Quick Green Reads For The Weekend Volume 215

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Whether it be through their work, home or personal lives, people seem to have gained an awareness on what is and isn’t eco-friendly. Whether or not they do anything with that awareness is a different story, of course. But when it all comes down to it, which generation do you think is more eco-minded: ours or our grandparents?

The War On Child Labor Laws: Maine Republicans Want Longer Hours, Lower Pay For Kids

When littered, it’s (styrofoam) carried from the streets to the storm drains to the ocean, making it the second most common type of beach debris in California, according to the Southern California Coastal Water Quality Research Project. But now the state might be the first to ban Styrofoam outright.

A boat built completely from plastic bottles and other recycled materials, including old advertising banners, set sail in Taiwan to raise awareness about the marine environment.

It’s Official: Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Causes Birth Defects. (Think maybe now The Nature Conservancy will stop taking millions of dollars from Monsanto?)

Exposure to the hormone-disrupting chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) has been underestimated, because prior lab tests have looked at single exposures rather than daily diets, the University of Missouri reports.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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