A PETA-linked group touting vegan diets issued a complaint with the state of California requesting that processed meats--things like sausage and bacon--be saddled with a Proposition 65 warning. Prop 65 warnings are burdensome regulations that require anyone selling goods within the state of California to disclose any possible carcinogens that may...

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a floating mass of trash that is the size of Texas located off the coast of Hawaii, is often evoked when environmentalists discuss the need to reduce single-use plastic waste. But most of the patch is not small items like bottles, bags, or straws. According...

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Celebrity Khloé Kardashian took to her Instagram story to call out her supporters' usage of single-use plastic water bottles. Khloé, who previously promoted the Fidus Motivational 1 Gallon Reusable Water Bottle to her 153 million followers as a way to stay hydrated, expressed her frustration that many are refilling it...

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There is a long-standing belief that pizza boxes cannot be recycled, but that is not true today in most municipalities. Most pizza boxes can be recycled just like any other box.  To recycle a pizza box, just make sure all of the slices, crust, and stuck-on cheese has been removed and...

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A federal judge in Mexico upheld President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s anti-science ban on genetically modified (GMO) corn.  Obrador announced the ban on modified corn late last year. Modified crops are more resistant to pests, produce higher yields, and take up less land. There is zero credible evidence that modified crops...

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Almost every day, some Americans are notified that their home has been placed under a boil water advisory because their drinking water has been contaminated. This leads many to believe that boiling water is a catch-all solution to any water contamination. While boiling water can get rid of some of...

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The Netflix documentary Seaspiracy reveals a surprising fact: The war on single-use plastics isn’t actually helping the oceans. Seaspiracy reveals that the real culprit is abandoned fishing gear, also known as “ghost gear.” That may come as a surprise to environmentalists who have pushed for bans on single-use items in more...

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The United States is not responsible for most of the trash in the ocean. While the U.S. produces a lot of the world’s trash, almost none of it ends up in the ocean. Only one percent of mismanaged trash in the ocean can be traced back to the U.S., according...

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With a press release in hand, Alaska Airlines told the world that it was going to save the planet by banning the distribution of plastic water bottles on its flights and swapping them with boxed water. The intention of this change was certainly to paint the airline as a green(er) operation, but a...

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Half of the East Coast’s gasoline and jet fuel supply is at a standstill after a malware attack forced the shutdown of Colonial Pipelines.  Colonial Pipelines, a private firm that supplies gasoline to most of the cities from the Gulf Coast to Boston, was targeted by the Russian hacking group DarkSide....

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