Gina-Marie Cheeseman

Gina-Marie is a freelance writer and journalist armed with a degree in journalism, and a passion for social justice, including the environment and sustainability. She writes for various websites, and has made the 75+ Environmentalists to Follow list by Mashable.com.

Apple’s Ambitious Recycled Materials Goal

In a drastic departure from its prior policy, last week Apple became the first major IT company to commit to using only recycled materials. How exactly it will accomplish this lofty goal remains to be seen.

Business and Innovation in Food Waste

The nonprofit organization ReFED released two new tools to help prove food waste reduction creates business opportunities and jobs, and to demonstrate the potential to simplify food date labeling.

Candidate for Interior Department Fought for Corporate Water Rights in California

David Bernhardt is rumored to be a candidate for Deputy Secretary of the Interior. If his name sounds familiar, it’s because he was a member of President Donald Trump’s transition team, serving as the head on Interior Department issues. Outside Washington, he had a long career fighting for corporate water rights to keep flowing in California.

Greenpeace USA Releases Second Annual Canned Tuna Rankings

While the U.S. is the largest canned tuna market in the world, it has “failed miserably to offer responsibly-caught options,” Greenpeace Oceans campaigner David Pinsky told TriplePundit. But the NGO’s latest rankings offer “a hopeful sign” that the canned tuna industry can be sustainable.

2020 Can Be the Turning Point Year For Climate Action

On April 10, Christina Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), convened a meeting in London of climate and business experts to identify 2020 as the year of opportunity. The group met to encourage serious and urgent action in the next three years.