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State Department Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

State Department Approves Keystone XL Pipeline | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The battle now moves to Nebraska, which must approve or reject a Keystone section.
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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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What does it look like to embed sustainability across an organization?

What does it look like to embed sustainability across an organization? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Hiring a chief sustainability officer is only the beginning of a journey.
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Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels

Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
More than 40 Catholic institutions will make largest ever faith-based divestment, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi
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Is business the new destination for millennial activists?

Is business the new destination for millennial activists? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A generational shift in whether nonprofits or for-profits are better suited to effect change.
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Morgan Stanley and Citi Say They Will Run on 100 Percent Clean Energy

Morgan Stanley and Citi Say They Will Run on 100 Percent Clean Energy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc. announced they will get all of their energy from renewables in a few years, another show of corporate support for climate action running counter to U.S. President Donald Trump’s view on the issue.
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Toxic Numbers Adding Up In Aftermath Of Hurricane Harvey

Toxic Numbers Adding Up In Aftermath Of Hurricane Harvey | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The US EPA has been releasing little information on the toxic impact of Hurricane Harvey, but the Coast Guard is adding up the numbers -- and sharing them.
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Canada’s Justin Trudeau, Promoting Paris Accord, Cites ‘Stark Reality’ of Global Warming

Canada’s Justin Trudeau, Promoting Paris Accord, Cites ‘Stark Reality’ of Global Warming | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called on world leaders to build clean economies to help tackle climate change, seeking to bolster support for the Paris agreement that the U.S. wants to renegotiate or leave.
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New York City aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions from buildings

New York City aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions from buildings | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The building standards come as New York attempts to abide by the Paris climate deal.
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Wow! Hurricane Irma stripped the green right off these islands

Wow! Hurricane Irma stripped the green right off these islands | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
NASA images show the remarkable transformation from verdant to bare as the northern Caribbean's vegetation proved no match for the storm.
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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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New York Towns’ New Deal: We’ll Make Your Signs, You Sweep Our Streets

New York Towns’ New Deal: We’ll Make Your Signs, You Sweep Our Streets | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Under a new state law, towns and counties in New York must devise ways to share services and operations in order to save money and cut property taxes.
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Campaign rids Seattle of 2 million straws in September; vote which city is next

Campaign rids Seattle of 2 million straws in September; vote which city is next | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Adrian Grenier and Lonely Whale Foundation’s campaign went far towards the goal of eliminating the 500-million plastic straws used daily in the US. Now voting is open for which city will be next.
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Target Commits to 100 Percent Sustainable Cotton by 2022

Target Commits to 100 Percent Sustainable Cotton by 2022 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Target announced that by 2020, it will only source cotton from sustainable sources for its national brands in apparel, home products and other goods. The retailer said it will work with suppliers to improve their performance on water, chemical use, labor issues and soil health.
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Eileen Fisher wants to reach younger consumers through recycled fashion - Digiday

Eileen Fisher wants to reach younger consumers through recycled fashion - Digiday | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Renew program, the details of which are on display at a gallery in Brooklyn, asks for customers' old Eileen Fisher clothing back, then either resells them used or breaks down the fabric into new garments.
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Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear

Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The pop-up events were so successful that the outdoor clothing retailer has made them permanent.
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The US And Syria Are Now The Only Countries To Reject The Paris Climate Accord

The US And Syria Are Now The Only Countries To Reject The Paris Climate Accord | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Nicaragua, which refused to sign in protest of a weak global climate agreement, says it’s now joining.
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Living in China Takes 3½ Years Off Your Life

Living in China Takes 3½ Years Off Your Life | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
China’s failure to bring air quality up to global standards is shaving years off the lives of its citizens: 3½ years on average, to be precise.
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