Environment

KFC Singapore Will No Longer Offer Diners Single-Use Plastic Straws and Lids

Fast-food giant KFC no longer provides plastic cup lids and straws with drinks at its 84 Singapore outlets, the chain announced earlier this week. According to Channel News Asia, the company explained how the "No Straws Initiative" is estimated to see a reduction of...

UK Ban on Plastic Microbeads in Beauty Products Now in Effect

The UK's ban on plastic microbeads in beauty products went into effect earlier this week. The ban was announced in January, giving manufacturers six months to remove the tiny bits of plastic used as abrasives in a number of skincare and beauty products including...

Leaked UN Report Urges Reduced Meat and Dairy Intake to Combat ‘Urgent’ Global Warming

On Thursday, new information about the state of the Earth's climate was leaked. According to a draft UN report that was obtained by news agency Reuters, global warming growth is set to exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7° Fahrenheit). According to The Guardian, the...

Fishing and Climate Change Create ‘Urgent’ Need for Ocean Protections, Says New Study

Fish off the coast of Australia are facing rapidly declining populations, says a new study published in the journal Aquatic Conservation. Fish species including bream and snapper have declined by as much as one-third during the ten-year study period. Researchers...

McDonald’s Announces New Initiative to Swap Out Single-Use Plastic Straws

McDonald’s is stepping up its sustainability efforts. The fast-food behemoth just announced last Friday that it is switching to paper straws in all UK and Ireland locations in response to the mounting waste accumulated by single-use plastic straws. The swap to paper...

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