The latest sustainability news, fun, facts and reviews from the Green Elephant for 11th September 2020.
Apple Invests in Constructing World’s Largest Onshore Wind Turbines
Absolut Rolls Out 2,000 Paper Bottle Prototypes
Uber Commits to Become a Fully Zero-Emission Platform by 2040
McDonald’s Begins Testing Reusable Cups for Hot Beverages
L’Oreal launches make-up recycling across UK shops
Sustainable Technology News:
Recycling Technology that Turns Plastic into Feedstock
Bond Pet Foods develops slaughter-free chicken for sustainable pet food
Vegan leather made from mushrooms
Illegal devices that bypass vehicle emissions controls spread across US
Environmental Sustainability News:
2020 set another record for being awful: the most acres burned in California
The smooth handfish is declared extinct
Burmese roofed turtle is rescued from extinction
Study shows denim microfibers are polluting our waters
30 new marine species found in Galapagos’ deep seas
Fact or Fake?
- Jeans that have been unwashed for 12 months contain the same amount of bacteria as those washed regularly
- The name “Denim” originates from the French city of Nimes or “De Nimes”
- Levi Strauss wore a pair of his own jeans everyday
- The river in Xintag, China was blue because of all the jeans that are made there.
Thanks for listening to this weeks sustainability news.