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Can we please quit plastic toothbrushes?

Your toothbrush is part of the plastic crisis. It doesn’t have to be.
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Fire blanketed Lahaina in toxic debris. Where can they put it?

Crews are sending thousands of truckloads of debris to a temporary disposal site, alarming Native Hawaiian residents and those seeking to protect a prized coral reef.
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Key climate language poorly understood by majority in UK, poll finds

Terms such as ‘green’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘environmentally friendly’ understood only by minority, says study.

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To keep building materials out of landfills, cities are embracing 'deconstruction'

From Portland to San Antonio, cities have begun to mandate that old buildings be taken apart instead of demolished. How do these ordinances work?
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The "polluter-pays" doctrine is set to undergo a profound transformation in 2024

With environmental and health concerns taking center stage globally, a shift in the "polluter-pays" focus will have far-reaching implications for parents, healthcare professionals, scientists and advocates around the globe.

Lisa Jucca writes in a commentary for Reuters.

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‘Polluter pays’ doctrine will take on new meaning

Companies will learn the hard way that polluting the world has a cost.

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Finding a fix: Nigerian women lead drive to upcycle plastics

In Nigeria, where plastic pollution is still a huge problem, there is a rise of women-led schemes focused on fixes.
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