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Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found in 10 Varieties of Macaroni and Cheese Powders

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Contains Phthalates - Mike Mozart/ Flickr CC BY 2.0National Coalition Urges Kraft Heinz to Lead the Industry by Pledging to Eliminate Any and All Sources of Phthalates

Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese products has revealed toxic industrial chemicals (known as phthalates) in the cheese powders of all of the tested items, according to the Coalition for Safer Food Processing & Packaging, a national alliance of leading public health and food safety groups. 

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MIT Climate CoLab launches seven new contests with $10K grand prize

Global, web-based community to pool intelligence to create solutions to address climate change

While nearly every country in the world – along with many companies, cities, regions, and other organizations – has outlined goals for addressing climate change, there is still much work to be done to create the detailed implementation plans to actually achieve these goals.

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Top 5 Ways to Reduce Lunch Box Waste

School lunches are the biggest waste your kids create.It's back to school time and in our article entitled Top 10 things to Green Your Back to School Shopping we totally skipped the most important way to reduce your kid's contribution to the landfill, lunchtime. School lunches are the most wasteful part of your child's day. From brown paper bags to plastic baggies to plastic straws to all that packaging for quick snacks, lunchtime has become an hour of waste. Here are some tips and products to help reduce all that single-use disposable waste in the lunch sack. (Hint: These aren't bad ideas for Mom and Dad too.)

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EPA Union Asks American People, 'Why Do You Love the EPA?'

Working people at the Environmental Protection Agency have dedicated their careers to keeping America's air clean and water safe. They serve without political agenda and keep their focus on protecting community health for all Americans – now and in the future. But, despite making massive strides in keeping dangerous pollutants out of our drinking water and air, civil servants at the EPA may soon see their work unraveled.

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Better Water with the Clear2O® Advanced Water Filtration Pitcher

Clear2O on the GO! Tired of the expense and trips to the store to purchase bottled water? Now you can get 50 gallons of clear, fresh water that you can store in your RV refrigerator. Applica Water Products LLC, a leading developer of water filtration products, is pleased to announce the launch of its new, Clear2O® ADVANCED Water Filtration Pitcher for RV Market

It's not only retirees looking to tour the country in motor homes, the millennial generation is also fueling new growth in recreational vehicle sales, interested in experiencing life on the GO!  But, one of the things that continues to be a nuisance, regardless if you are a retiree or millennial, is the taste of water in campgrounds.

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Project Learning Tree and Sustainable Forestry Initiative Join Forces to Expand Youth Environmental Education Programs

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that SFI has become the new home of Project Learning Tree (PLT). PLT is an award-winning environmental education program that uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase youth understanding of the environment and actions they can take to conserve it. PLT's integration into SFI provides an opportunity for the program to expand its reach and impact. And SFI's role as a sustainability leader will be bolstered by PLT's expertise in education, an increasing focus in SFI's community engagement work. PLT was previously housed at the American Forest Foundation.

Web Series Examine Climate Change Issues with Humor

We bet you didn’t think climate change could make you laugh! But this new series can…
 
The Primetime Emmy® Award-winning television and digital series Years of Living Dangerously has joined forces with Funny Or Die to launch a new digital series which tackles the issues surrounding climate change with humor.

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