Loll Designs turns milk jugs into outdoor furniture, using 100% recycled materials that are also 100% recyclable. Take a look at the furniture line here.
Urban sustainability may be a hot topic, but is there a direct material benefit for cities that make an extra effort? Researchers at the University of Amsterdam Business School say there is. The international business scholars note that air quality improvement measures and good waste water treatment practices appear to make cities more attractive destinations when it comes to foreign direct investment.
Costa Rica’s is taking the lead in promoting the socially-conscious production of pineapples whilst protecting the environment, thanks to a project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
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One way members of the military and patriots are showcasing their commitment to sustainability and going green is with solar flagpole lights.
The DMC alliance is working towards systematic implementation and benchmarking for sustainable events, replacing a discrete ad-hoc approach.
Here on RioOnWatch we regularly report on land rights struggles in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. With this focus in mind, on occasion we may publish articles such as this one, highlighting broader land rights conflicts across Brazil, and even the world. In the early morning hours of Saturday, April 6, residents of Acará, a municipality outside of Belém, capital of Brazil’s Northern state of Pará in the Amazon region, awoke to the distressing news that a transport ferry had crashed into the support pillars of a major bridge in the area, causing it to fall into the Moju River.
The man who made Santa Monica a leader in sustainability and helped the city prepare for climate change is retiring July 1.
We need to fix a broken system if we want things to get better, and regenerative agriculture provides some of the most tangible results that show it actually can.