Maine Becomes First State to Ban Styrofoam Containers and Cups

May 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm





Carryout and coffee will now come in something more eco-friendly than Styrofoam in Maine

Miami Bans Monsanto’s Roundup Weedkiller

March 2, 2019 at 4:49 pm




Miami becomes the first major U.S. city to ban the use of cancer-linked glyphosate herbicide on city streets, sidewalks and parks, blaming it for red tide and algae blooms

France Becomes The First Country to Ban All Five Pesticides Linked to Bee Deaths

January 24, 2019 at 7:24 pm




France’s new ban goes further than the European Union’s, which outlaws only 3 bee-killing pesticides 

Minnesota Becomes 5th State to Restrict Use of Monsanto Herbicide

January 14, 2019 at 10:07 pm




States are standing up to protect us against Monsanto’s new herbicide dicamba, since EPA won’t

UK Bans Ad About Palm Oil Destroying Orangutan Habitat, Ad-maker Responds by Setting Loose Robotic Orangutan in London

November 19, 2018 at 10:04 pm




A robotic orangutan is roaming the streets of London “looking for a new home,” because his habitat has been destroyed by palm oil plantations

Europe Votes to Ban Most Single-Use Plastics By 2021

October 26, 2018 at 6:56 pm




European Union votes to ban plastic bags, straws, cutlery, plates and carry-out containers across the continent

Caribbean Island Becomes First Country to Ban Single-Use Plastics

August 15, 2018 at 2:04 pm




A tourist destination known as “Nature Island” passes the most comprehensive single-use plastic ban to date

Marriott Bans Straws, Eliminating A Billion Straws Per Year

July 22, 2018 at 4:40 pm




The largest hotel chain in world pledges to remove plastic straws from all of its 6500 hotels

Seattle Bans Plastic Straws and Utensils

July 5, 2018 at 11:52 pm




Drinks in Seattle restaurants now come strawless, unless you request one, in which case, it will be compostable

EU Bans ALL Bee-Harming Pesticides

May 1, 2018 at 3:37 pm




The world’s most widely used insecticides will be banned across Europe within six months to prevent ecological “armageddon”