And you have never used a styrofoam plate or take-out box. Many moons ago, right after graduate school, I had a job researching and writing… Read More »There’s no such thing as a styrofoam cup
A scientific assessment has confirmed enormous amounts of waste and definite harm to wildlife. It has been almost eight months since prime minister Justin Trudeau… Read More »Canada moves forward with its single-use plastics ban
George Monbiot says you don’t set targets in an emergency, you act. It’s a new year and I am teaching sustainable design at Ryerson University,… Read More »Forget 2030 or targets; we need to reduce our carbon emissions right now.
In case you’re thinking of numbing your way through our dystopian future with a good glass of pinot… New research published in the Proceedings of… Read More »Is the climate crisis coming for your wine?
Coke’s UK head of sustainability says we don’t have a packaging problem, we have a waste and litter problem
This is the “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” defense. Bea Perez, senior vice president and chief communications, public affairs, sustainability and marketing assets… Read More »Coke’s UK head of sustainability says we don’t have a packaging problem, we have a waste and litter problem
The French government has set a goal of eliminating all single-use plastics by 2040. Phase one has begun. I was recently in Paris and was… Read More »France begins radical plan to phase out single-use plastic
Everybody promised to destroy HFC-23 but apparently they didn’t. Remember the hole in the ozone layer? Last year it was smaller than it has been… Read More »Levels of supposedly banned greenhouse gas are spiking
A new study has found the worms excrete plastic and its toxic additives with no residue in their bodies. The humble mealworm might be able… Read More »Mealworms can safely consume polystyrene foam
It’s time for swift and immediate action to protect marine life from further devastation. This short animated video, just released by Greenpeace UK and Aardman… Read More »‘Turtle Journey’ film reveals the crisis in our oceans