Construction and home renovations are notorious for the amount of waste they create. Think of how many times you’ve seen hulking construction dumpsters sitting in front of a house, brimming with wood scraps, drywall, old carpet, and all kinds of odds and ends that are almost guaranteed to end up in a landfill. They won’t
Waste is a global issue. From electronic devices to unused food, a lot of what is thrown away ends up in a landfill. While concerted efforts are being made across the globe to incorporate recycling initiatives, these endeavors can quickly go astray when rubbish isn’t handled with the correct care and attention. This comprehensive guide
The global recycling industry pollutes low-income communities. Most plastic is not recycled in the first place – only about 9% of what is created – and the plastic yogurt cups, food containers, bottles and bags that are called recycled exacerbate a complex problem that is largely invisible in the world. The global trade in plastic
An increasing number of people are committed to do more to protect the environment and the green movement is becoming a popular topic. The “ecological move” – and especially the moving without waste – requires some time and a detailed planning. But this is a good thing because you will have all of your ducks
In a society more and more conscious about the necessity to take care of the environment and the value of sustainability to advance to a greener world, the industries are betting on cleaner energies and less contaminants to be able to reduce the CO2 emissions in our planet. But, as citizens, how can we contribute?
The implementing of measures that reduce the tons of waste that damage and threat biodiversity will be essential to fight pollution through the ratification of international treaties. It is of paramount importance to highlight the international interest of the main actives about the urgence of immediate actions to mitigate the effects of the climate changes
As sustainability education helps us to see the bigger picture, no matter where we work, it also shows how every workplace action can impact the climate. The debate over how much forward motion COP26 has truly created will continue over the coming year and into the next COP summit. But this much we know today:
In July, 2021, the European Commission presented a measurement package, “Fit for 55 package”, whose main purpose is to reach the carbon neutrality until 2050. This package is about a set of proposals that will accelerate the change to a new economic model in which words like recycling and reusing will no longer be something
Examining the information that involve the global warming, many can find the data deceitful or inaccurate. The internet is a channel for sharing incorrect information, including global warming. This revelation can make people disregard completely the precise and true information.
The human being has a problem of consumerism: we always need “things”, want “things”, buy “things”. We have them, use them and after we do not know what to do with them. Many times we do not even question, we simply discard them without asking ourselves the consequences of this use and consumption. So, they end up being wastes that, only occasionally, have a good recycling practice.