Pollution

Air pollution is the fourth-largest global killer. Most of the world’s wastewater is dumped — largely untreated — back into the environment, polluting rivers, lakes, and oceans. Each year, millions of tons of plastic enter the oceans and damage marine life



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Plastic bags have lobbyists. They're winning.

TRENTON, N.J. - The plastic shopping bag has long been hunted by state and local policymakers pus...

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Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Colgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it com...

1 month

Nestlé is spending billions to create a market for recycled plastics

Food companies trying to reduce their consumption of plastic have a big problem - it's hard to fi...

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Plastic Backlash Leads to Bets on Old Recycling Technology

Big makers and users of plastic packaging are betting on a recycling technology that has failed f...

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Nestlé Says It Can Be Virtuous and Profitable. Is That Even Possible?

The world's largest food company is trying to show it can be environmentally sustainable and stil...

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EPA to roll back rules to control toxic ash from power plants

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3 months, 2 weeks

Tastes great, less land-filling ... beer in a paper bottle

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Danish brewer Carlsberg says it is developing a paper beer bottle made...

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L’Oréal to invest in creating first cardboard-based cosmetics packaging

Cosmetics company L'Oréal and packaging company Albéa have collaborated to create the first cardb...

4 months, 1 week

Unilever Vows To Reduce Plastic Packaging Use By 2025

Unilever, the British-Dutch conglomerate that owns Ben & Jerry's, Vaseline, Dove and more, an...

4 months, 1 week

BlackRock launches fund to cash in on recycling push

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has teamed up with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation t...

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Commit to science-based emission reduction targets

Request companies commit to science-based emissions targets.

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Amazon.com, Inc.
McWholeFoods Polluting Meat

Whole Foods has no environmental standards for their meat, and in fact buys from some of the most polluting and environmental destructive companies on

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Report year-on-year energy consumption

Communicate to real estate companies on the importance of reporting comparable, year-on-year energy consumption metrics.

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Carter's, Inc.
Eliminate Toxic Textiles

As you read through this, there is a good chance that you’re wearing clothes. And even if you aren’t right now, you probably will later. And while our

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Tyson Foods, Inc.
U.S. Agriculture

Mighty Earth is working to reduce the environmental impacts of meat across the United States, where the industry is the leading source of our nation’s

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Wells Fargo
Limit Financing to High Carbon Projects: Too Risky

Wells Fargo has been in the news again recently for financing high emissions intense and dangerous projects, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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