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China announces a new ban on single-use plastics

As one of the world’s biggest users of plastic, China recently unveiled a major plan to phase out single-use plastics across the country.

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Are Bio-plastics a Sustainable Solution? | Vivian Tan | TEDxAbbotsford

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New Hampshire Governor Orders Retailers To Move To Single-Use Bags –

New Hampshire retail stores are being ordered to temporarily transition to the use of single-use paper or plastic bags because of the risk that reusable bags could pose a risk of transmission of the coronavirus.

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GAO Report on Navy Ship Sustainment

The following is the March 24, 2020, Government Accountability Office report, Navy Shipbuilding: Increasing Focus on Sustainment Early in the Acquisition Process Could Save Billions. From the report The Navy has delivered warships—such as aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines—to its fleet…

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Mondelez signs up to UK Plastics Pact and Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Global Commitment

Global chocolate producer Mondelēz International, which owns brands including Cadbury and Dairy Milk has signed up to two major initiatives to tackle plastics waste in the UK and globally.

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Bill requiring UK policymakers to consider long-term environmental sustainability introduced

A Bill which would require Ministers to fully consider the long-term environmental and social implications of all policy changes was introduced in the House of Commons on Tuesday (24 March), receiving cross-party support.

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First Sustainable Development Goal

To end poverty in all its forms is no simple task. Here is more information about the progress made on the first sustainable development goal.

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Circle Economy announces digital ‘Circle City Scan Tool’ to support cities transition to the circular economy

Today, with generous support from the Mava Foundation, Circle Economy announces the Circle City Scan Tool: a digital tool that supports cities and regions around the world in creating an action plan for the transition to the circular economy.

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Lessons Learned From Mexico City’s Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags

In the global environmentalist battle, Mexico City started fighting single-use plastic bags this year. But the impact and results from the ban still are debated by citizens, business people and nature preservationists.Starting this year, Mexico City implemented a change in their…

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GAO Report Finds Navy Planning for Sustaining The Fleet Is Lacking

For three years the Navy has requested $40 billion for shipbuilding programs but included little planning for sustaining these ships during their lifespans.

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Reduce, reuse, recycle: illustration and sustainability

For brands looking to limit their carbon footprint, illustration and animation can provide a more sustainable alternative to photoshoots and films. But how do you find the right images for your brand?

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Everloop’s sustainable toothbrush comes with replaceable bamboo bristles

The Everloop toothbrush from NOS has a reusable base made from recycled plastic and replaceable bristles that are completely compostable. See the photos here.

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Sustainably managing the Earth’s natural resources

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The Craft of Sustainable Rice Farming

The Isbell family of Arkansas has spent decades experimenting with new ways to grow rice. In the process, they pioneered American-grown rice for sushi and sake, along with sustainable rice-farming techniques that conserve water and help slow climate change.