How the EU can enable a circular economy in plastics packaging – POLITICO

The European Green Deal sets a clear direction toward Europe’s decarbonization by 2050 and the transition to a circular economy. Plastics and packaging have been identified as key value chains with significant circularity potential which will require further regulatory action to reduce their environmental footprints. The private sector has a critical role to play, supported … Read more

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

GENOA, Neb. (AP) — The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska. But for decades, the location of the student cemetery has been a mystery, lost over time after the school closed in 1931 and memories faded of the once-busy campus that … Read more

Want employees to come to the office? Pick up their laundry and welcome their dogs | Business

LOS ANGELES — In L’Oréal’s plush new West Coast headquarters in El Segundo, workers are pampered by a concierge who will fill their cars with gas, pick up their laundry, retrieve their dogs from day care or do any other task employees want. Personal and professional chores are fulfilled for $5 an hour, freeing employees … Read more

Instagram and TikTok’s newest pet influencers are cloned cats and dogs

Grief-stricken pet owners who can’t bear to say goodbye to their four-legged friends are driving the latest crop of influencers on social media: cloned cats and dogs. Kelly Anderson said she was devastated when her 5-year-old cat, Chai, unexpectedly died in 2017. “I’ve never really even had a relationship with a human like I did … Read more

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month: Greater Good Charities and Mars Petcare Teamed Up for $250,000… | News

Seattle, Wash., Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In honor of October’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Greater Good Charities and Mars Petcare joined together to donate $250,000 to support pets in shelters across the country. As pet intakes have increased since 2021 [1], many shelters and rescue organizations need support to care for their … Read more

Gates-backed C16 Biosciences uses yeast to create palm oil substitute

Shara Ticku and David Heller, co-founders of C16 Biosciences. Photo courtesy C16 Biosciences. In July 2013, Shara Ticku traveled to Singapore on a work trip for Goldman Sachs. The investment bank made her bring N95 masks to protect her from the terrible air quality at the time. “I land in Singapore, and the air quality … Read more

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month: Greater Good Charities and Mars Petcare Teamed Up for $250,000… | National

Seattle, Wash., Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In honor of October’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Greater Good Charities and Mars Petcare joined together to donate $250,000 to support pets in shelters across the country. As pet intakes have increased since 2021 [1], many shelters and rescue organizations need support to care for their … Read more

Emperor penguins at risk of extinction due to climate crisis

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — As Antarctica’s emperor penguins are increasingly threatened by the climate crisis, the flightless seabirds will receive new protections under the Endangered Species Act, or ESA. With global warming melting the sea ice the … Read more

Your dog can earn $10,000 a year as a pup influencer

By Yenny Sanchez, CNN If you’re one of those people who created a social media page for your dog, then keep reading … Yappy.com, an online retailer of pet gifts, is searching for its next “Chief Fluff Officer,” a gig that pays up to $10,000 a year. “The successful pup will be a natural behind … Read more

Haitian Anderson Jean wins the prestigious Stanford Bright Award 2022

By Nancy Roc* Submitted to AlterPresse on October 21, 2022 Haitian National Project Manager and Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC), Anderson Jean, has been chosen as the winner of the Bright Award 2022 through Stanford, California, School of Law, ranked second of the best universities in the United States. Originally from Les Cayes, the … Read more