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Overfishing Costs Southeast and Gulf Regions Millions Per Year

Overfishing Costs Southeast and Gulf Regions Millions Per Year | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Lee Crockett reviews a new analysis conducted by Ecotrust, an Oregon-based nonprofit research organization. Ecotrust looked at the cost of overfishing on nine recreational fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico and U.S.
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Can Walmart, Best Buy and Shell finally kill paper receipts?

Can Walmart, Best Buy and Shell finally kill paper receipts? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Waste from paper receipts is a problem that continues to hang around, even in the golden age of digital.
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Whole Foods Demonstrates the True Value of Waste Cooking Oil

Whole Foods Demonstrates the True Value of Waste Cooking Oil | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Massachusetts kitchen that prepares food for 62 Whole Foods stores uses it own old cooking oil to generate virtually all of its electricity.
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Top 10 Ingredients That Don't Belong In Your Bathroom

Top 10 Ingredients That Don't Belong In Your Bathroom | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
We don't have to eliminate all of our personal care products. We just have to zero in on the ingredients that are up to no good, and avoid products that contain them. This list will help.
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Lead Recycling Triggers Sustainability at Shooting Ranges

Lead Recycling Triggers Sustainability at Shooting Ranges | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Lead Us Reclaim, started by Gary Frase and Bill Moss, has found success working with shooting ranges that seek another revenue stream from spent lead.
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Vegetarian McDonald's to Open in India - I'm lovin' it.

Vegetarian McDonald's to Open in India - I'm lovin' it. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
McDonalds India already avoids beef and pork - to satisfy local dietary habits. Now, welcome the Vegetarian McDonald's.
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7 National Seashores Threatened By Climate Change

7 National Seashores Threatened By Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
All seven national seashores see a high volume of tourists and vacationers, but this thriving industry would suffer greatly if scientist predictions of sea level rise are fulfilled.
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Ecover forms green cleaning global player with Method | News | The Grocer

Ecover forms green cleaning global player with Method | News | The Grocer | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Ecover has acquired San Francisco-based eco-friendly cleaning brand Method.
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We've Already Used Up Earth's Resources for 2012

We've Already Used Up Earth's Resources for 2012 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Not even two-thirds of the way through the year, we've exhausted what the Earth can sustainably provide. We are now going into debt.
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Veggie U Brings "Earth to Table" Curriculum to Kids

Veggie U Brings "Earth to Table" Curriculum to Kids | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“Earth to Table” allows students to connect with the food they consume by allowing them grow their own food. Students in the program are given a complete grow kit that allows the children to learn the entire food process from seed to harvest.
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Scientists Say Entire Jersey Shore Could Be Underwater in 40 Years | Inhabitat New York City

Scientists Say Entire Jersey Shore Could Be Underwater in 40 Years | Inhabitat New York City | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Studies are showing that the entire stretch of east coast beach including the Jersey Shore is slowly sinking under rising water levels due to climate change.
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Fifth-Grader's Petition Prompts Jamba Juice to Ditch Styrofoam

Fifth-Grader's Petition Prompts Jamba Juice to Ditch Styrofoam | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mia Hansen may only be 10 years old, but she has a thing or two to teach grown-ups about making the world a better place...
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Study: Butterflies Move North as Climate Changes

Study: Butterflies Move North as Climate Changes | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A study highlights a new effect of climate change: as the climate warms, butterfly species are moving farther north, away from their traditional habitats.
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China invests $372B to cut pollution, energy use

China invests $372B to cut pollution, energy use | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases is investing in energy-efficiency, emissions reduction and recycling projects.
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One grower's $17 million quest for a greener tomato

One grower's $17 million quest for a greener tomato | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Being the first to take combined heat and power energy-efficient technology online isn't always easy, Casey Houweling found.
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5 National Parks At Risk Under Romney's Energy Plan (Slideshow)

5 National Parks At Risk Under Romney's Energy Plan (Slideshow) | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Romney recently released his energy plan, and the first point on the Romney agenda is: Empower states to control onshore energy development.
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IBM Develops High Efficiency Solar Cell Using Abundant Materials

IBM Develops High Efficiency Solar Cell Using Abundant Materials | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The cell is made with readily available copper, zinc and tin instead of the rare metals that are typically used, but are becoming increasingly scarce.
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President Obama Supports Undoing Citizens United

President Obama Supports Undoing Citizens United | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
President Obama threw his weight behind a constitutional amendment to undo Citizens United.
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Asking if Organic Food is Just Better For Your Health Isn't the Right Question

Asking if Organic Food is Just Better For Your Health Isn't the Right Question | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There's more at stake that your personal health. There's the health of farmers, communities, ecosystems.
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L.A. Middle School Kids Win District-Wide Styrofoam Ban

L.A. Middle School Kids Win District-Wide Styrofoam Ban | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In response to activism by middle school students, efforts, the Los Angeles Unified School District announced a district-wide ban on all styrofoam products.
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Weathermen and Climate Change No Longer at Odds

Weathermen and Climate Change No Longer at Odds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) finally released an official position statement on climate change: it is occurring and it is human-caused.
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Solar Business Booming in New England

Solar Business Booming in New England | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
SMEs are riding the growing wave of consumer interest in residential solar PV systems, as government incentive programs gain traction.
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New Bird-Friendly Bladeless Wind Turbine Design to be Tested and Manufactured in NJ

New Bird-Friendly Bladeless Wind Turbine Design to be Tested and Manufactured in NJ | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The design of a new type of bladeless wind turbine is claimed to be both bird- and bat-friendly, while also being inexpensive and efficient.
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How truck overhauls are saving Staples, UPS carbon and cash

How truck overhauls are saving Staples, UPS carbon and cash | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Corporations are cutting transportation costs and capping emissions by making changes, both small and large, to their truck fleets.
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Duane Reade Asks New Yorkers to Decide Which Stores Will Switch to Electric Trucks

Duane Reade Asks New Yorkers to Decide Which Stores Will Switch to Electric Trucks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Duane Reade asks the public to help it decide which of its stores in New York City will switch to electric trucks. Participants get in this campaign an opportunity to make an impact not only on the company, but also on their own neighborhood.
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