The professional basketball player, Chris Paul, is bringing plant-based vending machines to HBCU colleges. The Phoenix Suns point guard recently invested in Koia, a plant-based drink company, and now, his vending machines would be filled with plant-based drinks and protein shakes. He will make sure that every historically black college campus gets these plant-based vending machines. Koia CEO and Co-founder Chris Hunter, said, “We are thrilled to partner with Chris Paul because he’s an exceptional human being on and off the court, embodying the power of plant-based nutrition. We are aligned with Paul around a vision of the future where everyone has access to healthy food and look forward to working together to make that a reality.”
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The jury of nine experts are currently selecting the global prize winners in the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction. The 33 finalist projects from 25 countries are displayed as a poster exhibition in Zurich and are also made available via an online platform for jury members who were unable to travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Head of the Academic Committee (AC) of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, Marilyne Andersen, provided a “virtual tour” of the exhibition for the jury members unable to travel to Zurich.
Abandoned prisons in North Carolina are being converted to sustainable farms thanks to Growing Change.
The National Trust is phasing out single-use plastics from its shops and cafes by 2022, as efforts to tackle the issue of plastic waste gather pace. The charity, which looks after more than 500 historic properties, 775 miles of coastline and more than 600,000 acres of countryside, said it was committed to cutting down on waste. It has pledged to ensure all its shops are free of single-use plastics and remove all throwaway plastic bottles from its cafes by 2022.