Sustainability

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Sustainability Now in the Loop of California Legislation

As a California-based company, we’re accustomed to lauding our state for its environmental activism in the areas of air quality or coastal protection but have been equally disappointed to see it lag in eliminating single-use plastic or the forever chemicals known as PFAS. That began to change as the 2021 legislative session ended in September …

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Environmental response crews clean up oil that flowed near the Talbert Marsh and Santa Ana River mouth, creating a sheen on the water. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/AFP/Getty Images

Yet Again

Yet again, our attention has focused on the devastating impacts of humanity’s oil addiction in the destruction of Southern California’s marine and coastal ecosystems. As of publication time, more than 150,000 gallons of heavy crude oil have leaked into the waters off Los Angeles and Orange Counties, spreading out in all directions to add to …

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Plastic Production and Climate Change are Different Sides of the Same Calamity

Single-use plastic waste is its own out-of-control crisis that has fouled our oceans and natural spaces for centuries to come. Global heating has been working invisibly to fundamentally restructure our climate and change the way our weather patterns organize and impact our societies. Rarely do we talk about them in the same breath– or news …

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Amazon, You Are Primed for Sustainable Packaging

In an interesting quirk of demographics and marketing, there are apparently more Amazon Prime members than American households. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 123 million U.S. households, but Amazon reports having 147 million Prime members. This seems to show that most U.S. households get things from Amazon through their Prime membership, …

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