Monthly Sustainability Roundup - November 2018

The weather is getting cooler, but our sustainability news roundup is heating up!

Here’s what we're reading this month:

It's time to stop spending billions on cheap conference swag via Fast Company

"We're facing a full-on environmental crisis. Do you really need another flimsy tote or pen?"

See how a warmer world primed California for large fires via National Geographic

"The state is hotter and drier than it used to be, and that's driving a trend toward larger fires."

Dead whale in Indonesia had swallowed 1,000 pieces of plastic via CNN

"Park officials found bags, plastic bottles, sandals and 115 plastic cups in the whale's stomach, as well as a sack containing more than 1,000 pieces of string."

Patagonia donating its $10 million Trump corporate tax cut to environmental groups  via CBS News

"That donation will be in addition to the company's "1% for the Planet" campaign, which gives one percent of sales to to environmental preservation and protection groups. The campaign has distributed over $89 million to environmental groups since its inception in 1985."

Ikea wants to clean up India's skies by turning waste into products via Fast Company

"Some of the pollution over India’s big cities comes from farmers burning straw after the harvest. Ikea wants to put that straw to better use."

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