Author: Matt Harney

August 4, 2021 - Starbucks produces 4 billion single-use paper cups each year. Unfortunately, they are not recyclable in most places. Despite bold sustainable packaging commitments in 2008 - nearly 13 years ago now - Starbucks has yet to implement a truly recyclable solution. The SEAL Impact...

February 13, 2020 – With our environmental crisis an existential societal issue, twelve journalists have been awarded a 2019 SEAL Environmental Journalism Award, celebrating their work in documenting climate change impacts and solutions. Honorees include six repeat winners: Dave Roberts of Vox, Stephen Leahy of National...

January 29, 2020 – The SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement and Leadership) Awards has awarded grants to two researchers as part of its ongoing Environmental Research Grants initiative. The following grant recipients were selected via a highly competitive application process: Leah Kunkel, a Ph.D. student at Arizona...

April 8, 2019 - Today the SEAL Awards announced its request that Yelp enhances its listings to highlight restaurants with “straws upon request” programs. Individuals can support this initiative by signing a petition on Change.org: https://www.change.org/p/yelp-tell-yelp-it-s-time-to-suckless “Consumers need a way to find sustainable restaurants,” commented Matt...