Facts & Figures

Indoor vs. Outdoor Air Pollution: The Necessity of Improving Indoor Air Quality

Indoor vs. Outdoor Air Pollution: The Necessity of Improving Indoor Air Quality

Identifying and removing the sources of indoor air pollution, and thus improving indoor air quality, is just as important as the efforts to reduce the amount of pollution in the air outside.
Taste, Cost & Safety: 3 Reasons NOT to Buy Bottled Water

Taste, Cost & Safety: 3 Reasons NOT to Buy Bottled Water

Bottled Water: Considered by many to be one of the most grievous crimes our species has committed against our planet and its ecosystems.
Why Majestic Tim Matters

Why Majestic Tim Matters

The world lost Majestic Tim, one of Kenya’s largest elephants, in early February 2020. His story can improve awareness of conservation efforts worldwide.
How Major Cities Around the World are Fighting Air Pollution

How Major Cities Around the World are Fighting Air Pollution

Climate change is the greatest challenge of our times, but we can’t afford to take our eyes off the fight on other environmental fronts, such as urban outdoor air pollution.
Hemp: The Little Plant That Could

Hemp: The Little Plant That Could

It’s hard to imagine that a single plant could fulfill most human needs. Hemp (or Industrial Hemp, as it is also known) can clothe, house, medicate, feed livestock, and even cleanse soil.
Climate Crisis 2019: 19 Numbers to Know

Climate Crisis 2019: 19 Numbers to Know

As extreme weather events pounded communities all over the world, it became increasingly clear via several different metrics that climate change in 2019 knew no borders.
Sustainability In The Food Industry – Four Agricultural Innovations The Game

Sustainability In The Food Industry – Four Agricultural Innovations The Game

Sustainability In The Food Industry: By 2050, the global population will reach 9.7 billion. As the population grows, so too, will the demand for food. The sustainability of food production is at stake with climate change being a weighing challenge for global agriculture. words Ernest Biogore As the effects of climate change are becoming more and more remarkable, some areas of the globe are already facing rainfall decrease and drought. And most of them are not prepared for the challenge. From September 18-19, at the Forbes 2019 AgTech Summit, leaders of the agricultural sector reflected on agricultural innovations (being) triggered …

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The Biggest Environmental Victories of the Last Decade

The Biggest Environmental Victories of the Last Decade

We have a long way to go, but it would be amiss to say that no progress is being made on our collective fight against environmental degradation.
The Effects of Disposable Diapers on the Environment and Human Health

The Effects of Disposable Diapers on the Environment and Human Health

Environmental Effects of Disposable Diapers: Disposable baby diapers represent an incredible amount of environmental waste. Their potential harm to infants is no less devastating. words Andrew Karpisz The Harmful Effects of Disposable Diapers Convenience VS Waste Disposable baby diapers produce an incredible amount of environmental waste. While disposable diapers may seem more convenient than cloth diapers, their environmental impact is terrifying. Not only do they form a sizeable portion of non-recyclable landfill waste, but they also contain many harmful chemicals that are subsequently dispersed into the environment. To safeguard the future, we need to consider alternatives. The Big Problem With …

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The Effects of E-Waste on the Environment and Human Health

The Effects of E-Waste on the Environment and Human Health

Recycling old digital products is a practice not many people are willing to commit to, even though it is absolutely essential.
Climate Explained: How Much does Flying Contribute to Climate Change?

Climate Explained: How Much does Flying Contribute to Climate Change?

How much does our use of air travel contribute to the problem of climate change? And is it more damaging that it is being created higher in our atmosphere?
These maps triple number of people threatened by rising seas

These maps triple number of people threatened by rising seas

Flooding will affect hundreds of millions more than previously thought – the majority in Asia – according to new research
Do You Know What Happens Every Time You Use A Plastic Water Bottle?

Do You Know What Happens Every Time You Use A Plastic Water Bottle?

Disposable plastic water bottles are a seemingly insurmountable problem of waste and pollution. Here are some facts that everyone should know.
The Ethics of Using Cotton

The Ethics of Using Cotton

In India, more than 100,000 people lack access to clean water, and yet a single pair of jeans can consume around 8,000 litres.
What Does Organic Mean Anyway?

What Does Organic Mean Anyway?

We explore the agricultural usage of the term ‘organic’, and the difference between conventional and organic farming.

design

Ideanco Climathon to connect innovators in North America and the Middle East

Ideanco Climathon to connect innovators in North America and the Middle East

September 28, 20204 min read
Ideanco Climathon 2020 is an innovation platform and hackathon to find entrepreneurial ideas for tackling local and global climate challenges
Simple Switch: Ethical Shopping as the New Normal

Simple Switch: Ethical Shopping as the New Normal

August 24, 20203 min read
Sustainable Shopping: New ethical Amazon alternative Simple Switch is raising money to make exploitation obsolete.
Apexgray Launches Eclipse, A Sports Legging Made From Sustainable Polyester

