Legislation

Certifications for buildings through the LEED program have risen 51% this year, according to an article in the Environmental Leader, a surge before the implementation of new, revised guidelines...

Canada has recently declared the chemical bisphenol A to be toxic, but the chemical continues to be used in the linings of cans according to an article on Vancouver's Straight.com. Contributor...

The UK remains undecided with regards to its policy on a plastic bag ban as of last week, when the minister of state David Heath responded to inquiries about the potential ban by suggesting that a...

Oregon's city of Eugene has become yet another community to ban plastic bags as of Monday night. According to the Associated Press, the ban passed with a vote of 6-2, and includes the...

An article in the Peninsula Daily News this week announced that Port Townsend, Washington will be joining the growing ranks of towns in which plastic bags have been banned. According to...

An encouraging story posted on allAfrica.com today reports that Tanzania has enjoyed a successful transition into a plastic bag free economy. The Pemba Islands have a success story that can be...