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The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Encourages Youth to Save the Planet

Green Living Guy

Established in 2001 by author T. Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is a national award that celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the U.S. and Canada. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant […].

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The Seven Sins of Greenwashing

Green Business Bureau

To this day, BP has still not recovered in value and has been branded a dirty oil company soiled in shame. McDonald’s addressed the environmental issue of plastic pollution by replacing their straws with paper alternatives. However, these new straws weren’t recyclable, whereas the plastic straws were.

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The Seven Sins of Greenwashing

Green Business Bureau

To this day, BP has still not recovered in value and has been branded a dirty oil company soiled in shame. McDonald’s addressed the environmental issue of plastic pollution by replacing their straws with paper alternatives. However, these new straws weren’t recyclable, whereas the plastic straws were.

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Review of ‘A Small Farm Future’ by Chris Smaje

Low Impact

Modern, large-scale agriculture destroys soil and wildlife, and uses vast amounts of fossil fuel energy. Industrial monocultures are destroying ecosystems, poisoning watercourses and removing soil, and don’t produce as much per hectare as small farms anyway. It’s not something that can continue if we want to survive, let alone thrive.

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12 good things that happened for the environment in 2019

AGreenLiving

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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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

The leader in water, hygiene and energy services sells to a diverse collection of institutions such as hospitals, food and beverage providers, as well as heavy industry including power plants and plastic manufacturers. Ecolab says it helped its customers save enough water in 2018 equivalent to the needs of 600 million people.

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The Sierra Club's Top 20 Cool Schools

Green Market Oracle

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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