truth® and Girl Scouts are Teaming Up to Provide Youth with the Facts to Take on Environmental Tobacco Pollution

More than 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year. Truth Initiative®, the national public health organization building a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco, has partnered with Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital in the Greater Washington Region, to engage more than 2,000 girls in the fight against tobacco. The ‘Earth Defender’ curriculum teaches Girl Scouts how to become the generation to end smoking, by taking a stand against the most polluted item in the world: cigarettes butts. Through this partnership with Truth Initiative, Girl Scouts is incorporating…

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Timberland Wardrobe Values Survey Uncovers Consumer Eco-Fashion Behaviors

In a world motivated by social cred and “likes,” it comes as no surprise that U.S. consumers on average spend roughly $250 a month on clothes, shoes and accessories. But what you might not expect is that men not only outspend women when it comes to their closet (spending an average of $310.50 per month on their wardrobe, compared to $187.20 for women), they are also 52 percent more likely than women to say they care a lot about eco-conscious fashion. Just in time for Earth Day, outdoor lifestyle brand…

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P&G Announces New Environmental Sustainability Goals Focused on Enabling and Inspiring Positive Impact in the World

Procter & Gamble have announced it has achieved many of its 2020 environmental sustainability goals, has plans in place to meet the rest and has established new, broad-reaching goals for 2030. The new goals, titled “Ambition 2030,” aim to enable and inspire positive impact on the environment and society while creating value for the Company and consumers.     “We believe P&G can be a force for good and a force for growth, and we are taking a more deliberate approach to delighting consumers while enabling responsible consumption,” said David…

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BBC to ban single-use plastic

The BBC has announced a three-step plan to remove single-use plastic from our operations by 2020. Plastic cups and cutlery will be scrapped by the end of 2018, ending the use of around 2 million plastic cups used by visitors and staff across the BBC’s sites a year. Several BBC sites have already begun to remove plastic cups from kitchens and replace with glasses wherever possible. This will be rolled out to all BBC offices. Plastic containers will be removed from canteens by 2019 starting with a pilot in Salford this…

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