McDonald’s, the world’s largest restaurant chain, has vowed to reduce its waste by having 100 percent of its packaging sourced from renewable, recycled or certified sources and by recycling packaging in 100 percent of its restaurants - all by 2025.
The Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), a consumer-owned electric distribution cooperative in Johnson, Vermont, has opened two new community solar projects - one in Hinesburg and one in Grand Isle, Vermont.
Florida Power & Light has announced the retirement of one of Florida's largest coal-fired power plants and the opening of four new solar power plants comprised of more than 1 million solar panels, improving FPL's carbon emissions profile.
As a means both of doing good for the environment and attracting attention to its products, South African waterless carwash products distributor PearlSA is challenging the country's water-based carwashes to make the switch to waterless polymer-based vehicle cleaning.
To help balance the needs of Canada's marine shipping industry and that of the precious Arctic environment, Transport Canada just introduced its new Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations. The regulations incorporate the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (the Polar Code) into Canada's domestic legislation.
UN Environment and the World Health Organization have agreed a new, wide-ranging collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million deaths a year.
Seventeen farming groups in Wisconsin have received the state’s latest round of Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grants allowing the farmers to work with conservation agencies and organizations to address soil and water issues tailored to their local conditions.
Twenty-three communities in West Virginia will receive $1.3 million in Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) Recycling Assistance Grant funding from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP).
It isn't enough that humans are inadvertently causing the most rapid mass extinction of life our planet has ever experienced. Now the U.S. military is developing programs to deliberately extinguish select species.