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Restaurant Operator Skylark to Ban Plastic Straws By 2020
Business  (tags: restaurant chain, Skylark, plastic )

Naoko
- 310 days ago - japantoday.com
Skylark is the first major Japanese restaurant chain operator to announce a ban on plastic straws, according to a company spokeswoman.
Plastic Straws Are Disappearing From Hotels, Airlines, Cruises and Airports
Business  (tags: plastic, travel industry, Sustainable Development, marketing, good news )

Evelyn
- 359 days ago - traveller.com.au
The travel industry is no longer being hospitable to plastic waste. Momentum is growing to minimise the use of single-use plastic among hotels, airlines, airports, & cruise lines. Plastic waste has wreaked havoc on tourist destinations around the world.
How India's Fishermen Turn Ocean Plastic Into Roads
Business  (tags: Kerala, fishermen, plastic, nets, hauling waste, recycling, single-use plastics, pledge, reduction of use, cleaning, clearing, sustainable project, sorting, roads, National Geographic )

Evelyn
- 374 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In an innovative project, fishermen in Kerala collect ocean plastic for recycling, cleaning the ocean in the process. Nearly 5,000 other fishermen and boat owners in Kollam have been hauling back to land all the plastic that they find while at sea
Tell Starbucks You Want a 100% Recyclable Cup Now
Business  (tags: Starbucks, unrecyclable cups, plastic, oceans, pollution, decade-old pledge, recyclable cups, petition )

Evelyn
- 417 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Starbucks previously made a pledge - a decade ago - to introduce 100% recyclable coffee cups. We're still waiting!!! The world's oceans are full of plastic & 4 billion plastic-lined Starbucks cups end up in the garbage every year.
PETITION - Tell Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic
Business  (tags: starbucks, plastic, single-use plastic, global crisis, business, consumers, corporate, environment, humans, society )

Lone
- 470 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
Our Oceans Can't Stomach Any More Plastic. PETITION
Business  (tags: coca-cola, plastic, single-use plastic, business, consumers, society, marketing, world )

Lone
- 614 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
New figures show Coke produces over 110 billion single-use plastic bottles a year. As one of the worldâEUR(TM)s biggest brands, Coke has the power to change how its industry operates.
LEGO Now Runs on 100% Clean Energy âEUR" Getting Rid of Plastic Is Next - TAKE ACTION
Business  (tags: lego, clean energy, plastic, business, environment, investing, society, world )

Lone
- 766 days ago - globalcitizen.org
LEGO invested $900 million in wind farms and renewable energy over the past four years. Now, all LEGO offices, factories, and even stores will be powered by clean energy.
Houses Built From Plastic Waste Are Sturdier Than Concrete
Business  (tags: business, marketing, news, home, design, plastic, reduce, reuse, recycle, sustainabledevelopment, sustainable, building )

Jeffrey
- 3224 days ago - greenwala.com
Your next house could be built from eighteen tons of plastic that was previously destined for the landfill. A company called Affresol has discovered a method of turning discarded plastic into a molded material that is similar to concrete but is much stron
   

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