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12 good things that happened for the environment in 2019


Way to cut down on plastic packaging! Robots rejuvenating reefs As we learned in the classic yet highly disturbing film 2001, not all robots are trustworthy. This cactus plastic begins breaking down in a month when placed in soil and only a few days in water.

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The Sierra Club's Top 20 Cool Schools

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This year, the group implemented a reverse osmosis system in a Thai community; it cleans drinking water and eliminates locals’ need for plastic bottles. Thirteen years ago, this ahead-of-its-time cool school eliminated plastic water bottles (though it's had to temporarily suspend the policy due to COVID-19).

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