The Ocean Cleanup Mission

The Ocean Cleanup Mission

The Ocean Cleanup Project is conquering our plastic infested oceans by launching their major cleanup system on September 8th. It is projected to collect 50% of the great pacific garbage patch in 5 years!

UN Environment and Google announce Ground-Breaking Partnership to Protect our Planet

UN Environment and Google announce Ground-Breaking Partnership to Protect our Planet

New York, 16 July 2018 – UN Environment and Google announced today a global partnership that promises to change the way we see our planet. Combining environmental science, big data and unprecedented accessibility, this joint effort aims to expand what the world knows about the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems.

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

SEATTLE; July 9, 2018 – Today, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company operated and licensed stores by making a strawless lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world. Starbucks, the largest food and beverage retailer to make such a global commitment, anticipates the move will eliminate more than one billion plastic straws per year from Starbucks stores.