Petition for commencement of a fully fledged virtual education system to co-exist in parallel with the conventional education without additional burden to teachers and parents by utilising technology, in order to maintain the effectiveness of social distancing and safety of children, school staff…
Tell your state legislators to support this bill that would reduce throwaway plastics by 75% by 2032, phasing out packaging and containers that can’t be recycled or composted.
“Never buy anything that’s less than fabulous. Then you’ll wear it over and over again!” I often remember the words of Carrie Bradshaw’s character in Sex and the City before I buy something. She might not have meant it that way, but for me, it represents everything sustainable fashion is about.
A solar-panel bed cover brings sustainable power to gas-powered pickups — and could someday help charge EVs pickups from Rivian, Ford, and GM
Worksport, a manufacturer of pickup-truck accessories, plans to launch a pickup-bed cover with built-in solar panels. The Terravis system will allow users to sustainably power tools and other appliances even when they’re far from the grid. Worksport says its system will eventually be able to add range to electric pickups from companies like Rivian, Bollinger, and Ford.
“If our oats had feet, they’d leave teeeeny tiny footprints � Our oats are totally European, which means they have a low carbon footprint. So choosing Alpro Oat is one of the easiest ways to make small positive changes for the planet.
recycling li-ion: Opinion: Recycling of Li-ion Batteries will deliver long-term sustainable value for India, Auto News, ET Auto
One of the key learnings from the raging pandemic across economies is to use resources more efficiently. It is also an opportunity for a re-look at th..
Substantial increase in sustainability reporting regulations around the world, new report finds | USB News
The fifth edition of Carrots & Sticks (C&S) provides an analysis of the latest trends in reporting provisions, covering 614 reporting requirements and resources (a substantial increase on the 383 assessed in the previous report in 2016) across over 80 countries, including the world’s 60 largest…
Loyalty360 – Brands Focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, Strengthen Commitment to Sustainability
As many brands face new realities that include an array of various issues – from closing locations and re-opening, permanent closings, staff furloughs and new safety procedures — some have put the focus on sustainability on the back burner.
Free plans for ADUs and backyard tiny homes create affordable housing in Clovis, CA, offering residents a new way to navigate the housing crisis.
Most plastics degrade when they’re recycled. But scientists have developed a new kind of plastic, called PBTL, that retains its strength no matter how many times it’s broken down and remolded.
Eventbrite – Adam Smith Business School and GEFI presents The Covid-19 landscape: towards a sustainable economic blueprint? – Wednesday, 2 September 2020 – Find event and ticket information.
Global Smart Fabrics and Textiles Market Expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2025 According to this study, over the next five years the Smart Fabrics and Textiles market will register a 18.2%% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach $ 4802.3 million by 2025, from $ 2464.1 million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of key companies in Smart Fabrics and Textiles business…
In June of this year, Northern Country Co-op held a ribbon cutting for a new grain bin it was building that would substantially up the Lansing facilities storage capacity.At the same time, it gave them a chance to talk about an innovative project just on the edge of Lansing that will hopefully pave…
A new study has been published claims that a type of meteorite called an enstatite chondrite could be responsible for the abundance of water on Earth.This…
Beeswax Food Wrap Assorted 3-pack by , Eco Friendly, Reusable, Sustainable, Zero Waste, Plastic Free Alternative for Food Storage – 1 Small, 1 Medium, 1 Large
Tru Earth Reusable Beeswax Wraps are an eco-friendly way to store your favourite foods. These wrap will keep your food tasting fresh and lasting longer too. Each package contains three wraps and there are three sizing options to choose from: Sizing Small – wrap half of an avocado or apple, can hold snow peas or a handful of cut vegetables. Cover a small bowl or container. Medium – wrap cheese, baked goods or half a head of lettuce or a melon. Cover a medium sized bowl or container.
