Good News Headlines 1/29/19

 

World’s Biggest Brands Join Ambitious New Packaging Model

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

Facing mounting public pressure to curb their environmental footprints, some of the world’s largest food, beverage and consumer goods companies have partnered with recycling giant TerraCycle to launch an ambitious e-commerce platform to tackle single-use waste… Read More

 


 

Solar And Wind Are Booming, While Coal Keeps Shrinking

by Matt Egan, CNN

The boom in solar and wind power in the United States will deal a fresh blow to coal country in the next few years… Read More

 


 

GoFundMe Nationally Recognizes An 11-year-old From Arkansas

by Lauren Krakau, WJHL

The GoFundMe organization has named 11-year-old Ruby Kate Chitsey its “GoFundMe kid hero of the month” because of her efforts to help nursing home residents… Read More

 


 

Tanzania’s New Nature Reserve Will Protect ‘Unique’ Forests

by Steve Williams, Care2

Tanzania has announced it will officially establish the Magombera Nature Reserve to protect a 6,463-acre stretch of land at the foot of the Udzungwa Mountains… Read More

 


 

Inmates And MIT Students Team Up To Turn A Blank Wall Into A Lasting Experience

by Erin Trahan, WBUR

About a dozen women inmates — and just as many MIT students — have gathered in the activity room at South Bay House of Correction every day for the past few weeks… Read More

 


 

Coral Reefs In West Hawaii Showing Signs Of Recovery

from KHON2

Nearly four years after the worst bleaching event in the state’s history, coral reefs in West Hawaii are stabilizing and poised to recover, according to scientists from The Nature Conservancy… Read More

 

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