Vermont Makes it Illegal to Throw Compost in the Trash

August 6, 2020 at 12:24 am




All food scraps must now be composted in Vermont to save space in landfills and reduce methane emissions

Germany Bans Single-Use Plastics by 2021

July 18, 2020 at 1:19 pm




Germany bans single-use plastic food containers, cups, cutlery, straws and more

Mexico Bans Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide

July 12, 2020 at 9:38 pm




Mexico announces a plan to be 100% glyphosate-free by 2024

EPA Approves “Emergency” Use of Banned Bee-Killing Insecticide On 14 Million Acres

June 23, 2019 at 3:40 pm




EPA tells farmers to “go ahead” and spray unapproved insecticide known to kill bees on millions of acres of crops known to attract bees

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