[UPDATED] I was just sent this: SHOCKER:RECYCLING PLASTIC IS MAKING OCEAN LITTER WORSE This one is surging — or, I should say, re-surging, since it’s not at all new — and you will……
The Santa Monica City Council approved an ordinance to ban a long list of single-use plastics during a meeting Tuesday night.
An ancient cup, designed to be hurled out with the rubbish, is going on display at the British Museum. The 3,500 year-old, single-use vessel, which once contained wine rather than coffee, was made by the Minoans, one of the first advanced civilisations in Europe.
The Food Sustainability Index (FSI), developed by Economist Impact with the support of the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN), measures the sustainability of food systems in 78 countries around three key issues outlined in the 2015 BCFN Milan Protocol and designed around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): food loss and waste; Sustainable agriculture; and nutritional challenges. The Index looks at policies and outcomes around sustainable food systems and diets through a series of key performance indicators (KPIs) that consider environmental, social and economic sustainability.