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Ocean Pollution

To Cut Waste, Hamburg Bans Coffee Pods and Plastic
6 years ago

To Cut Waste, Hamburg Bans Coffee Pods and Plastic

A 150-page report released by the city of Hamburg, Germany called the Guide to Green Procurement stated, “Coffee pods cause unnecessary resource consumption and waste generation. Besides plastic, they often …
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California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”
7 years ago

California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”

Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, usually referred to as Proposition 65, chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be …
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Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides
7 years ago

Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides

Nearly all strawberry samples—98 percent—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. Forty percent had residues of 10 or more pesticides and some had residues of 17 different pesticides. Some …
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