Scientists from Singapore’s A*Star have invented a new form of plastic packaging that keeps food fresh for longer and at higher temperatures. Eco-Business talks to Dr Li Xu about how A*Star’s solution can reduce food wastage.
Rapid urbanisation is the defining challenge for Asia Pacific in coming decades. Eco-Business looks at some smart solutions adopted by cities to keep up with growing energy and waste needs and strengthen their economies in the process.
Melanie Tan –
High level action by companies and governments are crucial for systemic solutions to issues like waste, but ground-up innovation can also offer important and game-changing ideas, says SL2 strategy consultant Melanie Tan.
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and Dani J Barrington, Russell Richards –
Achieving the SDGs is a complex and challenging task to say the least, but Australia can make the most impact by focusing on climate action and global partnerships, say researchers.
With the ongoing Rio Olympics 2016, Anna Loveridge reflects on progress made by the sustainable event industry – and asks how more events can be encouraged to implement environmental and social standards.