The announcement from SpaceX to launch a crewed flight to Mars in 2024 inspired us to ask the question, “how do we fulfill the nutritional needs of a crew of astronauts on an 80-million-mile, three-year mission to Mars, where there are no grocery stores, farms, or resupply vehicles?” We want pancakes, with maple syrup, on Mars. iGEM ULaval and iGEM Concordia are proud to have organized a panel discussion which asks, how can synthetic biology contribute to sustainable production of food in space?
10 Ways to Create a Sustainable Organic Garden. I go into details like composting, collecting rainwater, using native plants as opposed to exotic ones, and a ton more tips.
If you find yourself prone to temperamental outbursts and excessive anger, the issue may ultimately result from sleep and your lack of it.The research is one…
AIR CARGO SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS 2020 – for a resilient tomorrow In partnership with one of the leading industry IT solutions providers CHAMP Cargosystems, TIACA is organizing the second Air Cargo Sustainability Awards to recognize outstanding businesses and industry initiatives to make air cargo more sustainable.
Unlock the insights to achieve positive business impact, with London Business School’s Sustainability Leadership and Corporate Responsibility programme….
Review of closed water loops with ore sorting and tailings valorisation for a more sustainable mining industry – ScienceDirect
Conservation and management of freshwater resources has become a major challenge of this century.In mining, one should be able to control the quantit……
Dive into the world’s largest call to reach the most disruptive startups that directly contribute to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Its innovative smoke-free product IQOS highlights Philip Morris International’s transformation and sustainability initiatives, according to a top communications executive of PMI.Tommaso Di Giovanni, PMI vice president for international communications, said that for the company, sustainability means…
Augmenting agroecological urbanism: the intersection of food sovereignty and food democracy: Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems: Vol 0, No 0
Food sovereignty has emerged as a leading sense-making framework for the nascent conceptualization of an agroecological urbanism – a radically new paradigm for urbanization, grounded in political a…
3R Sustainability Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as Woman-Owned Business
3R Sustainability is proud to announce its national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).” Becoming certified demonstrates that 3R is woman-owned and managed and that 3R brings the value of gender diversity to its clients and stakeholders,” explains 3R Sustainability President and owner Jana Lake. “We look forward to the opportunities certification provides, such as engaging with businesses that value diversity and having access to resources that want to work with innovative people and companies.”
Did you know leather contributes to a circular economy? As long as people eat meat, converting hides to leather contributes to a circular economy.
NASA has announced that it has assigned astronaut Jeanette Epps to the first operational crewed flight of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.That mission…
Recycling scheme for single-use plastics run by Horsham Repair Cafe, Horsham Quakers & Sussex Green Living at the Quaker Meeting House, Worthing Road.
Quality assessment of Pinus radiata production under sustainable nursery management based on compost tea
Abstract Pinus radiata is a highly valued conifer because of its timber production and its value as a reforestation plant. To increase production, nurseries currently use a nutritional method based…
The Diamond Drop Ear Jacket by VRAI features a sustainably created diamond set in 14k solid gold. Complements any VRAI solitaire or stud for a custom look.
Microbial functional diversity as an indicator of sustainable farming practices | Microbiology Society
The Microbiology Society is undertaking a project entitled A Sustainable Future as part of our 75th Anniversary, which aims to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to our members and empower them to use their research to evidence and impact the goals. Earlier this year, we put a call out to our members to submit case studies in the following three areas: antimicrobial resistance, soil health and the circular economy.
Summer Sustainability at PSU newsletter: PSU research helps city better understand climate change’s impact on vital Bull Run Watershed
Sustainability at PSU newsletter 2020 summer edition PSU research helps city better understand climate change’s impact on vital Bull Run Watershed Written by Cristina Rojas, Communications Manager, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The Bull Run Watershed is Portland’s primary source of drinking water for more than 950,000 residents in the metro region…
Envisioning a future with healthy & thriving resource systems for all What We’re Doing Put our heads together GW is one of a handful of organizations exploring how an institution can enhance ecosystem services. This is a rich opportunity to bring together the resources on campus, the energy and dedication of our students, the ingenuity of faculty researchers and the expertise of staff to use the platform a university provides for sharing insights and increasing the impact on and off campus.
