Canberra judged most sustainable city in the world
Australian capital city Canberra has topped a new study of the world’s most sustainable cities. The study, conducted by UK price comparison site Uswitch, calculated an index score based on seven sustainability factors which were: energy; transportation infrastructure; affordability; pollution; air quality; CO2 emissions; and percentage of green space available.
Survey Results: Your Single-Use Plastic Water Bottle Purchases
See how the Earthling community responded to last week’s Earth911 survey: Has your community changed its recycling rules this year?
How millet sustained Mongolia’s empires
Researchers have examined stable isotopes from bone collagen and dental enamel to reconstruct the diets of ancient Mongolians. Findings challenge the popular notion of a completely nomadic prehistoric population, linking …
IMD to employ impact-based warning
Reading Time: < 1 minute India Meteorological Department (IMD) intends to use meteorological data along with with geospatial and population data for assessing the impact of the cyclone in a particular area and provide location of district-specific tailored warnings for the tropical cyclones.
The circular economy: Challenges of turning waste into profit
A recent workshop in Gdansk, Poland, as part of the BONUS RETURN project showcased technological innovations centred around nutrient recovery and reuse in the Baltic Sea region and discussed what’s needed to develop the sector. The phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle and recover” summarizes the idea behind the circular economy. Collaboration between companies or sectors aimed at symbiosis – where waste or waste by-products become a resource for something else – is central to business models that help build a circular economy.
Nimble Makes Great Chargers, Offers Free E-Waste Recycling
If you’re like me, you have a dedicated junk drawer which is designated for holding a whole bunch of stuff. While it used to be filled with random hot sauce packets and takeout menus, in this age of technology, my junk drawer is filled with a bunch of micro-USB cables and other miscellaneous tech…