Today’s Solutions: June 19, 2024

Argentina is first country to

Argentina is first country to ban salmon farming over sustainability concerns

Argentina made history this past week as the first country in the world to ban salmon farming due to concerns about sustainability and its impact on natural ecosystems. Salmon farms (and fish farms in general) spread parasites such as sea lice among each other and to wild marine life. To address Read More...

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo cut ties

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo cut ties with pro-plastics lobbying association

With increasing social awareness about the plastic menace that has befallen upon the world, more and more companies are kneeling down to social pressure and are gradually moving away from single-use plastics. The latest instance comes from soft drink giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo which have Read More...

Aldi ranked first among US gro

Aldi ranked first among US grocers for its efforts to curtail single-use plastics

The time has come for the big companies to start doing the heavy lifting when it comes to reducing the staggering amount of plastic waste that has made its way virtually everywhere in the world, from the stomachs of whales to the food we eat and the water we drink. And while individual choices Read More...

Here’s why giant trash monst

Here’s why giant trash monsters are popping up in front of Nestle’s headquarters

There are lots of ways you can voice your disapproval of a company’s wasteful ways. You can write the company letters, lament them on social media, boycott their products—or you can put a 15-foot-tall monster made out of garbage in front of their headquarters. That’s exactly what Greenpeace Read More...

‘Non-ethical’ palm

'Non-ethical' palm oil use discouraged

The Welsh Government says it will work to discourage businesses from using "non-ethical" palm oil in their products and manufacturing processes. Economy Secretary Ken Skates has said he wants to follow the lead of Greenpeace and supermarket firm Read More...

How the apparel industry has b

How the apparel industry has been making progress cleaning up textiles

Fashion has traditionally been one of the dirtiest industries around, riddled with toxic processes throughout its supply chain ­– from textile production to garment manufacturing. The good news is that initiatives to reduce environmental pollution have been sprouting, transforming practices and Read More...

Danny Kennedy: Solar energy en

Danny Kennedy: Solar energy entrepreneur

Actress Cate Blanchett applauds Danny Kennedy's work in the solar power industry. He helped in turning the Sydney Theatre Company into a green building. Cate Blanchett | Jan/Feb 2010 issue   I first met Danny through my husband, Andrew, and have followed his work on clean energy for years. Read More...