In Barbados there is the prohibition on single use plastic about to be firmed up.Although the deadlines have been moved Minister of the Blue Economy Kirk Humphrey promises that the day will come where Barbados will be free of single use plastic. Could there be another side to the story that is triggered…
CES 2021 will no longer be held in person, with the Consumer Technology Association confirming today that it is switching to an all-digital version of the…
As bad as things are this year, I confess that I remain an optimist and believe we will figure out the crises we now confront and make the world less bad than it is today. COVID-19, climate, equity, racism and poverty are real and daunting public policy problems.
Vilnius’ abundance of nature, old forests and picturesque hills make it one of the greenest capitals in Europe. But Vilnius is also going greener and becoming more sustainable, making it easier to preserve the environment and leave a smaller footprint. Even if you don’t think about it every day, the smallest of actions can make a difference. Try buying fresh produce from local farmers, shopping at bulk stores, raising your kids in an eco-friendly way, making friends with like-minded people, exchanging various household items and participating in clean-ups. To make it even easier, check out this list of great sustainable stores and environmental events in Vilnius.
As City Council considers implementation of the 2021-2022 budget, their decisions will be guided by the goals, objectives and implementation strategies of the City’s Master Plan, which serves as the principal guiding document for preserving and enhancing the community’s makeup and quality of life. Priorities will be placed on the following areas:
Continued support of the City’s 10-year Capital improvement Program to maintain and improve the City’s streets, underground infrastructure, parks and other public spaces.
Support of smart growth initiatives that enhance the vibrancy and viability of the community’s commercial districts while preserving the community’s residential nature.
Prioritizing a shift to implementing environmentally- and sustainability-appropriate practices, with the goal of achieving zero-waste, zero-pollution and zero-emissions by 2030.