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Green Waste. What if every person could actually make an impact on the world? “Green Waste” takes an in-depth look at the process of recycling and waste management in the community of Flagstaff. From recycling plastic bags, to re-using glass bottles, from

What if every person could actually make an impact on the world? “Green Waste” takes an in-depth look at the process of recycling and waste management in the community of Flagstaff. From recycling plastic bags, to re-using glass bottles, from recycling hazardous waste to the efforts of local businesses, the film shows how every contribution, no matter how small, can collectively make the difference for a better tomorrow. Filmed and Produced under the Emerging Filmmakers Program for youth filmmakers.

Kingdom of Waste (2019)
Kingdom of Waste (2019). Our garbage accumulates and gives life to a plastic monster. We wish his reign to be short. It is probably time to think over how we produce and consume to pollute less. © 2021 cinema verde. PO Box 358711. Gainesville, FL 32635. tickets. GoGreenNation. Support. Login

Our garbage accumulates and gives life to a plastic monster. We wish his reign to be short. It is probably time to think over how we produce and consume to pollute less.

Twenty firms produce 55% of world’s plastic waste, report reveals
GoGreenNation. Twenty firms produce 55% of world’s plastic waste, report reveals. Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The enormous plastic waste footprint of the top 20 global companies amounts to more than half of the 130m metric tonnes of single-use plastic thrown

The enormous plastic waste footprint of the top 20 global companies amounts to more than half of the 130m metric tonnes of single-use plastic thrown away in 2019, the analysis says.

Can We Trust Corporations To Deal With Their Own Waste?
GoGreenNation. Can We Trust Corporations To Deal With Their Own Waste? Friday, June 25, 2021. A federal bill that includes “extended producer responsibility” for waste is dividing environmentalists and renewing questions about corporate support. Read the

A federal bill that includes “extended producer responsibility” for waste is dividing environmentalists and renewing questions about corporate support.

Scientists convert used plastic bottles into vanilla flavouring
from waste plastic. So, do you want to eat all those wasted plastic bottles? No, no, no. -tr. Read the full story here. recent ARTICLES. join us. to forge. a sustainable future. Our team is always growing. Become a partner, volunteer, sponsor, or intern

Plastic bottles have been converted into vanilla flavouring using genetically engineered bacteria, the first time a valuable chemical has been brewed from waste plastic. So, do you want to eat all those wasted plastic bottles? No, no, no. -tr

A third of all food in the U.S. gets wasted. Fixing that could help fight climate change.
GoGreenNation. A third of all food in the U.S. gets wasted. Fixing that could help fight climate change. Thursday, February 25, 2021. The carbon footprint of U.S. food waste is greater than that of the airline industry. Globally, wasted food accounts for

The carbon footprint of U.S. food waste is greater than that of the airline industry. Globally, wasted food accounts for about 8 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. The environmental consequences of producing food that no one eats are massive.

‘A combination of failures:’ why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried on a popular California beach
GoGreenNation. ‘A combination of failures:’ why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried on a popular California beach. Tuesday, August 24, 2021. San Onofre is not the only place where waste is left stranded. As more nuclear sites shut down, communities

San Onofre is not the only place where waste is left stranded. As more nuclear sites shut down, communities across the country are stuck with the waste left behind. Spent fuel is stored at 76 reactor sites in 34 states, according to the Department of Energy. Handling those stockpiles has been an afterthought to the NRC, the federal enforcer, said Allison Macfarlane, another former commission chair.

Hair waste from salons recycled to mop up oil spills on sea shores
GoGreenNation. Hair waste from salons recycled to mop up oil spills on sea shores. Saturday, May 29, 2021. Paula Todd, the owner of the Green Ginger salon in Newcastle, said: “The feedback has been so positive, it makes clients value what we do and know

Paula Todd, the owner of the Green Ginger salon in Newcastle, said: “The feedback has been so positive, it makes clients value what we do and know that we care a bit more, not just for them but for the whole environment.”

THE RECYCLING MYTH BIG OIL’S SOLUTION FOR PLASTIC WASTE LITTERED WITH FAILURE
GoGreenNation. THE RECYCLING MYTH BIG OIL’S SOLUTION FOR PLASTIC WASTE LITTERED WITH FAILURE. Thursday, July 29, 2021. Some of the world’s biggest multinationals are hailing so-called advanced recycling as the solution to a waste crisis that has lawmakers

Some of the world’s biggest multinationals are hailing so-called advanced recycling as the solution to a waste crisis that has lawmakers looking to crack down on plastics use.The impetus is coming from two sets of players: big oil and chemical companies that make the petrochemicals used to manufacture plastic, and global consumer brands that use huge amounts of the material in packaging. These giants are striking deals with startups that claim they can transform this garbage into fuel or resin to make new plastic. But some recent efforts in this “high-tech” recycling boom have already fizzled.

