As we throw out last night’s leftovers of mac and cheese with green beans, or the boysenberry pie from a week ago, our local landfills pile high with our food waste and the food waste of our neighbors. However, according to new research at Ohio State University, it turns out that the more people know, the more people care when it comes to food waste. The more people care, the faster we as a nation can fix the problem that is our every-growing landfills. For more information, please go to the Columbus Dispatch’s website, or click the link below.
Oh no! Hoards of plastic is getting into our beautiful Great Lakes. Check out the article below for more information.
Study: Tons of plastic getting into Great Lakes
This past year has been full of crucial steps toward protecting the environment…and challenges to protecting natural spaces and natural resources. From progressive strides such as the Paris Agreement, to obstacles like the pipeline that was almost erected at Standing Rock in North Dakota, 2016 has been a roller coaster of ride for those concerned with the environment, which is to say is has been an average year for those concerned with the environment. In that same vein, 2017 promises to be no different. Please read the article written by renowned teacher, writer and environmentalist, Donella H. Dana Meadows twenty-four years ago for tips on how we environmentalists can stay on our toes, ever-vigilant for the environmental movement.
New Year’s Resolutions for the Environment