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Hawaii Bans Plastic Shopping Bags
2012-05-19 04:15:26

Perhaps because of their proximity to what has been dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Hawaiians have voted to ban the use of plastic shopping bags throughout the state by 2015.

2011-06-02 14:12:00

In the news release, You Voted! Garnier to Donate $100,000 to Clean Water Charities, issued today by Garnier over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "The donation is part of a larger Garnier partnership with EarthShare established in 2010 to proudly support and promote a cleaner, greener future," rather than "The donation is part of a larger Garnier partnership with EarthShare - an environmental organization established in 2010 to...

2011-06-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnier announced today that it will donate $100,000 to clean water charities. The donation marks the culmination of an online program in which Garnier asked consumers to vote for the environmental cause they care about most passionately.

2011-05-23 13:54:00

MODESTO, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that when asked to grade the current state of our beaches, a majority of American beachgoers chose a mediocre 'C'?(1) According to a survey conducted by Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, Americans are concerned about the condition of their shorelines.

2011-05-11 16:30:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to raise awareness about our local New York City environmental organizations, Sprout Watches will host a beach themed day on Sunday, May 15th from 12 pm to 5 pm at the 423 West Broadway pop up shop to benefit the New York City Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/NY00623 ) "Our pop-up shop has provided us with a great opportunity to bring awareness to local organizations and make as direct an...

2010-05-28 07:23:00

MODESTO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer season is quickly approaching and that means Americans will soon flock to the beach.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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