How Tommy Hilfiger is working toward sustainability and inclusivity

Good News Notes: “On the roof of Tommy Hilfiger’s European distribution center—located in the Dutch town of  Venlo—are 48,000 solar panels, just one of the latest steps the fashion brand has taken to be more sustainable. CEO Martijn Hagman announced the completion of the solar panel roof at the Fast Company Innovation Festival on Tuesday,…

Johnnie Walker paper bottle first step in sustainable packaging race

Good News Notes: “Collaboration is the way to go when it comes to tackling climate change, according to one of the world’s largest alcoholic drinks makers. Like many large manufacturers, Diageo found that a lot of its carbon footprint is produced early on in its supply chain, including from raw materials and in packaging. These are classified…

Maine going green with large vehicle purchases

Good News Notes: “Maine is moving toward a greener future when it comes to large vehicles. Maine is among 15 states and the District of Columbia to announced they are committing to accelerating the process to get electric trucks and buses on the road.” View the whole story here: https://www.wabi.tv/2020/07/14/maine-going-green-with-large-vehicle-purchases/

Scientists reveal how coronavirus lockdowns in China reduced air pollution

Good News Notes: “Researchers have revealed more details of how China’s coronavirus lockdowns reduced air pollution.” “The research is part of a special collection of papers published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in the journal Science Advances. The papers examine how pandemics affect – and are affected by – global environmental conditions. The coronavirus first…

When it comes to sustainability, “blue foods” may be the answer

Good News Notes: “Climate change is accelerating, and a livestock-based food system is a huge part of the problem. Experts agree that eating less meat (and even just eating less in general) could have tremendous positive impacts on our planet by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which means we ought to seek out alternative protein sources. There are…