The Top 5 Happy Eco News Stories for January 31, 2022
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This week we have two blog posts. The first one is by Jean Ong from Ecolover United who tells us about how we can eat healthier and more sustainably. The second post is by authors at Because IPCC who tell us about their graphic novel and the importance of the IPCC. We also have stories about Ed Sheeran’s attempt to rewild his home, Coca Cola’s efforts to clean up river plastic pollution, Los Angeles’ plastic asphalt, the Eiffel Tower’s new efficient cooling system, a new tiny rain frog named after Greta Thunberg.
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The Happy Eco News Weekly Top 5
- Music star, Ed Sheeran is making a personal effort to rewild the United Kingdom.
- He is trying to buy as much land as possible and plant as many trees as he can.
- He has also made his home wilder by adding a beehive and a wildlife pond… [read more].
- As part of Coca-Cola’s World Without Waste project, the company and The Ocean Cleanup selected the Cần Thơ River in Cần Thơ City, Vietnam as of the river locations to tackle plastic pollution.
- They have also invested in plant-based technologies and package-less innovations to help make their packaging 100% recyclable by 2025.
- The company also hopes to collect and recycle every bottle and can its sells by 2030…[read more].
- In Los Angeles, the city wants to do away with paving roads with asphalt and move towards covering the road with material made from recycled bottles.
- The city will be able to grind up the existing road and fully recycle it by using the plastic to make the pavement stronger.
- The company, TechniSoil Industrial uses a machine that grinds up the top of the street, sends the material into the machine that will crush it, and mix it with liquid plastic…[read more].
- The Eiffel Tower in France is using a low global warming potential refrigerant technology in its new cooling system.
- This installation will provide the tower’s well pillar with an energy-efficient as well as a cost-effective solution that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- The refrigerant used (Solstice ze) is created by Honeywell and is non-ozone-depleting… [read more].
- A tiny tree frog has been named after climate activist Greta Thunberg and her work which highlights the urgency of climate change.
- The frog was found on an expedition to Panama’s Mount Chucantí, a high and isolated mountain where many unique and endemic species are found.
- The frogs are about 3-4 centimetres long and spend a lot of their time tucked away in bromeliads, the leafy plants attached to trees…[read more].
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