
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Unilever sets goals to reduce its plastic use and support a 'waste-free world' 10.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The consumer goods giant pledges to halve its use of virgin plastic.
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Circularity and the 45 percent climate solution 8.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
Can the circular economy close the gap on climate emissions? A new report says it can.
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4 ways to cut campus food waste, from colleges to corporates 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector.
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 5.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Baltimore, like many post-industrial cities, confronts novel challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by more than a third, resulting from a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, and discriminatory policies or housing and lending ...
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Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste 4.10.2019 WRI Stories
Lumber Salvaged from Baltimore’s Row Houses and City Trees Creates Jobs and Cuts Wood Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintUrban trees in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. Photo by Paul Gardner/Flickr Like many post-industrial cities, Baltimore faces a variety of challenges. Once the sixth largest city in the U.S., Baltimore’s population has contracted by over a third as a result of a complex suite of factors including job loss, economic decline, discriminatory housing and lending practices and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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