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Green America in the News (April 5, 2019) Going green may be trendy, but it’s not just a fad. “The climate crisis is intensifying, with eminent scientists warning that our actions over the coming decade will determine how life on Earth will, or will not, prevail,” said Fran Teplitz,…
carbon footprint, climate change, cost savings
Yahoo News
Green America in the News (January 8, 2019) By The Associated Pres SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California would become the first state to require businesses to offer electronic receipts unless customers ask for paper copies under legislation proposed on Tuesday. Many businesses and consumers…

The New York Times
Green America in the News (January 8, 2019) A California lawmaker introduced legislation this week that would make the state the first to bar retailers from giving out printed receipts unless a customer requests them. The proposed measure — Assembly Bill 161 — would require stores to use…

CNBC
Green America in the News (December 28, 2018) By Steph Yi Twinkling pine, spruce and fir trees bring holiday cheer to homes around the world. But with the end of festivities comes the not-so-jolly chore of disrobing and discarding these unwieldy house guests. You don’t want your Christmas tree…

The New York Times
Green America in the News (December 21, 2018) This Christmas, Mariah Byrne was set on buying a hammock for a college friend. Preferably, she’d find just the right one from an environmentally conscious outdoor retailer. She checked REI. Too expensive. She looked at Patagonia. Also beyond her…

The Washington Post
Green America in the News (December 20, 2018) Beth Porter is Green America’s Climate & Recycling Director, as well as the author of Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine: Sorting Out the Recycling System who joins Jonathan to talk all things recycling; what is is, how it works, if plastic straws are as…

Getting Curious
Green America in the News (February 11, 2018) T-Mobile announced its second wind farm project as it continues efforts to sustainably sourcing its energy. In late January, T-Mobile announced its decision to shift to 100 percent renewable energy by 2021. In addition, they became the first U.S.…

Boss Magazine
Green America in the News (January 9, 2018) From record-breaking marches and protests to devastating generational weather events to the strength of the #MeToo movement, in my last piece, I pointed out that 2017 transformed how our society works and lives, which simultaneously created new…

Huffington Post
Green America in the News (January 8, 2018)   The Best Nonprofits Fighting for Sustainability   12345678 We’ve carefully selected these nonprofits because they’re actively working toward sustainability and protecting the environment. Nominate a notable nonprofit by emailing us at…

Heathline
Green America in the News (December 27, 2017)   Katherine Martinko (@feistyredhair)Living / Green Home December 22, 2017 phone book anymore? In the process, you'll save trees and limit exposure to toxic chemicals. If your house looks anything like mine, there is probably paper clutter all…

Tree Hugger
Green America in the News (December 19, 2017) Green America recently launched the Re(store) It campaign to educate the public and U.S. corporations about the benefits of regenerative agriculture, an approach to farming which uses methods that rejuvenate the soil and trap greenhouse gases. The…

High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal
Green America in the News (December 9, 2017) by Kimberly B. Johnson  Indulgent sweet treats are somewhat apart of American culture, like all the bite-sized chocolates we see around Christmas time or Valentine's Day. Would the gesture of a milk chocolate gift be as warm or romantic, however,…

Konbini
Green America in the News (November 28, 2017) Congress wants to spend millions peddling corporate talking points on GMOs. By Anna Meyer While Congress hasn’t accomplished much in 2017, it did manage to pass a budget resolution — and within that budget, a sum of $3 million stands out.…

Common Dreams
Green America in the News (October 30, 2017) Of Gods and Goblins   Judy Gearhart, Contributor Executive Director, International Labor Rights Forum   This week, as millions of American kids prepare their costumes for the biggest chocolate consumption holiday of the year – Halloween –…

Huffington Post
Green America in the News (October 18, 2017)   This year, spending on Halloween is expected to reach an average of $86.13 per person, up from $82.93 last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey on Halloween. The Halloween spending stats Halloween was originally a…

The Alternative Daily
Green America in the News (September 21, 2017) WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — DanoneWave, the North American operations of Danone S.A., is introducing its first Non-GMO Project verified yogurts as part of its Dannon Pledge, the company’s commitment to practices focused on sustainable agriculture,…

Food Business News
Green America in the News (September 20, 2017) Roughly a year after Dannon announced its Dannon Pledge, a commitment to more natural ingredients and product transparency, the company has successfully transformed its yogurt-making process; the company has announced that its Dannon® brand Whole…

Deli Market News
Green America in the News (September 16, 2017) Originally published on Red Green & Blue. A funny thing happened on the way to renegotiating NAFTA, the North American Trade Agreement that Trump said is so terrible for American workers. “The Swamp” is back, and it seems to be in charge, and…

Clean Technica
Green America in the News (September 11, 2017) Entrepreneurs gathering in Washington for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Summit, please beware.  By pushing for a little-known but damaging legal concept buried in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the chamber has chosen…

The Hill
Green America in the News (August 30, 2017) Green America launched a new campaign Thursday urging AT&T and Verizon to publicly commit to fuel their operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025. "AT&T and Verizon both recognize the urgency of climate change and the need for…

Politico