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At U.N. Climate Conference, Treading Lightly Around the Americans

At U.N. Climate Conference, Treading Lightly Around the Americans | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Delegates at climate talks in Bonn are keeping their opinions to themselves about President Trump’s vow to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
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Milan's Lush Vertical Forests Scale Up Like Skyscrapers

Milan's Lush Vertical Forests Scale Up Like Skyscrapers | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
How do you "green" a city that doesn't have adequate room for parks and greenspaces? If you are Stefano Boeri, Milan's innovative thinker, you plant upwards. His Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) has become a model for how to cut CO2 and add oxygen to densely packed cities.
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Arup report proposes transforming food waste into building materials

Arup report proposes transforming food waste into building materials | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Turning a problem into a solution for the building industry, on a large scale.
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Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says

Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Heatwaves, disease-carrying insects and prolonged allergies are some of the early symptoms noted in a major new report.
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St. Louis Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035

St. Louis Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A lack of leadership in Washington makes it "increasingly important" for local communities to step up, says city lawmaker Lewis Reed.
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Public Shaming and Even Prison for Plastic Bag Use in Rwanda

Public Shaming and Even Prison for Plastic Bag Use in Rwanda | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In Rwanda, it is illegal to import, produce, use or sell plastic bags, and violators face stiff punishment. But the zero tolerance policy appears to be paying off: The streets are spotless.
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Senate Republicans Block Measure To Protect Arctic Wildlife Refuge From Oil Drilling

Senate Republicans Block Measure To Protect Arctic Wildlife Refuge From Oil Drilling | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“The notion that we, tonight, after 60-plus years, would give up what is a biologically important area ... for what? For oil we don’t need?”
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Three-quarters of companies don't acknowledge climate risks

Three-quarters of companies don't acknowledge climate risks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A KPMG survey of 4,900 companies globally reveals many large and mid-cap firms fail to disclose the climate-related risks they face.
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As a Novel Approach to E-Waste, Two Firms Refurbish and Sell Old Wares on eBay

As a Novel Approach to E-Waste, Two Firms Refurbish and Sell Old Wares on eBay | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Online electronic recycling retailers have found a way to both capture some of this equipment before it hits the landfill and make a profit at the same time.
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Over Half a Trillion Soybeans Later, Ford Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Bio-based Foam

Over Half a Trillion Soybeans Later, Ford Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Bio-based Foam | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
According to Ford, the use of soy-derived foam instead of such material made out of petroleum has prevented 288 million pounds of carbon from entering the atmosphere.
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Arizona State University's new science building will conserve energy, water and carbon

Arizona State University's new science building will conserve energy, water and carbon | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.
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Oh, Scrap: China, the Biggest Buyer of America’s Trash, Wants No More

Oh, Scrap: China, the Biggest Buyer of America’s Trash, Wants No More | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The U.S., which recycles lots of paper and plastic, is getting blocked by its biggest customer, which now has enough of its own; ‘It’s backing up right now as we speak.’
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After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs

After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There will be indignation, but this is the result of one of the most successful transformations of a market in our lifetime.
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Stuytown Owners Make Solar-Panel Investment

Stuytown Owners Make Solar-Panel Investment | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Wall Street venture that purchased Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village two years ago for $5.3 billion is planning to turn the roofs of the sprawling apartment complex into Manhattan’s largest solar power producer.
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Humans to blame for global warming, massive federal government report says

Humans to blame for global warming, massive federal government report says | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.
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Plastic Munching Moths May Be the Next Step in Pollution Mitigation

Scientists have been trying to find a way to break down polyethylene, one of the world's most durable plastics -- to little avail. But thanks to a beekeeper/scientist with an insatiable curiosity and her freedom-loving caterpillars, she may just have stumbled on an answer as to how to degrade plastic in our landfills and ocean gyres.
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Greenpeace's Detox Campaign

Greenpeace's Detox Campaign | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“For every little vanity we have, there is a price.” Indira Gandhi Renuncio, Greenpeace Activist, Brazil. In July 2017, Tesco, a British supermarket, announced
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California’s Cap-and-Trade Plan Is Working

California’s Cap-and-Trade Plan Is Working | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The cap-and-trade program is doing exactly what it’s intended to do: help the state cut carbon pollution and continue to lead the world on climate action.
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Air Pollution Kills Millions Each Year. Here's How Cities Can Fight It.

Air Pollution Kills Millions Each Year. Here's How Cities Can Fight It. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“Most cities would have healthier populations if their air was cleaner."
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Trash Talk: Price of Recyclables Sinks After China Bans U.S. Scrap

Trash Talk: Price of Recyclables Sinks After China Bans U.S. Scrap | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Some U.S. manufacturers are turning trash into treasure after a Chinese ban on imported waste flooded American scrapyards with paper and plastic.
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Twelve big cities to buy zero emissions buses, extend green areas

Twelve big cities to buy zero emissions buses, extend green areas | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Twelve major cities including London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cape Town promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emissions by 2030 to protect the environment.
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This monster is urging Starbucks to use recyclable cups

This monster is urging Starbucks to use recyclable cups | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The coffee chain sends 8,000 non-recyclable cups to landfill every minute worldwide.
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How P&G formed a new supply chain to combat ocean plastics

EXCLUSIVE: The Procter & Gamble (P&G) Company's new Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottle serves to highlight a "totally new supply chain and approach" to incorporating post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic into products, as the firm closes in on a 2020 packaging target. - edie news centre
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There's plastic in your favorite shellfish

There's plastic in your favorite shellfish | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers in British Columbia find an average of 8 plastic microfibers per delicious bivalve.
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