Environment

Alex Trebek gifted Los Angeles with land to build a park years before his death

Alex Trebek made his mark on the world in more ways than one. Prior to his death on November 8, the beloved ‘Jeopardy’ host donated land to Los Angeles that runs into the popular Runyon Canyon. Read the full story now.
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Can changing your diet help protect the environment?

A local university professor said if Americans adhere to global dietary recommendations designed to reduce the impact of food production and consumption, environmental degradation could be reduced by up to 38 percent.
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Lyft Pledges Commitment to All-Electric Fleet by 2030

Lyft plans to have a fully electric fleet by 2030. The ride hailing company announced on Wednesday its plan to transition to “100 percent” electric or zero-emission vehicles. Read more.
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Why We Celebrate Earth Day

This year marks Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. And while many will be celebrating the occasion — albeit in ways they never have before — few people know about the history of the event. This is why we celebrate the holiday.
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Coca-Cola To Sell Dasani In Aluminum Cans And Bottles

Helping the environment one bottle of water at a time!
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1Thing: A new Boston startup is eliminating plastic waste by making reusable bottles for household cleaning supplies

In an effort to curb the amount of plastic everyday Americans use, a Boston startup is finding a way to make reusable bottles for home cleaning products. Started earlier this year, ThreeMain sells aluminum bottles to customers guaranteed to last a lifetime . Instead of returning to the store on a...
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Boston startup Rocketbook looking to save trees with sustainable notebooks

Every year in the United States, about one billion trees worth of paper are thrown away. Boston-based startup Rocketbook is looking to change that with their sustainable notebooks for the digital age. Their notebooks are re-usable indefinitely, and unlike a laptop, they won’t run out of charge...
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Boston GreenFest: 11th annual sustainability festival at City Hall Plaza

On the first weekend of August, the 11th annual Boston GreenFest will be taking place at Boston's City Hall Plaza. The three-day fest aims to create a sustainable world by empowering its attendees to live green. It also strives to create a green festival through not allowing bottled water on site,...
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Starbucks to Eliminate Straws Globally by 2020

Starbucks announced today (July 9) that they will officially eliminate plastic straws from its more than 28,000 stores worldwide.
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Will Chocolate Go Extinct by 2050?

Chocolate is apparently on track to become extinct by the year 2050. Yes, chocolate. Business Insider reports that over half of the world's chocolate comes from Cacao plants in just two countries in West Africa. The plant can only continue to grow in "rainforested land" 20 degrees north and south...
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