The Arctic is undergoing rapid change. In order to understand the effects on ecological and socio-economic systems, as well as to implement mitigation and adaptation measures, sustained and holistic observations are vital.
Growth of large single crystals of n-type SnS from halogen-added Sn flux. Tin monosulfide (SnS) is a promising material used for next generation solar cells because of its nontoxic characteristics,…
24.9m members in the science community. This community is a place to share and discuss new scientific research.Read about the latest advances in ……
Most plastics degrade when they’re recycled. But scientists have developed a new kind of plastic, called PBTL, that retains its strength no matter how many times it’s broken down and remolded.
Sustainability | Special Issue : Sustainable “Passive” Strategies to Improve Resilience and Comfort in Urban Areas: The Role of Construction Materials and Citizens Involvement
Urban areas are facing numerous challenges related to changing climate conditions, population growth, and land consumption. Many strategies are being studied to mitigate such challenges: Among them, “passive” ones allow mitigation without consuming additional energy, i.e., by exploiting the intrinsic performance of buildings and urban elements themselves or by involving citizens in adaptation and sustainability actions.
Researchers at Texas A&M University and the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory have developed a new family of synthetic…
HiBar Volumize Organic Shampoo Bars – Most Organic, Eco Friendly & Sustainable Shampoo Bars : salvosshop
HiBAR is true salon-quality hair care, developed by high-end hair-care professionals. Because saving the planet is important, but so is looking good. Volumize Shampoo Bar is… For thin, fine or lifeless hair. Brings body and fullness without adding weight. Controls frizz and flyaway. With African dates and Vitamin B5 for an added definition to curls and waves. 100% safe for colored or treated hair. No plastic. (Duh) No sulfates, parabens, silicone, phthalates, and no cruelty. Vegan
‘We need intervention fund with single digit interest rate from government to sustain hospitality industry recovery’
Despite a spate of changes of its management in recent times, Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort still stands out as a choice destination…
Appetite for change – How has a global pandemic impacted consumer behaviour towards healthy, sustainable diets?
Thursday 27 August 2020 | 1pm – Join behaviour change experts to understand how COVID- 19 has impacted consumer demand for healthy and sustainable diets…
Beemster Cheese – Holland-based brand Beemster Cheese recently spoke to Deli Market News about its 360° approach to sustainability, aiming to fuel innovative intern…
Digital sales are helping farmers make up for business from shuttered restaurants, but not everyone can afford this fresh product and meat, raising questions about long-term sustainability.
For 17 days, we will be sharing a glimpse into how the fashion and space industries engage with each of the 17 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) put forward by the United Nations.In this eleventh of the series, we examine goal number 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities…
We are raising funds to host an online multimodal, active transportation, and transit summit on November 23rd with in-person walk audits and bike rides.
How much does sustainability matter to the average diner? We all know that so-called ethical consumerism has had a major impact on retail, but less seems to be said about it in the hospitality trade. However, a survey carried out a few years back found that nine out of 10 people said they would be more likely to go to a restaurant that publicised its environmental impact and the provenance of its food. Moreover, a huge 95% said they expected sustainability issues to exert even more of an influence on their decision-making in the future, while two-thirds even said they would be prepared to pay more for a meal if a restaurant could demonstrate its green credentials.
Sustainability news this week: Wastewater creating renewable energy in Denver, Vancouver, and Aarhus. JetBlue carbon neutral on domestic flights.
Greener Growth through Good Wood: Sustaining Forest Landscapes and Local Livelihoods in Lao PDR…
The annual date marks the point at which humanity has used all the biological resources that the Earth can regenerate during that year.
