Environment and Climate

IKEA Says Goodbye to Single-Use Plastics on Jan. 1, 2020

The Swedish retail giant pledged to get rid of all single-use plastics in its home furnishings and restaurants.
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Campus Recycling Program Makes Comeback at Saint Leo University

After closing down its program due to contaminated bins a few years ago, the Sullivan Foundation partner school has made huge strides in recycling and waste reduction in 2019.
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Furman University Wins Award for Green Buildings

The U.S. Green Building Council Carolinas honored the Sullivan Foundation partner school for its innovative, high-performance buildings constructed with sustainability in mind.
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Reducing Carbon Emissions: Duke Professor Recommends Strategy to Break Political Stalemate

Tim Profeta suggested a federal/state partnership approach to reducing carbon emissions, with individual states developing their own solutions to climate change.
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The Pivotal Role of Youth Fighting Climate Change

Impacted by how unjust laws perpetuate the injustices of climate change, Generation Z and Millennials are taking matters into their own hands to shift the power back to the people.
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10 Tips for a More Sustainable Christmas

Experts from Furman University's David E. Shi Center for Sustainability want you to have a green, eco-friendly and very merry Christmas.