Scientists Say Jet Fuel Made From Food Waste Could Slash Aviation’s Climate Impact
GoGreenNation. Scientists Say Jet Fuel Made From Food Waste Could Slash Aviation’s Climate Impact. Thursday, March 18, 2021. Researchers have worked out a way to transform food scraps, used cooking oil, animal manure and wastewater sludge into jet fuel

Researchers have worked out a way to transform food scraps, used cooking oil, animal manure and wastewater sludge into jet fuel with a carbon footprint 165% lower than standard jet fuel, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

How can we make washing machines last?
kind of rubbish is becoming one of the world's fastest growing waste streams. Read the full story here. recent ARTICLES. join us. to forge. a sustainable future. Our team is always growing. Become a partner, volunteer, sponsor, or intern today. Let us know

According to iFixit, which campaigns for the right-to-repair, at least 30% of electric and electronic products are discarded when they are still in a repairable state. This kind of rubbish is becoming one of the world's fastest growing waste streams.

Life- Plastic Wrapped (2020)
Life- Plastic Wrapped (2020). Life: Plastic Wrapped was filmed and edited during 2020 Quarantine. Did you know plastics are making a HUGE comeback due to COVID-19? The increase of plastic production and waste has been directly affected by this global

Life: Plastic Wrapped was filmed and edited during 2020 Quarantine. Did you know plastics are making a HUGE comeback due to COVID-19? The increase of plastic production and waste has been directly affected by this global pandemic. The poem, "I am a head in a plastic bag (for Sasha)" was written by collaborator Haley White in relation to my obsession with our plastic problem. Taking ownership of my own participation in our plastic world and climate catastrophe has allowed me to contemplate these issues on a deeper level.

For 25 Years, Taxpayers Picked Up Polluters’ Superfund Bill. That May Finally Change.
GoGreenNation. For 25 Years, Taxpayers Picked Up Polluters’ Superfund Bill. That May Finally Change. Friday, April 16, 2021. Fees on oil producers and petrochemical companies once funded toxic waste cleanups. Republicans let them expire in 1995. Democrats

Fees on oil producers and petrochemical companies once funded toxic waste cleanups. Republicans let them expire in 1995. Democrats want them back.

I Wrote About This Environmental Injustice Decades Ago. It Hasn’t Changed.
GoGreenNation. I Wrote About This Environmental Injustice Decades Ago. It Hasn’t Changed. Tuesday, June 29, 2021. I documented this pattern in my book Dumping in Dixie more than three decades ago, finding that “toxic-waste dumps, municipal landfills

I documented this pattern in my book Dumping in Dixie more than three decades ago, finding that “toxic-waste dumps, municipal landfills, garbage incinerators and similar noxious facilities” tended to be located in minority neighborhoods with little access to the levers of government power.

Every euro invested in nuclear power makes the climate crisis worse'
to tackle the climate crisis remains hot. Many environmentalists are opposed, pointing to the risk of nuclear meltdowns and the difficulty of properly disposing of nuclear waste. However, it has been championed by others for its ability to produce huge

As Japan marks the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the global conversation around the merits of using nuclear power to tackle the climate crisis remains hot. Many environmentalists are opposed, pointing to the risk of nuclear meltdowns and the difficulty of properly disposing of nuclear waste.

El País de la Eterna Primavera (Land of the Eternal Spring)
heap of human and animal waste and burning ash. Surrounded by swarming flies and accompanied by writer Erik Maza (Baltimore Sun, Town & Country), Henry observes, “This is their playground.”. © 2021 cinema verde. PO Box 358711. Gainesville, FL 32635. tickets. GoGreenNation. Support. Login

El País De La Eterna Primavera, El – Land of the Eternal Spring (Guatemala, 4 min). Directed by Boaz Dvir. San Francisco-based photojournalist Jason Henry (New York Times, Vice, Wall Street Journal) treks to Guatemala’s most infamous landfill, Teculután. Against the backdrop of the Sierra de las Minas mountains, Henry tries to maintain his composure as he shoots children digging through the garbage in search of shreds of sustenance in a monstrous heap of human and animal waste and burning ash. Surrounded by swarming flies and accompanied by writer Erik Maza (Baltimore Sun, Town & Country), Henry observes, “This is their playground.”

