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Holiday Consumption and Waste Management | Sustainable Cities Collective

Holiday Consumption and Waste Management | Sustainable Cities Collective | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Are you already looking forward to the upcoming Winter holidays? I’m a Thanksgiving fan myself: nothing like sharing a big special meal with family and friends. Others, no doubt, look forward to Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or New Year’s Eve and day.
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Partnering with marathons to tackle the 3Rs. –

Partnering with marathons to tackle the 3Rs. – | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Despite having only 1 month left to the marathon, organisers still worked with Green Run Ambassadors in trying to accommodate their requests for sustainable measures to be in place.
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The Best and Worst of Green-Sports, 2017

The Best and Worst of Green-Sports, 2017 | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The Green-Sports world saw some important firsts in 2017: The first UN Dialogue on Sport and Climate Action in Germany, the first Pac-12 Sustainability Conference in Sacramento, and the first LEED Platinum professional sports stadium in the US are but three examples. Beyond the firsts, eco-athletes, from sailors to snowboarders, used their sizable platforms to…
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Local restaurants working to reduce plastic usage

Local restaurants working to reduce plastic usage | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
One local restaurant owner is making a change he hopes will help the environment.
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Meet 13 Ocean Heroes Fighting to Save Our Seas

Meet 13 Ocean Heroes Fighting to Save Our Seas | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Lauren Paige Kennedy
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This monster is urging Starbucks to use recyclable cups

This monster is urging Starbucks to use recyclable cups | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The coffee chain sends 8,000 non-recyclable cups to landfill every minute worldwide.
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How Many Animals Are Killed Each Year for Human Use?

How Many Animals Are Killed Each Year for Human Use? | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
How many animals are killed each year for food, vivisection, fur, and hunting? Get the hard facts here to inform further discussion on this topic.
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David Shepherd obituary

David Shepherd obituary | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Artist whose popular wildlife paintings helped raise millions for conservation
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No-fly zone: is low carbon travel worth the effort?

No-fly zone: is low carbon travel worth the effort? | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
No-fly zone: is low carbon travel worth the effort? | Isonomia
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Ocean Trash Collection - Project Mumbai | Collecting & Upcycling Ocean Plastic | Waste Free Oceans | NGO

Ocean Trash Collection - Project Mumbai | Collecting & Upcycling Ocean Plastic | Waste Free Oceans | NGO | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The Status QuoAbout 5 million kg of trash was cleared from the Versova beach as a result of the clean-up drive taken up. However, the problem has not completel
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Global Canvas winners named at Natural History Museum - David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

Global Canvas winners named at Natural History Museum - David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The final of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s annual Global Canvas Art and Poetry competition for children showcased a fabulous celebration o
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Mexico City to end marine mammal captivity

Mexico City to end marine mammal captivity | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Marine Connection welcomes the news that Mexico City Congress has passed a bill under the Protection of Animals law prohibiting the commercial exploitation and
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Young recycling guru shares big dreams to sort out landfills and save the planet

Young recycling guru shares big dreams to sort out landfills and save the planet | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Michael Eccles, 10, already runs his own waste business and he's only 10 years old.
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Ep11 The Ocean as a Resource for Plastic Reversal - Rock It Green

Ep11 The Ocean as a Resource for Plastic Reversal - Rock It Green | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Richard Solomon and Antonio Saillant interviews, Founder of UpGyres, José Luis Gutiérrez-García for an in-depth discussion on solutions to marine plastic pollution, which Gutiérrez-García asserted is killing sea life and poses a danger to human health. “UpGyres is proposing the PLASTIKA REPARABILIS CHALLENGE, a multipurpose tool for a global strategy to help recover plastics on land and Read more about Ep11 The Ocean as a Resource for Plastic Reversal…
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Our Plastic Free, Zero Waste Family Home (Your Complete Guide)

Our Plastic Free, Zero Waste Family Home (Your Complete Guide) | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Find out how this family of four living in regional Victoria lives plastic free and zero waste.
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A Foundation Looks to Better Understand How Plastic Is Polluting the Seas

A Foundation Looks to Better Understand How Plastic Is Polluting the Seas | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
A global marine conservation funder, the Moore Foundation also has an
interest in the environmental struggles of its home, the Bay Area. It’s
backing an extensive study of plastic pollution flowing into its waters.
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Recycling to be made compulsory - Environment Minister

Recycling to be made compulsory - Environment Minister | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Updated 10.17am
Recycling will be made compulsory under new waste separation laws currently being drafted, Environment Minister Jose Herrera said this morning.
The Circular Economy Act will require people to separate recyclable, organic and waste streams. It is expected to be opened t
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Apple made 2 simple changes to iPhone packaging that drastically cut the amount of plastic headed to the landfill

Apple made 2 simple changes to iPhone packaging that drastically cut the amount of plastic headed to the landfill | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives
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National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey attraction coming to Times Square in October 2017

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey attraction coming to Times Square in October 2017 | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The new National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey attraction will bring virtual sea life to Times Square in October 2017.
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The GSB Interview: Antonio Saillant, Film Producer/Director, On “Knights 58,” A Sports Movie That Will Be Shot Sustainably

The GSB Interview: Antonio Saillant, Film Producer/Director, On “Knights 58,” A Sports Movie That Will Be Shot Sustainably | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
There are sports movies. And there are (very few) movie productions with sustainability embedded in their DNA. "Knights 58," now in its pre-production phase, may well be the first sports movie to use state-of-the-art green production techniques. GreenSportsBlog spoke to Antonio Saillant, the movie's prime mover, executive producer, and director, about the story behind the…
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A rich person’s profession? Young conservationists struggle to make it

A rich person’s profession? Young conservationists struggle to make it | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Nika Levikov swore she would never work as a waitress again. But, today — with a master’s degree in conservation science from Imperial College London — she’s taking orders, delivering drinks, and cleaning tables to support herself. After two years of looking for paid work as a conservationist around Europe and ten months doing unpaid […]
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The GSB Interview: Ryan Hall, Greening the College Football Playoff

The GSB Interview: Ryan Hall, Greening the College Football Playoff | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
With the 2017 college football season set to move into high gear this weekend, GreenSportsBlog takes a look for the first time at the Greening of the College Football Playoff (CFP). The CFP, now about to enter its fourth season, draws higher television ratings than just about any other non-NFL sports event in the United…
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CBCC Announces No Straw Please Video Competition Winner - St. John Tradewinds News

CBCC Announces No Straw Please Video Competition Winner - St. John Tradewinds News | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The winner and runner-up videos have been scheduled to play on the NBS affiliate in the Virgin Islands between August 7 and August 14 during the Today Show.
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'Brandmerk' op groenten en fruit scheelt bergen plastic

'Brandmerk' op groenten en fruit scheelt bergen plastic | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Een Nederlandse biologische groothandel was de eerste in Europa die stukken fruit en groente enkel met een laser voorziet van een 'brandmerk'.
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Lew Blaustein, Writing At The Intersection of Green & Sports
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Check out the latest blog from our friend Lew Blaustein about paper straws ;-)
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Southeast Green - Top 5 Ways to Reduce Lunch Box Waste

School lunches are the most wasteful part of your child's day.
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