Starbucks Rolls Out Strawless Lid In A Bid To Phase Out Plastic

Good News Notes:  “Coffee giant Starbucks Corp. has rolled out strawless lids for all iced beverages at its stores across the U.S. and Canada as part of its efforts to phase out plastic straws globally to reduce its environmental footprint. It has been testing the new lightweight and recyclable strawless lids in these markets over…

Eco-Brand Prana Launches Sustainable Packaging Movement

Good News Notes:  “We’ve been paying closer attention to our clothes’ environmental impact: practicing sustainable habits by repurposing garments, choosing recycled or eco-friendly materials, and, ultimately, trying to buy less. But, what we don’t consider often enough is the waste that accompanies every purchase we make. As online shopping has evolved from a convenience into a necessity over the…

Evian makes label-less water bottlefrom 100% recycled plastic

Good News Notes: “Water brand Evian has released a new bottle design that is made from 100 per cent recycled plastics and features an engraved logo and no plastic label. The bottle has been almost two years in the making, according to the firm, who say it will hold 400ml and feature an ‘Evian pink’…

True Sustainable Farmers Are Abandoning Livestock To Save The Planet

 Good News Notes: “Sustainability is a growing concern for people all over the world. Everybody wants to do their part to save the planet. That includes farmers. The United Nations has warned that the human race won’t be sustainable by 2100, because global warming will have significantly reduced the world food supply. This raises very serious concerns about…

Zero Waste Deodorant DIY: A Recipe That Works!

Good News Notes: “My Zero Waste Deodorant DIY Recipe changed my life! Seriously, have you tried many deodorant brands that are eco-friendly, vegan, natural and meant to work? But somehow, back from lunch you are already stinky?  I feel you! I have tried many brands, some worked, some not at all. But really none was…

5 simple ways to reduce plastic waste in the workplace

Good News Notes: “1. Perform a waste audit The best place to start when you want to reduce the plastics in the workplace is doing a waste audit. This type of check helps you determine the types of waste generated, as well as the volume and the sources. Once you have an inspection, you now…