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  1. Article: New York City Just Declared a Climate Emergency
    Environment

    New York City Just Declared a Climate Emergency

    By Joe McCarthy|June 26, 2019

    "We are in the midst of a climate crisis." Read more

  2. Article: 7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags
    Environment

    7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 26, 2019

    To combat Japan's high levels of plastic waste, the company will switch to biodegradable wrappers. Read more

  3. Article: This House in Canada Is Made of 600,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles
    Environment

    This House in Canada Is Made of 600,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles

    By Sushmita Roy|June 26, 2019

    The project could help save the planet and create homes at the same time. Read more

  4. Article: US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020
    Water & Sanitation

    US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 26, 2019

    Tax Free. Period. targets 35 states that charge menstrual products as luxury items. Read more

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