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An all-women 'eXXpedition' into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

An all-women 'eXXpedition' into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A sailing trip tries to navigate a sea change in ocean plastic.
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5 ways plastic straws may be bad for your body

5 ways plastic straws may be bad for your body | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If helping the environment isn't a good enough reason for you, then consider your health.
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Climate change could drive tens of thousands of additional suicides in North America

Climate change could drive tens of thousands of additional suicides in North America | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Stanford and Berkeley scientists found that suicides, as well as depressive language on Twitter, rise as temperatures do.
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The Great Lakes are filling up with plastic

The Great Lakes are filling up with plastic | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Plastic is often thought of as an ocean contaminant, but it's in our freshwater lakes, too.
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Supersonic Jets For The Ultra Rich Could Be A Climate Change Disaster

Supersonic Jets For The Ultra Rich Could Be A Climate Change Disaster | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The revival of the futuristic planes threatens "large environmental consequences," a new report finds.
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Marriott to Eliminate Plastic Straws From Its Hotels by 2019

Marriott to Eliminate Plastic Straws From Its Hotels by 2019 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year
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Ireland becomes world's first country to divest from fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian

Ireland becomes world's first country to divest from fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Bill passed by parliament means more than €300m shares in coal, oil, peat and gas will be sold ‘as soon as practicable’
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HP links $700 million in revenue to sustainability strategy

HP links $700 million in revenue to sustainability strategy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
More of the tech giant’s commercial and consumer customers are scrutinizing its products and its circular economy processes.
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New way to fly—using jet biofuel from recycled waste | Inquirer Lifestyle

New way to fly—using jet biofuel from recycled waste | Inquirer Lifestyle | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
When Cathay Pacific Airways took the delivery flight of its first A350-1000 from the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France, to Hong Kong on June 19, the brand-new aircraft was powered in part by
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Eileen Fisher Clothing Factory Tour

Eileen Fisher Clothing Factory Tour | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
An inside look at the brand's "Tiny Factory," where a meticulous sorting and record-keeping process transforms old clothes into new ones on a large scale.
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U.K. to Require Electric Car Chargers for New Build Homes - Bloomberg

U.K. to Require Electric Car Chargers for New Build Homes - Bloomberg | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
New homes built in the U.K. will soon be required to have charge points for electric vehicles, according to the government’s Road to Zero report released Monday.
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We still have no idea how to eliminate more than a quarter of energy emissions

We still have no idea how to eliminate more than a quarter of energy emissions | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Air travel, shipping, and manufacturing are huge sources of carbon that we lack good options for addressing.
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The Unintended Tragedy Of Colombia's Peace Deal

The Unintended Tragedy Of Colombia's Peace Deal | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“We’re the first generation to live in peace in Colombia, but we are destroying our most biodiverse ecosystem.”
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Material made from crab shells and tree fibers to replace plastic food packaging - UPI.com

Material made from crab shells and tree fibers to replace plastic food packaging - UPI.com | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new material made from crab shells and tree fibers.
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Scientists created mutant bacteria that collect solar power on cloudy days

Scientists created mutant bacteria that collect solar power on cloudy days | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Move over, regular solar panels.
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Renewable energy: Europe keeps setting new records and killing off coal —

Renewable energy: Europe keeps setting new records and killing off coal — | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This week, two of the biggest economies in Europe set new records for clean energy. The UK's electrical grid has not burned any coal for about 1,000 hours so far this year. Though it's just a symbolic achievement, the pace at which the UK is reaching such figures shows the pace of the energ
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In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable - The New York Times

In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In cities that are already scorching hot, temperatures and humidity levels are rising to levels that the human body simply can’t tolerate, researchers warn.
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Adidas pledges to ditch 'virgin' plastics by 2024 - UPI.com

Adidas pledges to ditch 'virgin' plastics by 2024 - UPI.com | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Shoe and apparel manufacturer Adidas pledged Monday to cut out 'virgin' plastic from all its shoes and sportswear by 2024.
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American Airlines Joins Efforts To Eliminate Plastic Straws, Stirrers

American Airlines Joins Efforts To Eliminate Plastic Straws, Stirrers | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The airline's lounges will soon feature compostable straws and bamboo stir sticks.
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Co-working giant won't reimburse meat-based employee meals

Co-working giant won't reimburse meat-based employee meals | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It'll be interesting to see how this is received.
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Starbucks’s plastic straw ban won’t save the ocean. But we need these bans anyway.

Starbucks’s plastic straw ban won’t save the ocean. But we need these bans anyway. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Why Starbucks, the city of Seattle, and Tom Brady are all shunning plastic straws.
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Air pollution is triggering diabetes in 3.2 million people each year

Air pollution is triggering diabetes in 3.2 million people each year | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new study quantifies the link between smoggy air and diabetes.
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Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws in all stores by 2020

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws in all stores by 2020 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Starbucks announced Monday that it will stop using plastic straws at all of its stores worldwide.
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All single-use plastics should be banned by 2023 Senate inquiry recommends | Environment | The Guardian

All single-use plastics should be banned by 2023 Senate inquiry recommends | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A national container deposit scheme should be established in response to the recycling crisis, the report says
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