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Aldi Set to Change 12.5 Million Single Use Plastic Luggage With Compostable Ones

In eco-related information this week, the shop chain Aldi has shared a serious announcement relating to its 139 shops in Eire – as of January 2020, Aldi will change its 12.5 million plastic luggage with compostable ones.

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Accelerating climate action: edie evolves flagship energy and sustainability event into Net-Zero Live 2020

The UK’s largest energy and sustainability event has been transformed into Net-Zero Live, a free-to-attend experience which will unite businesses, policymakers, investors, NGOs, product and solutions providers around a common purpose: to spa…

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Single-use plastic: How would you cope without it for a week?

BBC NI reporter Eve Rosato tries to live without single-use plastic for one week.

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SKYBIT: Myanmar’s Digital Solution to a Sustainable Economy »

One of the many advantages digital assets have is the ability to do fast, low cost, cross-border monetary remittance. For emerging economies like Myanmar, this is crucial. SKYBIT is the first blockchain digital asset platform in Myanmar, offering global financial inclusion for all of its people.

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India’s road to a sustainable energy future

A great opportunity for India lies ahead. As the country and the International Energy Agency build closer policy ties, it has an unmissable chance to India is facing an unmissable chance to restructure its energy market toward a more sustainable future, Kapil Narula writes.

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Our gigantic e-waste problem

New Zealand has a massive e-waste problem, pushed along by rampant consumerism. …

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Vodafone Ireland Fairphone Ireland’s Sustainable Smartphone

Vodafone Ireland has joined forces with Fairtrade smartphone company, Fairphone, to launch the first sustainable smartphone in the Irish market. The ethical, re

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Sustainable Strategies to Add to Portfolios in 2020

Socially responsible investments that incorporate environmental, social and governance principles are more than just a gimmicky theme to help conscientious investors feel good about their investment decisions.

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Inside the circular economy | Innovators magazine

Sharing practical circular economy solutions that are working for business is the focus of next week’s webinar from the Ethical Corporation.

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Coles shoppers slam hot cross buns packaged in single use plastic | Daily

Melbourne woman Caroline Lambert shared a picture of ‘loose fruit hot cross buns’ in separate plastic boxes to Instagram on Wednesday, prompting outrage from shoppers online.

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Banning single-use plastic

Sir, – I support Aoife Lord’s encouragement to the next government in relation to banning single-use plastic (Letters, February 13th). Perhaps the first items they should ban are the plastic cable ties used for election posters. – Yours, etc, EAMONN BYRNE, Castleknock, Dublin 15.

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Can we fix our way out of the growing e-waste problem?

Levels of electrical and electronic waste are expected to more than double by 2050, according to the UN.

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RBS’s climate goals and Aldi’s plastic bag crackdown: The sustainability success stories of the week

As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

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‘It’s not helping people to do the right thing with their plastic bottles’: NSWA calls for ‘single-use’ term to be scrapped

Confusion over the term ‘single-use’ plastic bottle is harming recycling, says a group representing the likes of Nestle and Danone.