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Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy - Apple

Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy - Apple | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
As part of Apple’s commitment to fostering a healthier planet through innovation, its global facilities are powered with 100 percent clean energy.
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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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Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils and cocktail picks

Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils and cocktail picks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Strawless in Seattle is now officially enshrined into law.
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Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago - The New York Times

Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The continent’s rate of ice loss is speeding up, which is contributing even more to rising sea levels.
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Oregon Breweries To Start Reusing Glass Bottles

Oregon Breweries To Start Reusing Glass Bottles | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Double Mountain started do this in 2012 and Matt Swihart, the owner and brewmaster for the Hood River, Oregon brewery said they were the first on the West Coast to bring the idea of refillable glass bottles back into the marketplace.
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Trump Drowns Ocean Protections During National Ocean Month

Trump Drowns Ocean Protections During National Ocean Month | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The president revoked an Obama-era order aimed at protecting and restoring ocean and coastal health.
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Recycled plastic could supply three-quarters of UK demand, report finds | Environment | The Guardian

Recycled plastic could supply three-quarters of UK demand, report finds | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Circular economy could recycle more plastic and meet industry demand for raw materials, finds Green Alliance research
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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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Study shows Trump plan to save coal, nuclear plants could cause premature deaths - 

Study shows Trump plan to save coal, nuclear plants could cause premature deaths -  | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It also says it would result in increased carbon emissions.
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This sixth-grade inventor built a robot to hunt ocean plastic

This sixth-grade inventor built a robot to hunt ocean plastic | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
One of the finalists in the 3M Young Scientist Challenge, Anna Du’s robot is designed to use infrared light to help us understand just how badly our oceans are being ruined with trash.
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Burger King unveils plan to phase-out plastic straws

Burger King unveils plan to phase-out plastic straws | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Burger King has announced that it will roll out compostable straws in its UK restaurants this year as it works to make all its packaging recyclable, biodegradable or compostable by 2025. - edie news centre
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Investors Demand Nestle, Pepsi and Others Cut Plastic Use - Bloomberg

Investors Demand Nestle, Pepsi and Others Cut Plastic Use - Bloomberg | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A group of 25 investors managing more than $1 trillion in assets are demanding that Nestle SA, PepsiCo Inc., Procter & Gamble Co. and Unilever NV reduce their use of plastic packaging, calling it environmentally damaging.
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Union Square Partnership tries compost bins to divert waste from landfills

Union Square Partnership tries compost bins to divert waste from landfills | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Union Square Partnership tries compost bins to divert waste from landfills
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