The world’s biggest coffee chain wants to convince everyone from recycling companies to paper mills that it’s worth the effort to recycle paper cups.
RECYCLING: Starbucks sells on average 8.2 million paper cups of coffee a day, all of which can be recycled, but most still end up in landfills. (Photo: JoshSemans/flickr)
Starbucks sells on average 8.2 million paper cups of coffee a day, all of which can be recycled, but most still end up in landfills.
The world’s biggest coffee chain wants to change that by convincing everyone from recycling
companies to paper mills that it’s worth the effort to recycle paper cups. But the strategy has proved a hard sell, calling attention to a widespread problem in the recycling movement: Just because something is recyclable doesn’t mean it gets recycled. Sigue leyendo →
Evitan la emisión de 3,75 toneladas de dióxido de carbono al año
La capital malagueña pone en marcha desde este martes un nuevo modo de reparto ecológico a través de bicicletas eléctricas, las cuales consisten en un dispositivo móvil al que se ha adosado un portacargas para el reparto de mercancía ligera. Estos vehículos evitan la emisión de 3,75 toneladas métricas (TM) de dióxido de carbono al año. Sigue leyendo →
Good news, New York! We are on track to hit the PlaNYC goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2017! Mayor Bloomberg made the announcement yesterday as he kicked off Climate Week. Sigue leyendo →
Two young Chinese men attempt to clear the river that flows past the Jinko Solar power plant in Yuanhua town, Haining, east China’s Zhejiang province on September 20, 2011. Residents have called for authorities to move a polluting solar panel factory in eastern China, locals and media said Tuesday as anger simmered after days of violent environmental protests. AFP PHOTO / Simon Lim (Photo credit should read SIMON LIM/AFP/Getty Images)
SHANGHAI — A solar panel maker targeted by violent protests over pollution from one of its factories in eastern China has apologized and says it will do what’s necessary to clean it up.
Jinko Solar Holding Co., parent company of the factory in Haining city west of Shanghai, said in a statement Monday that initial tests showed pollutants may have spilled into a nearby river due to «improper storage of waste.» Sigue leyendo →
La Campaña “Fin de Semana A Limpiar el Mundo y Día Mundial de las Playas 2011”, desarrollada por Azul Ambientalistas, en asociación con el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), se celebró los días 16 y 17 de septiembre. Sigue leyendo →