Are you looking for sustainable fashion retailers in Australia? At CJC-Vintage, we offer ethical & sustainable clothing for women of all shapes & sizes.
Vietnam denim manufacturer Saitex is sticking with plans to open up its first U.S. operation in the City of Angels. With American clients like J.Crew, Everlane, Target, Outerknown and more, the denim heavy hitter has been plotting a stateside move since before the pandemic struck.
The responsibility for collective health and well being lies not only with local leaders, but also with decision makers at all levels of government, business, the research community and, last but not least, with citizens. We have to change systems, value chains, habits, processes and ourselves.
For 320 years my family has lived in the southeastern U.S., which has provided a quality of life good enough to have them want to stay that long. The next several years are critical for determining the quality of life for our future generations in the southeast, as well as everywhere else on the planet. 2021–2030 has been declared by the UN, the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
OSI Europe’s Operations Director and Head of Sustainability, Claire Donoghue, has been named Board Chair of the European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS). As Board Chair, Claire Donoghue will oversee the continued development of the sustainability platform, which launched in 2018 as a regional division of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB).
Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services exceed what the earth can regenerate in the given year. This year we reach our global limit on the 22nd of August.
Sustainability | Free Full-Text | Agroforestry: An Appropriate and Sustainable Response to a Changing Climate in Southern Africa?
Agroforestry is often discussed as a strategy that can be used both for the adaptation to and the mitigation of climate change effects. The climate of southern Africa is predicted to be severely affected by such changes.
Too often, well-meaning aid programs met bare-minimum standards of quality — just “good enough” for the world’s poorest people. But by addressing “wicked problems” through the lens of design thinking, one public-private partnership has been able to improve the health and livelihood of residents in…
The Evolutionary Bases for Sustainable Behavior: Implications for Marketing, Policy, and Social Entrepreneurship
How can evolved human nature be leveraged to help eliminate or alleviate environmental problems? The authors examine the evolutionary bases of destructive and ecologically damaging human behavior. …
Mapping scholarly publications related to the Sustainable Development Goals: Do independent bibliometric approaches get the same results? | Quantitative Science Studies
Many research and higher education institutions are interested in their contribution to achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Commercial services from Elsevier and Time…
Agreement signed between the Government of Belize, the Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries, and Oceana to Support Gillnet Fishers to Transition to Alternative Means
The Government of Belize entered into an agreement with the Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries and Oceana in regards to gillnet.
The Department of Sustainable Biomaterials recently purchased a new hot-press to support teaching and research activities on the VT campus. Most of the funds were supplied by the College of Natural Resources and Environment; the rest was supplied by the Wood-Based Composites Center (WBC), a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center.
Adidas and American sneaker designer Sean Wotherspoon developed new vegan footwear made from plant-based materials and upcycled fabric. Their SuperEarth Superstar shoe is set to release at the end of this month.
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) united a group of 14 major retailers and manufacturers this week into a new coalition that aims to fight food waste, cutting global food loss in half per capita at both the retailer and consumer levels.
1st Edition Published on August 14, 2020 by Routledge This handbook includes contributions from established and emerging scholars from around the world and draw…
Intel says that a fact-finding trip to Rwanda is helping the semiconductor company understand their complex mineral supply chain, and go beyond addressing conflict minerals to achieving responsible sourcing.
One Ocean recognises that Norway, as a seafaring nation with long traditions and history, is well placed to use its knowledge and resources to create sustainable, global solutions.
The Thammasat University Rooftop Farm transforms a previously unused rooftop area into an organic farm. The project incorporates solar power and rainwater collection, and is used to teach sustainable farming techniques.
Researchers from the US have found that many of the genetic variants that cause nearsightedness, or myopia, are associated with reproductive benefits.
The newly updated Fueling the Future: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Guide is a timely reminder of steady environmental progress and opportunities ahead.
