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First Paper Straw Factory in Decades to Open as UK Bans Plastic
Business  (tags: paper straw factory, UK, banning plastic, Transcend Packing, straws, business, environment, GoodNews, Entrepreneurs, marketing, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - inhabitat.com
Transcend Packaging, the owner and operator of the new plant, has already reached out to 1,361 McDonaldâEUR(TM)s restaurants throughout the U.K., as well as other restaurants, to provide them with more environmentally-friendly straws.
Florida Brewery Introduces Biodegradable Edible 6 Pack Rings
Business  (tags: Florida Brewey, Biodegradable, Edible, 6 Pack Rings, Sea Turles, Marine Life, Plastic Pollution, americans, business, environment, ethics, GoodNews, marketing, news, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Fiona
- 18 days ago - wwaytv3.com
A South Florida brewery is now manufacturing and selling its craft beer using eco-6 pack rings to reduce the amount of plastic that is ending up in the ocean. They are edible and can be digested by sea turtles.
Solar-Powered, Weed-Killing Robots Could Save Farmers Billions of Dollars on Herbicides
Business  (tags: americans, business, economy, finance, farming, ethics, environment, government, investments, labor, law, money, politics, society, technology, robots, farmers, herbicides, ethics )

Ricardo
- 26 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
These dexterous robots are getting ready to disrupt the multi-billion dollar pesticide and seed industry by using AI technology to selectively seek and destroy weeds. Currently, farmers are forced to shell out cash for large amounts of......
PETITION - BOYCOTT SIMONS UNTIL THEY STOP SELLING RABBIT FUR
Business  (tags: abuse, business, environment, money, marketing, canada, rabbits, finance )

Lone
- 57 days ago - change.org
Simons, a Canadian, large-scale fashion boutique is currently selling rabbit fur throws and pillows (among other fur items) on their website and in stores.
PETITION - McDonald's Is Polluting Our Oceans
Business  (tags: McDonald's, polluting oceans, plastic straws, business, consumers, ethics, environment, marketing, world )

Lone
- 58 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
**UPDATE: On 28 March 2018 McDonald's announced it is ditching plastic straws from its UK restaurants, phasing them out from May. This is great news, but we need McDonald's to do stop using plastic straws worldwide, so keep signing and sharing
PLEDGE - VIDEO - Take the Boycott Nestlé Pledge - PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: nestle, bottled water, boycott, canada, groundwater, aquifers, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, environment, money, politics, society )

Lone
- 86 days ago - secure.canadians.org
Several parts of Canada have faced long periods of drought in recent years due to climate change. Yet Nestlé, a giant bottled water corporation, continues to pump hundreds of millions of litres of groundwater every year from aquifers
TIME IS NOW TO SIGN. Ask Your State Legislators to Stand Up for Solar Power PLEASE SIGN THIS LETTER.
Business  (tags: Americans, consumers, energy, environment, economy, Entrepreneurs, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 87 days ago - p2a.co
'Next week, our state legislators will vote on LD 1444, a modest bill that protects ratepayers from unfair charges and boosts community solar. ' PLEASE SIGN THIS LETTER.
Tech Giant Microsoft Signs Largest Corporate Solar Agreement in the U.S.
Business  (tags: Solar Power, environment, renewable energy, Microsoft )

Nita
- 89 days ago - ecowatch.com
Microsoft has been powered by 100 percent renewable electricity since 2014. In 2015, the tech giant joined RE100, a global corporate leadership initiative by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, now bringing together 130 ambitious companies.
Oil Firm Ceasing Operations, Leaving Thousands of Untended Alberta Wells | CBC News
Business  (tags: Orphan Wells, Sequoia Resources, Petroleum Companies, Alberta Canada, Alberta Orphan Well Association, business, oil, money, news, energy, environment )

Cat
- 101 days ago - cbc.ca
Why I will never support oil and gas. Sequoia Resources ceasing operations 'imminently' and won't be able to maintain wells and pipelines
PETITION - Tell Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic
Business  (tags: starbucks, plastic, single-use plastic, global crisis, business, consumers, corporate, environment, humans, society )

Lone
- 102 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Starbucks' gross overproduction of single-use plastic items is a major contributor to this global crisis. Any company that claims to care about sustainability must cut down on plastic, but despite years of promises, Starbucks has done almost nothing
Vancouver Aquarium Drops Lawsuit Against Creator of Critical Documentary
Business  (tags: vancouver qquarium, legal battle, filmmaker, documentary, dolphins, whales, captivity, corruption, environment )

Lone
- 103 days ago - ctvnews.ca
VANCOUVER -- The Vancouver Aquarium has dropped its legal battle against a filmmaker whose documentary criticized its practices of keeping dolphins and whales in captivity.
PETITION - SPEAK OUT - Fur Is Dead! 95 Per Cent of London Fashion Week Designers Are Fur-Free
Business  (tags: Fur, london, fashion, designers, collections, fall/winter, business, consumers, environment, ethics, society, world )

Lone
- 125 days ago - peta.org.uk
95 per cent âEUR" including Burberry, Roland Mouret, and Mulberry âEUR" wonâEUR(TM)t be using fur in their autumn/winter 2018 collections.
Coca-Cola And Nestlé To Privatize The Largest Reserve Of Water In South America
Business  (tags: coca-cola, nestle, privatize, water reserves, South America, humans, corporations, natural resources, americans, business, consumers, corporate, environment, money, society, world )

Lone
- 134 days ago - truththeory.com
This issue extends beyond South America, as all humans will be affected by the decision to privatize the second-largest aquifer system in the world. Essentially, the corporations are profiting off a natural resource that should be freely available
Companies Recommit to the Leaping Bunny Program
Business  (tags: companies, leaping bunny program, business, confidential, environment, world )

Lone
- 139 days ago - leapingbunny.org
We hope this list will be helpful. Please keep in mind our business with companies is confidential so we are not able to disclose specifics about why a particular company has been removed. We will continue to update this list if there are any changes
 

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