McDonald’s UK Happy Meals Will Be Plastic Toy Free

Good News Notes: “This is exciting news and I wish all fast-food restaurants would follow suit! My toddler loves to get a kids meal especially when a little toy comes with the meal. She normally plays with the item while we are at the restaurant then once we are home she shows no interest in…

Toshiba Celebrates Sustainability with Recycling & Reforesting Efforts

Good News Notes: “Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to a more sustainable earth, Toshiba America Business Solutions announces its recycling of nearly 187 U.S. tons of e-waste – from spent toner consumables – and replanting of 37,083 trees in 2019.” “Since 2008, Toshiba has eliminated about 1,542 tons of e-waste from entering landfills via the company’s EcoSmart Toner…

D.C. firefighter uses bagpipes to give a welcome pause from pandemic

Good News Notes: “The lone bagpiper, dressed in blue jeans, a flannel shirt and a baseball cap, stood beneath a flagpole in front of a hospital. He played “God Bless America.” Five nurses in scrubs listened nearby, one lying on her back in the green grass, soaking in the sun. They work at MedStar Montgomery…

Tesco to scrap multipack plastic wrapping in green drive

 Good News Notes: “More than 350 million tonnes of plastic a year could be removed from the United Kingdom and Ireland‘s supermarket shelves after Tesco, the world’s third-largest retailer, pledged to scrap shrink-wrapped multipacks across all its own-brand and branded tinned food. The move – the first of its kind by a large supermarket chain – has…