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TRAIN Act Colossal Waste of Money, Attempt to Delay Regulations 21.9.2100 Union of Concerned Scientists
The House is expected to take up a bill today, called the TRAIN Act, which would waste $2 million of taxpayer money by mandating redundant cost-benefit analyses of environmental and health regulations.
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San Francisco law restricts restaurants from offering customers disposable foodware 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

San Francisco restaurants are no longer allowed to offer customers plastic utensils or disposable food accessories with their orders.

If customers would like chopsticks, napkins, beverage lids and sleeves, stirrers and straws, they will have to request them with their purchase. That goes for takeout,...

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Can climate change be made simple enough to solve? 2.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
If people don’t believe a problem is solvable, they’re more likely to deny the problem’s existence. How do we overcome that?
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7 ways for cities to slash plastic pollution 18.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's send community cleanup days to the trash heap.
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At fashion's big gathering, calls for inclusivity and circularity 18.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Could we work towards a circular fashion system by deepening our understanding of the positive impact realizable on humans across the industry?
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5 things we learned about urban transformation 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The participants in the WRI Ross Prize for Cities showed how innovative new visions for cities' futures can be.
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EDF, Allies Ask Court to Reinstate BLM Protections against Wasting Natural Gas on Public and Tribal Land 10.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF, Allies Ask Court to Reinstate BLM Protections against Wasting Natural Gas on Public and Tribal Land
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Gabriel Halimi wants to make sure you never waste a drop of water 9.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Gabriel Halimi, 37, is chief executive of Flo Technologies Inc., a Culver City company that he founded with his father, Henry, who invented the firm’s central device. Flo’s smart detector connects to a home’s main water supply line and employs proprietary AI technology to monitor use and determine...

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California has to stop thinking small in the fight against plastic trash 8.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

There’s no doubt that the tiny plastic shampoo and lotion bottles provided to hotel customers are extravagantly wasteful. At most, they contain enough product for a couple of uses before they are tossed. But they represent just a small drop in the ocean-sized environmental disaster of single-use...

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For Danone, Business And Environmental Goals Are One And The Same 6.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
For Danone, Business And Environmental Goals Are One And The Same
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When Minnesota cities take over trash collection, they take heat. But sometimes it pays off 5.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There's an ongoing battle over the freedom to decide who hauls trash away. Like St. Paul, some Minnesota cities have struggled to control trash collection, but others have made it a part of their broader efforts to help the environment.
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Denver mayoral race: Jamie Giellis and Michael Hancock on the issues 31.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Mayor Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis have broad similarities in their visions for Denver, but their platforms promise different approaches to the city's biggest issues.
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Washington state legalizes ‘human composting’ 22.5.2019 LA Times: Nation

Washington has become the first state to legalize “human composting,” an alternative to conventional burial and cremation that produces topsoil suitable for gardening.

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday permitting the practice, described by proponents as an eco-friendly form of final disposition....

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4 reasons businesses should set sustainable packaging goals 21.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Plus, some practical ideas for achieving them.
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What is it about humans and waste? 18.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Excerpt from a new book on the human condition, from the former CEO of Green Seal.
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5 deep decarbonization trends in China’s industrial sector 16.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Electrification, carbon capture and hydrogen — oh my!
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5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation 15.5.2019 WRI Stories
5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation Comments|Add Comment|PrintMetrocable cars travel to and from the hillside towns of Medellín. Photo by Kyle Laferriere Positive change happens in cities, but it’s often lost in a sea of bad news about air pollution, rising costs of living, traffic jams and inequality. When we launched the WRI Ross Prize for Cities in February 2018, we aimed to spotlight projects that have had a positive transformative impact on their communities and cities. We... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation 15.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Positive change happens in cities, but it’s often lost in a sea of bad news about air pollution, rising costs of living, traffic jams and inequality. When we launched the WRI Ross Prize for Cities in February 2018, we aimed ...
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House Bill would Preserve, Reinstate Critical Oil and Gas Pollution Protections 14.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
House Bill would Preserve, Reinstate Critical Oil and Gas Pollution Protections
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Rat poison is killing California's mountain lions. We need to act 13.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Rats multiply by the millions, transmit horrible diseases and are just about the last thing you’d want to see in your kitchen, attic, garage or office. Densely populated cities with steady supplies of trash are havens for rats. Los Angeles City Hall had an infestation so bad that officials considered...

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