LEGO to phase out single-use plastic packaging

Good News Notes: “The LEGO Group has announced plans to package its products in recyclable paper rather than single-use plastic. The Danish toymaker said in a statement on Tuesday that the new bags will begin appearing in LEGO boxes starting in 2021, as part of a $400 million investment into sustainability initiatives over the next three years. The…

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…

Greeks Go Green encourages sustainability and eco-friendly living

Good News Notes: “To foster a bond in the Sorority and Fraternity Community and promote activism among members, Greeks Go Green is informing students on how to be sustainable and environmentally friendly in their everyday lives. Greeks Go Green (GGG) is a student-led organization that is open to all members of the Sorority and Fraternity Community….

Will electric planes take flight and help cool a warming planet?

Good News Notes: “Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and Washington Post owner, announced on Monday that he was donating $10 billion to save the Earth’s environment – barely a month after it was revealed Amazon threatened to fire employees who spoke out about the company’s role in the climate crisis. The new Bezos Earth Fund…