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In this Friday, April 15, 2016 file photo, members of British band Coldplay, from left, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Chris Martin, and Will Champion, participate in a press conference at Foro Sol in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file)

Coldplay Decides Not To Tour For Environmental Reasons

The British band Coldplay has decided not to launch a global tour because of environmental concerns.
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Bottled Water Craze Outpaces Recycling Efforts SAN FRANCISCO - MARCH 2: Recycled plastic bottles are seen at the San Francisco Recycling Center March 2, 2005 in San Francisco, California. Bottled water is the single largest growth area among all beverages

California's Largest Recycling Business Closes, 750 Laid Off

RePlanet closed all 284 of its centers, and company president David Lawrence said the decision was driven by increased business costs and falling prices of recycled aluminum and PET plastic...
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Used plastic bottles for recycling.

Local Researchers Develop a 100 Percent Recyclable Plastic

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a plastic can be recycled an infinite amount of times.
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In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Jason Momoa arrives at the premiere of "Aquaman" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Watch Jason Momoa Shave His Signature Beard To Promote Recycling

VIDEO: Momoa released a video on Wednesday in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his “Game of Thrones” and DC characters Drogo and Arthur Curry. Momoa said he thought he last shaved in 2012.
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This combination of photos released by Ralph Lauren shows Polo shirts made from recycled plastic bottles. (Ralph Lauren via AP)

Earth, Meet Polo: Ralph Lauren Unveils Plastic Bottle Shirt

Each shirt is made from an average of 12 bottles collected in Taiwan, where the Polos are made, in partnership with an organization called First Mile. The shirts will be available Thursday for men and women at RalphLauren.com and in stores around the globe.
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Disposable Cup (Photo credit: Natthapon Ngamnithiporn/Dreamstime)

Berkeley Approves 25 Cent Fee On Disposable Cups

An anti-waste ordinance was unanimously approved by the Berkeley City Council Tuesday night, requiring businesses to charge customers 25 cents for disposable cups.
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Plastic Bottle Waste On the water surface dirty, Rotten water, Bottle Waste (Photo credit: Amnat Buakeaw)

EU Parliament Backs Ban, Limits On Single-Use Plastics

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics to counter pollution in seas, fields and waterways...
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Eco-Friendly Fashion Forward Brands To Shop

Eco-Friendly Fashion Forward Brands To Shop

There is such a thing as #1THING Fabulous Fashion Shopping . Here are 5 brands that show they have Mama Earth in mind while keeping you Fashion Fabulous!
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Natural Make-up Young Woman

10 Makeup Brands With You and Mama Earth In Mind

There's a cool eco-blog, called Sustainably Chic that was started in 2014 by Natalie from Jacksonville, FL. Natalie has an extensive background in fashion. She decided she did not want to stay in the industry unless she was making a Positive Sustainable Change. Sustainably Chic became an outlet for...
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