According to a recent study, toxic ‘fracking’ chemicals remain for a long period of time in the environment. This is so alarming that it may contaminate food and water supplies. The process of fracking takes place when a mixture chemicals and water is inserted into the ground to drill into shale and rock which extracts… Continue reading ‘Fracking’ It’s Toxic Chemicals Pollute Water
Is it time for a rethink? We salute environmental causes but we are just winning the skirmishes, not the war. Can we do more? Here are some ideas that if acted upon will help humanity reach our goal. Collaborate with Different and Opposing Parties! Some environmentalists see businesses in the private sector as villains but… Continue reading What is the Cost of Doing Business in Today’s World?
When you are at home reducing your waste can be a great challenge, as an employee keeping your waste at a minimum while working in an office is pretty tough. You can make easy adjustments of your everyday routine to be as waste free as possible at your workplace. Here are some ideas: Pack Your… Continue reading Ways to Practice a Waste-Free Working Place
The National Greenhouse Accounts is published in Australia by the Department of the Environment which track national emissions since 1990. The data is broken down into countrywide, by state and by specific industries. The purpose of the collected and published data is to meet the reporting commitments of Australia under the rules of the United… Continue reading Tracking Australia’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Today, the world is facing a widespread problem with the disposal of hazardous chemical waste. As our society progresses, there is also a larger quantity of chemical wastes being produced. Everyday people are becoming more and more concerned with this problem and the effects that incorrect disposal of these waste types has, not only on the environment, but also to us humans.… Continue reading Disposing of your Garbage correctly – Does it really make a difference?
This year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Gala theme was Manus X Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. It aimed to highlight the complementary role that handmade and machine-made materials play in order to achieve sustainable fashion. Fusing fashion with technology we usually imagine cyborg-like outfits made from shiny fabrics. However, this is not… Continue reading Met Gala: A fusion of fashion, technology, and sustainability
Despite the millions of people around the world that struggle to have enough to eat, millions of tons of food are being tossed in the garbage each year. Based on a recent report, around 60 million metric tons of food is being wasted every year in the United States. Such volume of has an estimated… Continue reading Food Waste – An increasingly Serious Economic and Environmental Issue