Apexgray Launches Eclipse, A Sports Legging Made From Sustainable Polyester

August 15, 20203 min read
Apexgray’s new sports legging, Eclipse, uses Eco-Circle fabric, a recycled polyester fiber made from used polyester products.
Stitch by Stitch – A Textile Company Supporting Sustainable Cotton Production

Stitch by Stitch – A Textile Company Supporting Sustainable Cotton Production

August 2, 20204 min read
Stitch by Stitch: A socially responsible textile brand committed to working with sustainable materials while supporting marginalized communities.
Impact Investing App GoParity Launches First Green Energy Project in Africa

Impact Investing App GoParity Launches First Green Energy Project in Africa

July 24, 20203 min read
GoParity, an impact investment platform based in Portugal, is now launching its first project in Africa.
What Led These Three Artists to Explore The Diverse World of Sustainable Art

What Led These Three Artists to Explore The Diverse World of Sustainable Art

July 12, 20204 min read
As we all become more aware of the degrading impact we have on our home planet, more artists are stepping up to talk about it.
How to Select the Right Sustainability Certification Program for Your Organization

How to Select the Right Sustainability Certification Program for Your Organization

June 26, 20207 min read
A Guide to Sustainability Certification: 8 Criteria that will help you to Select the Right Sustainability Certification Program for Your Organization.
Thinking Huts Launches First ‘Building Minds Project’ in Madagascar

Thinking Huts Launches First ‘Building Minds Project’ in Madagascar

June 21, 20204 min read
Thinking Huts, an innovator in humanitarian technology, aims to provide quality education infrastructure faster, at a lower cost, and with decreased waste.
Are Biofuels Our Future?

Are Biofuels Our Future?

June 8, 20204 min read
Biofuels are a hot topic amongst those in the know at the moment, especially as they offer a more sustainable and carbon-neutral alternative to traditional fuels.
Uneako: An Innovative Approach to Pollution and Poverty

Uneako: An Innovative Approach to Pollution and Poverty

June 6, 20203 min read
Pollution and poverty—two critical issues, affecting people the world over, that Uneako founders Ankit and Atul Tripathi are taking steps to address.
Covid 19 Will Drive SMEs to Sustainability Certification

Covid 19 Will Drive SMEs to Sustainability Certification

May 23, 20204 min read
A press release by Edenark Group: Covid 19 has the capacity to drive SMEs (Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises) to Sustainability Certification
How to Choose the Best Saw for DIY

How to Choose the Best Saw for DIY

May 5, 202010 min read
Few things can match the joy of working with materials like wood and creating something to fill your needs with your very own hands. But when it comes to the cut, just what type of saw do you need? This simple guide will help.
Infographic: Does Your Home Get Enough Natural Light?

Infographic: Does Your Home Get Enough Natural Light?

April 21, 20202 min read
Exposure to natural light is so important. Especially now, when many of us find ourselves spending most of our time in our homes due to the current global health crisis.
To Mask or Not to Mask

To Mask or Not to Mask

April 2, 20207 min read
To mask or not to mask, that is the question, or at least one of them, that all of the people who are not desert island hermits are asking themselves today.
What Does Sustainability in Interior Design Really Mean?

What Does Sustainability in Interior Design Really Mean?

February 25, 20204 min read
In recent years, concerns over consumer behaviour have compelled interior designers and home decor brands to consider how their work will impact the world.
ECOncrete: Sustainable Development For Battered Coastlines Revives Marine Life

ECOncrete: Sustainable Development For Battered Coastlines Revives Marine Life

February 4, 202011 min read
Concrete coastlines are not only unsightly, they are also frequently an environmental hazard, but a group of forward-thinking ecologists is working to change that.
Do We Really Need to Buy New Furniture? Your Simple Guide to Upcycling Using Chalk Paint

Do We Really Need to Buy New Furniture? Your Simple Guide to Upcycling Using Chalk Paint

February 4, 20206 min read
This guide will show you how to upcycle your furniture using 3 easy chalk paint techniques [blending, frottage and gilding] to create a textured, aged look.
A Super Simple Knitted Owl Hat

A Super Simple Knitted Owl Hat

January 28, 20205 min read
A quick and easy hat for the novice or experienced knitter. Perfect for cold nights, for lovers of homemade creations, and for lovers of owls.
The Naked Truth About Natural Interiors

The Naked Truth About Natural Interiors

January 15, 20205 min read
Give the interior of your home a boost by creating an eco-friendly environment: nature-inspired hues, earthy textures, and natural fiber furnishings.
Why I Shoot Windows

Why I Shoot Windows

May 1, 20196 min read
For some reason I can’t precisely define, photographs of windows are evocative—sometimes calming, sometimes unsettling—but nearly always intriguing.
Lily

Lily

May 1, 20192 min read
This portrait, translated from an old photograph into a painting by Varla Bishop, shows us an image of happiness in spite of poverty.

garden

Most Essential Pieces of Gardening Equipment

Most Essential Pieces of Gardening Equipment

September 11, 20206 min read

Gardening equipment you shouldn’t be without: If you’re new to gardening, this handy list of essential tools for the home…

Turn Your Balcony into an Edible Garden

Turn Your Balcony into an Edible Garden

January 16, 20207 min read
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