Napoli Eden (2020)
Luggo (awarded at the 58th Venice Biennale) who is about to face the city of Naples for the installation of her gigantic works, made using recycled aluminum waste. © 2021 cinema verde. PO Box 358711. Gainesville, FL 32635. tickets. GoGreenNation. Support. Login

Annalaura di Luggo, Neapolitan artist and visionary, proposes a bold concept of cultural and social rebirth for her city by transforming discarded scraps of recycled aluminum into works of art, enlisting the aid of some troubled teenagers from the Spanish Neighborhood and offering them a new perspective on life…. A Journey into the light "Napoli Eden will premiére in Rome at the Italian PARLIAMENT on October 6, 2020" The whole story is the adventure of the Neapolitan artist Annalaura di Luggo (awarded at the 58th Venice Biennale) who is about to face the city of Naples for the installation of her gigantic works, made using recycled aluminum waste.

‘A combination of failures:’ why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried on a popular California beach
GoGreenNation. ‘A combination of failures:’ why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried on a popular California beach. Monday, August 30, 2021. The San Onofre reactors are among dozens across the United States phasing out, but experts say they best

The San Onofre reactors are among dozens across the United States phasing out, but experts say they best represent the uncertain future of nuclear energy. “It’s a combination of failures, really,” said Gregory Jaczko, who chaired the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the top federal enforcer, between 2009 and 2012, of the situation at San Onofre.

A Satirical New Animation by Greenpeace Swamps Boris Johnson in a Gushing Sea of Plastic
of plastic overwhelms the prime minister and carries him out to the street. The satirical and. pressing animation pours the equivalent of the 1.8 million kilograms of. waste the U.K. sends to other countries each day into Downing Street, which topples

Greenpeace’s new campaign opens with a single bottle bouncing off Boris Johnson’s head mid-press conference before a waterfall of plastic overwhelms the prime minister and carries him out to the street. The satirical and pressing animation pours the equivalent of the 1.8 million kilograms of waste the U.K. sends to other countries each day into Downing Street, which topples Johnson and Michael Gove as it literally engulfs the British political landscape.

Millions of electric car batteries will retire in the next decade. What happens to them?
has. climate, environmental. and. human rights. impacts – they also threaten to leave a mountain of electronic waste as they reach the end of their lives. Read the full story here. recent ARTICLES. join us. to forge. a sustainable future. Our team is always

Not only do these batteries require large amounts of raw materials, including lithium, nickel and cobalt – mining for which has climate, environmental and human rights impacts – they also threaten to leave a mountain of electronic waste as they reach the end of their lives.

Going with the Flow: Exploring Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park
city. Runoff carrying chemicals, animal waste, and even trash seep into the creek as it travels, and these pollutants eventually end up in the aquifer, which Gainesville relies on for its drinking water. The Gainesville Clean Water Partnership. official

The streams near the trail pass through wetlands, which play a vital role in filtering out pollution from the water. Despite the sanitary start, the creek collects pollutants as it leaves the wetlands and flows further into the city. Runoff carrying chemicals, animal waste, and even trash seep into the creek as it travels, and these pollutants eventually end up in the aquifer, which Gainesville relies on for its drinking water.

Going with the Flow: Exploring Loblolly Woods Nature Park
Park is a perfect example. Oil from cars, discarded trash, and animal waste from the roads, businesses, and apartments surrounding the park are swept up in the surface runoff. The runoff flows into the creek and contaminates the water. The contrast between

...more pollutants seep into the water as it travels further into the city, and Loblolly Park is a perfect example. Oil from cars, discarded trash, and animal waste from the roads, businesses, and apartments surrounding the park are swept up in the surface runoff. The runoff flows into the creek and contaminates the water.

If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater
GoGreenNation. If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater. Monday, April 26, 2021. The Japanese government intends to starting dump the nuclear wastewater in two years from now. We ask them to reflect on our

The Japanese government intends to starting dump the nuclear wastewater in two years from now. We ask them to reflect on our joint nuclear legacy and listen to their Pacific neighbours. We are saying loudly and clearly: our ocean is not your dumping ground.

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