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The city of Amsterdam is going green in an attempt to combat an age-old problem — public urination. The local council has installed eight hemp-filled, sustainable urinals in the city’s “wild peeing” hotspots.
Make your laundry routine a bit more gentle on the environment with these eco-friendly laundry tips, including which water setting you should use to save energy….
Mavi’s Fall/Winter 20-21 collection features new fashion fits and sustainable fabrics developed exclusively for the premium denim brand.
In the Middle Ages, colours were often synonymous with social status.Blue and purple symbolized royalty and wealth, as they were some of the rarest colours: only a few plants, fruits and veggies can……
Thailand With an eye on a greener future and a more sustainable outlook, Avani has rolled out a series of initiatives focussing on sustenance and wellness. Signature properties in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos are stepping up their commitment to support local communities by highlighting the region’s speciality produce and the need to rely less on imports.
The dark side of the multitude of technological innovations in our society is a major uptick in e-waste. IBEC Inc.(IBEC), a leading management systems consulting firm, announced that it is……
Calling all members – Consultation on the reform of the planning system in England Do you want to have your ideas and views heard on the new consultation to reform the planning system in England? Modeshift are looking for members to join a discussion as we plan to submit our response the proposals laid out in the new ‘Planning for the future’ white paper.
The High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, a consortium of ocean-dependent countries founded in 2018 to initiate action to improve global marine sustainability efforts, has issued a report detailing the threat that organized crime poses to the fisheries sector. Also known as the Ocean Panel, the consortium consists of Norway, Palau, Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, Ghana, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Namibia, Norway, Palau, and Portugal, and is supported by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.
As the world faces an unprecedented resource crisis, the move to an interconnected, circular economy is key to protecting our planet, its species, and our collective prosperity. Redesigning global value networks toward a circular economy paradigm requires companies across all industries to rethink their business processes across the end-to-end supply and value chain.
A new paper highlights five areas of research and action that require more attention if we are to ensure a sustainable food system transformation.
Scientists conducted a trial on the remote island of Smola comparing how many birds were killed by four painted turbine compared to their untouched equivalents.
Modi Builders is helping over 240 government schools by providing basic infrastructure and facilities. These schools cater mostly to children from underprivileged backgrounds and are situated within HMDA limits. The schools are in need of basic facilities and need urgent attention. Modi Builders also believes in making a social impact and as a part of our CSR activities we are helping over 62,686 students in over 240 government schools in Hyderabad and Telangana State.
17th September 2020, 9:30-11:30 Join Welsh Water at our Embedding Sustainable Procurement virtual workshop. This virtual workshop will provide you with expert advice on how to embed sustainable procurement within your business By attending this virtual workshop you will: Gain a guide to the 5 elements that “Enables” sustainable procurement Have the ability to critique your current progress on sustainable procurement.
How OEMs can transform plug-in hybrids from “ecological cheat packages” to tools for sustainable mobility
Car manufacturers need to find ways to meet the European Union’s fleet average CO2 emission targets for the first time in 2021, or they will face severe financial penalties. For many car manufacturers, electric mobility plays a significant role in reaching these ambitious targets. Because the majority of OEMs are struggling to sell battery electric vehicles (BEVs) on a large scale, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) look like a major lever.
Draft Master Plan The Chancellor’s Commission on Environment, Sustainability and Resilience has completed its draft master plan and welcomes your feedback. Please use the form below to let us know any ideas or insights you might have. DOWNLOAD THE DRAFT MASTER PLAN
With single-use face masks discarded on beaches and streets, the COVID-19 environmental waste problem is as concerning as coronavirus itself. To encourage to choose eco-friendly mask alternatives, here’s a list of ethical and sustainable face masks that are washable and reusable.
Researchers from the University of Michigan have created a new type battery known as a biomorphic battery that could increase the runtime for small robots by…
LivingPackets have designed a new, more environmentally-friendly alternative to cardboard packaging. The Box is sent to customers and they are charged for every use.