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EPA's Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge

EPA's Great Lakes 2008 Earth Day Challenge

CHICAGO, Illinois, March 14, 2008 (ENS) – For Earth Day 2008, the U.S. EPA Great Lakes region invites public help to collect at least one million pounds of electronic waste and one million pills. The EPA is encouraging organizations, businesses and communities in the Great Lakes region to protect the environment by sponsoring collections of…

Climate Change Links 2008 Champions of the Earth

Climate Change Links 2008 Champions of the Earth

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 29, 2008 (ENS) – A prime minister, a former prime minister, and a prince are among seven Champions of the Earth selected for recognition as outstanding environmental achievers by the UN Environment Programme. The work of this year’s champions – one from each region of the world – is all related to…

Whole Foods Markets Will Phase Out Plastic Bags by Earth Day

Whole Foods Markets Will Phase Out Plastic Bags by Earth Day

AUSTIN, Texas, January 21, 2008 (ENS) – Whole Foods Market announced today that it will end the use of disposable plastic grocery bags at the checkouts in all of its 270 stores in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. with the goal to be free of plastic bags by Earth Day, April 22, 2008. “Central…