Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-05-22 14:34.
Microbeads have been getting a lot of attention lately. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has called for more regulation on the tiny plastic beads found in many face soaps, toothpastes, body washes, and other cosmetic products. A proposed bill in the New York Assembly would phase out their use as well. But the best proof that this issue is gaining traction is that it was recently featured on Buzzfeed.
Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-05-22 11:21.
In Early May the New York Times ran an extensive expose on the abuse and dangers going on in the nail industry in New York City.
Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-05-15 13:06.
While providing residents with parking spaces sounds great on the surface, residential parking also makes rent less affordable and negatively impacts traffic. Seattle is looking to rectify this issue by looking into providing tenants with a host of travel alternatives rather than just a place to park the car.
Submitted by Susan Torres on Thu, 2015-05-14 15:19.Over 8,000 food-cart vendors sell everything from hot dogs to halal food on New York’s streets everyday. And now hundreds of those carts are set to become much greener, thanks to a pilot-program announced this week by the City Council and MOVE Systems.
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