Chatham County’s farmers and restaurants have a unique partnership, one that’s designed to appeal to the palates of locals with discriminating — and healthy — tastes. Last week’s story looked at produce.
Ben-Gurion University student persuades 30 religious leaders to sign letter citing dangers of plastics to health and environment as Israelis gear up to celebrate Jewish New Year…
It’s no secret that our plastic use is out of control and having a devasting effect on the environment. As a society we are beginning to make changes to cut down on single-use plastics, however, something that often gets overlooked is the plastic waste that is tied to menstrual products. Tampons and sanitary pads are estimated to produce over 100 billion pieces of waste every year and they are the fifth-most common type of waste washing up on beaches, with nine plastic tampon applicators found per kilometre on UK beaches according to the Women’s Environmental Network.
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.
Due to the continuous increase of the tourism industry, tourism destinations need to be managed under a sustainable framework, with the main aim of minimizing the adverse effects caused by tourism flows.
Services Research Program at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), was named a University of Toronto Alumni Association Graduate Scholar through U of T’s Awards of Excellence program. The prestigious award program, which dates back to 1921, celebrates students, staff and faculty who demonstrate a commitment to enhancing the university experience of their peers, and leave a significant impact on the institution through their leadership.