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Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste

  An alliance of global companies from the plastics, chemicals and CPG value chain has banded together to advance solutions to plastic waste in the environment. On the heels of a massive, multisector commitment to end plastic waste at the source in October; and the UK’s recent announcement that it will now hold companies accountable for recycling and disposal of their packaging, the tidal wave of efforts aimed at ending environmental plastic pollution gained even more steam today with the launch of a new global alliance. The cross-value chain Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), currently comprising 29 member companies (see complete list, below), has committed over US$1 billion, with the goal of investing $1.5 billion over the next five...

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Composting- Made Even Easier

Have you been thinking about trying composting- but it’s way down on your to-do list? We’ll try this lightweight, easy to use composter bin.  Great soil is the beginning of great fruits, vegetables and healthy plants in your garden. Check it out in my Bio or copy this link- #ecofriendlyproduct#compostingbin  

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Greenhouse Gases

A new study published by Science this week, led by WHRC’s Phil Duffy, has found that scientific evidence supporting the EPA’s 2009 Endangerment Finding for greenhouse gases is even stronger and more conclusive now.This finding could strengthen challenges to proposed efforts to rollback emissions standards and carbon emissions regulations in the United States. In the landmark Endangerment Finding the EPA determined that greenhouse gases endanger public health and welfare, which created a legal obligation for the agency to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. The Science paper comes three months after a senior Republican senator said that the Trump Administration might still try to repeal the landmark decision. “When the Endangerment Finding was issued, the evidence supporting...

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