The Rotary Foundation’s the 7th Area of Focus 

The Rotary Foundation’s the 7th Area of Focus 

  The Rotary Foundation’s the 7th Area of Focus    In 2020 The Rotary Foundation Trustees and Rotary International Board of Directors unanimously approved adding a new Area of Focus: supporting the environment.   The AOFs help The Rotary...
COP 27

COP 27

Cop-out:  /ˈkäpˌout/    An informal phrase , according to Oxford Languages, meaning “an instance of avoiding a commitment or responsibility.”  While COP 27 made a historic decision to set up a new fund to help compensate low-income countries from climate change...
Plastic Solutions Social Hour

Plastic Solutions Social Hour

Plastic Solutions Social Hour   Join the leaders of Plastic Solutions for a casual, plastic-waste-obsessed social .5 hour on Wednesday Nov 30, 11 am CST (5 pm UTC) on Zoom!  Let’s get to know each other and chat!   The objective is social – but...
Plastic Toys

Plastic Toys

Plastic Toys   Toys are meant to make children happy and put smiles on their faces; by understanding what toys are made of, we can aim to rid children’s toys of toxic chemicals and carcinogens and instead replace them with toys that keep children happy inside and...
Inspiring and Equipping Rotary Clubs for Climate Action

Inspiring and Equipping Rotary Clubs for Climate Action

Inspiring and Equipping Rotary Clubs for Climate Action   The Rotary Clubs of Assisi and San Francisco invite you and your Rotary Club to participate in our Global Climate Action Forum from Assisi, Italy on November 26-27, 2022.   Speakers : Michelle Thatcher,...
UNDO : On Plastic Pollution 

UNDO : On Plastic Pollution 

UNDO : On Plastic Pollution    UNDO (End Tobacco Damage Now) is a California NGO that holds the tobacco industry accountable for their words and actions, and is now targeting the plastic pollution caused by micro fibers in the 6 billion filtered cigarettes made...
Micro Plastics & Pathogens

Micro Plastics & Pathogens

Micro Plastics & Pathogens   Our planet is being drowned in plastics, a product which can virtually last forever and breaks up over time into tiny micro and nano particles. These particles are now found everywhere, in transcontinental air streams, soil...
Rotary Institute Basel Switzerland 2022

Rotary Institute Basel Switzerland 2022

Rotary Institute Basel Switzerland 2022   Franz Muller Rotary Eco Club Milano District 2041 Esrag Board Director Live recording Plastic solutions : fighting the causes with circular economy #esrag #esragplastics #rotaryecoclubmilano #rotaryinternational...
Food Packaging

Food Packaging

Food Packaging   The United Nations Environmental Program just released a new report: Supermarket food packaging and its alternatives: Recommendations from Life Cycle Assessments.  A meta-analysis of 95 studies from the last 10 years, the report is made to inform...
Fostering Sustainable Behavior

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

Fostering Sustainable Behavior   How do we go about transforming people’s good intentions into action?  The book Fostering Sustainable Behavior by Doug McKenzie-Mohr explains how the field of “community-based social marketing” has emerged as an effective...

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