As part of the World Wide Fund for Nature's No Plastics in Nature campaign, the organisation has rolled out a new initiative that aims to eliminate single-use plastic across various industries. A few of the biggest names in food, retail and hospitality have come on board.
Revolv, a new container rental service, is launching in Singapore and could help cut single-use plastic from food and drink takeaways, the fastest growing source of plastic waste in the convenience-minded city-state.
Jane Patton and Lily Fuhr –
By focusing environmental and public-health debates on the issue of waste-management, plastics producers have managed to conceal the elephant in the room. But governments and consumers can no longer ignore the fact that plastic is a problem at all stages of its life cycle – not just after it ends up in the ocean.
Zafirah Zein –
Decades after the end of colonialism, Western domination in the areas of sustainable development and environmental protection threaten to undermine our efforts towards a more equal, sustainable future.
Alison Greenwood-Nguyen and Robin J.Roth –
Plastic pollution in developing Asia is often in the spotlight, but the conversation largely ignores the role of Western countries in the plastic waste trade.
Wake up and smell the coffee: How you prepare your morning cuppa matters almost as much as how the coffee is grown when it comes to measuring its overall evironmental footprint, writes CSIRO's Maartje Sevenster.
Medilyn Manibo –
A Taiwanese beauty products maker has invented a hair care brand that comes from discarded ground coffee, adding to the list of benefits of recycling the waste of the world’s most favourite drink. Watch how this cradle to cradle concept works in this animated video.
As Asia pursues industrial growth, the world's fastest growing region is struggling to balance development with sustainable resource use, and ensuring that prosperity is fairly shared. This report examines the ...
In a previous articles titled "Economic Feasibility of Sustainable Non-Food Feedstock Based Biodiesel Production: Part 1 and Part 2 ",we have covered how Pongamia Pinnata and Moringa oleifera are going ...