Category Archives: Health for the Planet

Canadian Company Collects 80% of City’s Recyclable Plastics and Turns It All into Lumber

GOOD NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  This trailblazing Canadian company is building a new standard for sustainability since they started recycling the bulk of their municipal plastic waste into lumber. Roughly 80% of the plastic recyclables collected throughout Halifax, Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Building Designed to be Recycled!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL! This office building was built with 165,312 screws with intent to allow for all building components to be recycled when the building outlives its purpose.  Comprised mostly of wood, it is designed in ways that … Continue reading

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Ted Danson Speaks for the Oceans!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL! Actor Ted Danson spoke so clearly to congress about the critical need to initiate policies to curb the production and use of one-use plastics, praising the European Union and Peru for their phased bans on … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mushrooms!

GREAT  NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Optimist Daily is collecting and sharing articles on the marvels of mushrooms.  From meat substitutes to fighting depression, curing tuberculosis and metabolizing plastic into organic material, mushrooms are emerging as superpowers.  Click on the photo … Continue reading

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Engineers Have Created a Robot to Reseed Coral Reefs with Heat Resistant Strains of Baby Coral

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Scientists have found a way to harvest spawning baby corals who have survived a bleaching episode caused by a heatwave, nurture them until they are ready to plant and redistribute them on degraded reefs. This … Continue reading

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When Alexandria Casio-Cortez Meets Greta Thunberg, “Hope is Contagious!”

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Youth is not a handicap when it comes to seeing clearly that if we don’t do something now, our youth will not have a hopeful future.  These two powerful young women have made a difference, … Continue reading

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8 Billion Trees – You Can Plant 10 Today, or Sign Up to Plant 10 Trees a Month!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Many people are funding great work by selling very reasonably priced and attractive bracelets and other items made from recycled materials.  One really fun one is 8 Billion Trees, and another is 4Ocean. 8 Billion … Continue reading

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