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300,000+ Plastic Bottles Recycled in 'Reverse Vending Machines' Test Run in UK
Environment  (tags: UK, plastic bottles, recycled paper, reverse, vending machines, popular, bottles, conservation, world )

- 42 days ago -
Last year, supermarket chain Iceland became the first UK retailer to install "reverse vending machines" that allow customers to return plastic bottles purchased at the store and receive a 10 pence voucher in return. The program has proved popular
Ban All Single Use Plastics in Canada.
Animals  (tags: ban, single use plastics, canada, micro-plastics, oceans, animals, wildlife )

- 41 days ago -
Turtles are choking on plastic bags, micro-plastics are seeping into our seafood and drinking water, and if we donâEUR(TM)t do something to cut down our plastic garbage, by 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish!
Visitor Dies at Yosemite National Park During Shutdown
Environment  (tags: national parks, deaths, tragedies, results of government shutdown )

- 42 days ago -
The man apparently slipped down Silver Apron, a sloping granite area above Nevada Fall, and suffered a head injury. The ongoing investigation is taking longer than usual because of the partial shutdown.
Protect Our Livelihoods and Lands! Reject Trump's Border Wall Boondoggle and Pass a Clean Funding Bill to Reopen the Government.
Environment  (tags: tRump regime, wall, international relations, ecology, insanity, petitions )

- 40 days ago -
Trump is endangering the public as the impacts get more and more serious: 800,000 federal workers out of work, a closed EPA leaving corporate polluters unchecked, and public lands trashed.
PETITION - Dear Sobeys & Safeway: I Don't Want to Buy Pre-Packaged Produce in Plastic Any More!
Business  (tags: pre-packaged, produce, natural state, Reusable Bags, cardboard containers, business, consumers )

- 45 days ago -
Please put all produce out on display in it's natural state and let us take it home either loose or in a reusable bag we can bring with us. Bring back cardboard containers for the berries
Palestine Decries Israeli Call to Destroy Jerusalem Walls VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian inhabitants, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, occupied Jerusalem-West bank, Arab-Islamic identity, illegal Jewish settlement-building, Palestinian landtheft, illegal occupation, Old City Walls-Jerusalem, Nakba, occupied Palestinian territories )

- 41 days ago -
Palestinians have long accused Israel of waging a campaign to Judaize East Jerusalem with the aim of effacing its historical Arab and Islamic identity and ultimately driving out its Palestinian inhabitants
In 2018, Israels Mask Finally Came Off
World  (tags: Palestinian occupied territories, oPT, apartheid state, apartheid wall, Palestinian human rights violations, interantional law, crimes against Palestinians, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, Gaza siege, U.S. congress, news, media, americans, activists, culture )

- 43 days ago -
Having cemented its apartheid nature into law, Israel is creating legislative cover for the act of formally annexing the occupied territories beyond the recognised boundaries of the state
The NYT Investigation Proves That We Must Seek Justice for Razan
World  (tags: NYT, israel, Gaza siege, Israel snipers, ethnic cleansing of palestine-Gaza, genocide, Razan Al-Najjar, justice, crimes against humanity, ICC, Great March of Return, middle-east, international, media, Palestinian Human Rights, freedoms, Palestine, Children )

- 43 days ago -
The bullet that killed her, the NYT reported, was fired by an Israeli sniper into a crowd, that included whited-coated medics in plain view
From Me to We. My New Years Resolution
Offbeat  (tags: interdependence, society, Ubuntu, USA, culture, environment, media, usa, world, news, environment, pollution, wildlife, trees, water, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, protection, energy, conservation, humans, oceans, politics )

- 42 days ago -
In 2019, we must move beyond the myth of the lone individual to recognize our deep interdependence and responsibilities for one another and nature
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