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Employees Are Fighting For A New Cause At Work: The Climate

Employees Are Fighting For A New Cause At Work: The Climate

At the end of February, thousands of cleaning workers in Minneapolis marched in what’s believed to have been the first union-authorized climate strike in the United States. The protesters, many of them immigrants and people of color who have seen their communities harmed by everything from air pollution to drought, …

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We Made So Much Progress On Plastic Bags. Coronavirus Could Undo It All.

We Made So Much Progress On Plastic Bags. Coronavirus Could Undo It All.

There are very few winners in a global pandemic, but it seems that the plastics industry might be one.  Less than six months ago, Massachusetts was on the verge of passing a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. At least 130 towns and cities across the commonwealth had already limited …

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Online vs. In-Store Shopping: The Eco-Friendly Choice Isn’t Always Obvious

Online vs. In-Store Shopping: The Eco-Friendly Choice Isn't Always Obvious

Online shopping is becoming easier and easier, with more selection and speedier deliveries. And purchasing everyday items, such as toothpaste and tampons or washing detergent and sponges, is increasingly shifting toward online rather than in-store. In the U.S., the share of these “fast-moving consumer goods” ― low-priced items that you …

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The Myth Of Sustainable Fashion

The Myth Of Sustainable Fashion

“Fashion and quality at the best price, in a sustainable way!” shouts H&M’s Twitter bio. That’s how the Swedish company wants its customers to think of the brand.  The fast-fashion behemoth has gone to great lengths to claim sustainable status in recent years. Its Conscious Collection features garments made from …

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