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Amazon says it’s cut down on those plastic air pillows in packages

The online retailer claims it has switched to paper filler in 95 percent of North American deliveries.

Amazon claims it's reduced the use of plastic air pillows by 95 percent and switched to crumbled paper filler instead.

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Danny Gallagher
Danny Gallagher
06.20.2024

Amazon says it’s cut down on those plastic air pillows in packages

The online retailer claims it has switched to paper filler in 95 percent of North American deliveries.

Amazon claims it's reduced the use of plastic air pillows by 95 percent and switched to crumbled paper filler instead.

by 
Danny Gallagher
Danny Gallagher
06.20.2024
FILE — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a news conference in New York, Oct. 11, 2023. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill, Thursday, June 20, 2024, that would allow parents to block their children from getting social media posts suggested by a platform's algorithm, a move to limit feeds critics argue are addictive. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New York Governor signs two new bills into law protecting kids from social media

The new laws prevent social media companies from sharing addictive feeds with and collecting data from minors without parental consent.

New York’s new social media laws are the first in the nation to address how youths interact with algorithmic social media feeds.

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Danny Gallagher
Danny Gallagher
06.20.2024
Space image, showing forming stars in the Serpens Nebula. Red, orange, blue, black, diffraction spikes.

The Webb Telescope’s dazzling nebula image supports a long-held theory

Aligned jets appear to confirm clusters of forming stars spin in the same direction.

NASA’s new image of the Serpens Nebula, taken by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, not only looks mesmerizing but also captures a never-before-seen phenomenon.

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Will Shanklin
Will Shanklin
06.20.2024
Atomic plant Vogtle, is a 2-unit nuclear power plant located in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Georgia in USA. Each unit has a Westinghouse pressurized water reactor (PWR), with a General Electric turbine and electric generator, producing approximately 2,400 MW of electricity. The site is seeing the 'rebirth' of nuclear power in USA with the on going construction two Westinghouse made AP 1000 reactors considered very safe. The world's largest land crane cane be seen also nuclear waste canisters (Photo by Pallava Bagla/Corbis via Getty Images)

Congress passes sweeping pro-nuclear energy bill

The ADVANCE Act will now go to President Biden's desk.

The ADVANCE Act prioritizes nuclear power as the green option for the future.

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Sarah Fielding
Sarah Fielding
06.19.2024

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