Starbucks barista speaking caption 'I worked at Starbucks and had to quit because it was driving me INSANE how much waste and plastic just my store was doing' (l) Starbucks plastic and packaging on white surface (c) Starbucks barista speaking caption 'I worked at Starbucks and had to quit because it was driving me INSANE how much waste and plastic just my store was doing' (r)

‘The amount of plastic that is wasted in Starbucks is unreal’: Starbucks barista says she quit over the store’s overwhelming plastic waste

'Wait until you find out how many stores fill landfills when stuff doesn’t sell.'

On Nov 20, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘Starbucks greenwashing’: Customer puts Starbucks on blast after barista used a plastic cup to make a drink and poured it into her reusable cup

'They threw the plastic cup in the trash.'

On May 19, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

Woman walking up to helicopter caption 'POV: u and your bff both have rich boyfriends and are going to Coachella in a helicopter with artist passes' (l) Carbon footprint in trees (c) Woman inside helicopter caption 'POV: u and your bff both have rich boyfriends and are going to Coachella in a helicopter with artist passes' (r)

A woman claims that her rich boyfriend flew her out to Coachella in a helicopter. Commenters called her out for her carbon footprint

'POV: I'm gonna flex on TikTok for no reason.'

On Apr 17, 2022 by Elizabeth Rose

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‘You think you have a choice’: TikToker shows trash and recycling at Subway restaurant goes in the same bin

'My Starbucks is the same way, there’s two separate bags but they both go in the trash.'

On Feb 27, 2022 by Moises Mendez II

There was so much product in there. The total came out to $1248.

‘We snuck the box into our apartment’: TikToker scores over $1,000 worth of products from influencer neighbor’s trash

'All these beauty companies talking about sustainability—yet we don’t talk about PR gifts and trash.'

On Jan 8, 2022 by Dana Ysabel Dela Cruz

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What does eco-friendly mean, exactly?

Eco-friendly, sustainable, biodegradable... do they actually mean anything at all?

On Dec 17, 2021 by Danni Danger

Plastic objects floating in water.

#TeamSeas: YouTubers MrBeast and Mark Rober pledge to remove 30 million pounds of trash from the ocean

Thousands of creators are banding together in an effort to reduce plastic pollution.

On Oct 29, 2021 by Grace Stanley

tiktoker with slashed and destroyed coach bags

‘They’re all slashed’: TikToker shares how Coach destroys unwanted merchandise ‘so no one can use it’ (updated)

This is a common, controversial practice among large fashion brands.

On Oct 9, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Viral TikTok explains how segregation affects the weather

Racism is in the air—literally.

On Jan 25, 2021 by Angelica Arinze

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Facebook suspends environmental advocacy groups days after vow to fight climate misinformation

The company says it was just a mistake.

On Sep 22, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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Fans defend Lana Del Rey after she was mocked for flying commercial

'We love an environmentally friendly queen.'

On Jan 21, 2020 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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Who is indigenous teen activist Autumn Peltier?

Here's everything you need to know about the 'water warrior.'

On Oct 9, 2019 by Collyn Burke

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North West picks up trash ‘everywhere she goes’ because she loves the earth

West was spotted picking up trash with her bodyguard by her side.

On Sep 29, 2019 by Tiffanie Drayton

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Conservatives can’t stop getting upset about teen climate activist Greta Thunberg

Climate realists are so not here for it.

On Aug 30, 2019 by Claire Goforth

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The Amazon rainforest is on fire–and people are using memes to cope

'Storming Area 51 is canceled, boys. We are storming the Amazon rainforest to put the fires out.'

On Aug 22, 2019 by Brooke Sjoberg