Eco-friendly Practices

Is the "organic" seal worth it, given disputes on standards?

Jul 11, 2018

Is the "organic" seal worth the extra price, given disputes over standards?

Japan nuclear agency urges measures to cut plutonium stocks

Jul 5, 2018

Japan's nuclear policy-setting body has endorsed a call for stricter management of its fuel recycling program to reduce its plutonium stockpile

Japan OKs ambitious nuke energy goals, plutonium reuse plan

Jul 3, 2018

Japan OKs ambitious nuke energy targets, plutonium recycling plan

Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars

Jul 2, 2018

Seattle bars and restaurants can no longer offer plastic straws and utensils under a rule that aims to reduce marine plastic pollution

In 'Leave No Trace,' Debra Granik stays off the beaten path

Jun 26, 2018

In the survivalist father-daughter tale 'Leave No Trace,' filmmaker Debra Granik stays off the beaten path

Foxconn investing in $30 million water recycling system

Jun 19, 2018

Foxconn Technology Group says it's investing in a $30 million recycling system to significantly reduce the amount of water it draws from Lake Michigan for its planned manufacturing complex in southeast Wisconsin

A big stink erupts over landfills ringing Russia's capital

Jun 19, 2018

Thousands are protesting the noxious fumes coming from overcrowded landfills surrounding Moscow, saying the gases are causing respiratory problems and other illnesses.

Armani democratizes the double-breasted jacket

Jun 18, 2018

Giorgio Armani sticks to masculine elegance in looks anchored by the double-breasted jacket. Fendi takes an elegant deep-dive into wardrobe staples this season, with a playful twist on anagrams. Stella McCartney shows off sustainable tailoring.

2 convicted in Germany for giant swastika on roof, fined

Jun 13, 2018

Two men have been convicted of violating German laws against displaying Nazi-era symbols for etching a giant swastika into the dirt on the roof a house and leaving it there for months

Mayor seeks lower renewable energy costs; Kerry faults Trump

Jun 7, 2018

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called the decision by President Donald Trump to pull out of the Paris climate accord a "tragedy" but said states and private sector leaders are trying to meet the goal of reducing greenhouse gases anyway


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