Tag: Plastic

South Australia Bans Single Use Plastics – GNSOTD Fri, Sept. 11th 2020

South Australia has passed a law that will ban single use plastics. Legislation banning the sale, supply and distribution of single use plastic products like straws, cutlery and beverage stirrers passed the State Parliament this week. The Government had flagged

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Jeff Bezos Made $13 Billion In One Day This Week.

Jeff Bezos added another $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, July 20th 2020. That is the largest single day jump ever since the billionaires index was created in 2012 and brings his worth to over $189 billion. Most

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All-Plant Bottle Project Paboco Could Make Big Difference

What do Carlsburg, Absolut, Coca-Cola, and L’Oreal have in common? They could all be involved with the Paper Bottle Company (Pabaco) in the near future; putting their products out in a 100% plant based 100% re-cyclable plastic product. Paboco evolved

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9-Year-Old Helping Healthcare Workers With 3D Printer – GNSOTD Mon, May 4th 2020

When it comes to surprising stories that inspire others you need to know about a 9-year-old California boy, a student at Holy Rosary Catholic School in Antioch, between San Fransisco and Sacramento. He is what you might call a bit

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Waste Reduction Week In Canada 2019

It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada. And it has been running from October 21st and will go until the 27th. The idea behind waste reduction week is pretty simple; to help provide Canadians with a way to celebrate our environmental efforts and

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Lego Testing Ways To Reduce Plastic Impact

Lego is looking to reduce its environmental impact in a few ways; one of them is to keep its plastic bricks out of the trash. That’s why the Danish toymaker is testing a way for customers to ship their unwanted

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Plastic Bottle Caps To Build Friendships At School – GNSOTD Wednesday May 22nd 2019

Students at Twin Oaks Elementary School in Rocklin, California are hoping a three-year project will not only impact the environment but also create a kinder environment on their playground. It’s a bottle cap collection campaign that started off as an

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More Than People Working To Clean The Planet – GNSOTD Wednesday Apr 24th 2019

There are many stories out there of people who take the time or make the effort to clean up their environment, there have even been one or two Good News Stories of the Day about it, but this might be

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Senior Spends A Full Year Cleaning – GNSOTD Wednesday Apr 3 2019

Quite often in your Good News Story of the Day we focus on what the kids can accomplish when they are allowed to put their big hearts into action to help the world around them. This might seem like it

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