Through a newly launched campaign for cleaner seas, the United Nations environment agency has urged countries and businesses to step up measures to eliminate microplastics from personal-care products and ban or tax single-use plastic bags.
Clean hair, clean beaches: This summer, P&G will launch a limited-edition set of recyclable Head & Shoulders shampoo bottles made with up to 25 per cent beach plastic in Carrefour supermarkets across France.
Sharad Sinha –
The relentless race to launch new devices and software while neglecting support for older ones is wasteful — and takes a toll on the consumer's wallet and the health of the environment, says Nanyang Technological University's Sharad Sinha.
Hannah Koh –
A day of love, a capitalist ploy or just your average Tuesday – one thing that Valentine's Day is not is a day of love for the Earth. Here are a few ways to make February 14 more eco-friendly.
Nick Warelis –
E-waste in Asia is a growing problem that's becoming increasingly difficult to ignore. CSR Asia consultant Nick Warelis outlines ways to improve how electronics are designed, disposed, and regulated.
The existing 'take-make-dispose' model of production and consumption is untenable. To halt the downward spiral of waste generation, it's time to rethink and redesign how we consume for a circular economy, says Aurecon's Tim Plenderleith.
Skimming off food waste from business operations requires a change in diet and daily routine, and clearing up misperceptions. Here are seven common misperceptions about food waste, according to LightBlue consultancy's Benjamin Lephilibert.
In its promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), the EU-funded SWITCH-Asia Programme addresses particularly the needs, role and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are ...
In July, the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility organised a conference on waste management and the circular economy in Asia, where participants from SWITCH-Asia projects, experts and policy-makers discussed waste management approaches ...