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Does Your Easter Chocolate Contain Modern Day Slavery?

Does Your Easter Chocolate Contain Modern Day Slavery?

March 26, 2021
Easter, where all is not so sweet, for this quasi-healthy treat may in fact come at the cost of much untold suffering.
Malawi: Traditional Basketry Offering an Ethical and Cheap Alternative to Plastics

Malawi: Traditional Basketry Offering an Ethical and Cheap Alternative to Plastics

March 22, 2021
In Malawi, where a recent ban on single-use plastics has forced people to think outside the box, there is a growing resurgence of an almost-forgotten technique.

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Diana Ganem

Diana Ganem

She’s the founder of “Nightswim”, a sustainable leisurewear brand based in Los Angeles and Costa Rica that is dedicated to the rights of consumers, workers, and the environment.
January 22, 202113 min read

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Sustainable Fashion: A List of Organizations, Certifications, Terms, and Fabrics

Sustainable Fashion: A List of Organizations, Certifications, Terms, and Fabrics

A glossary of organizations, certifications, NGOs, ethical movements, technical terms, and jargon associated with sustainable fashion.
The Ultimate Guide To Finding The Best Indoor Plants For Clean Air

The Ultimate Guide To Finding The Best Indoor Plants For Clean Air

The quality of indoor air will ultimately have a huge impact on our long term health, and there are lots of great ways to improve it.
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.

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The Lasting Effect Of Covid-19 On The Education Industry

The Lasting Effect Of Covid-19 On The Education Industry

March 26, 20215 min read
Educational times are changing. While many have adapted to online learning, others are eager to return to the physical learning environment.
Dutch Startup Creates The World’s First Microplastic-Free Sports Shorts

Dutch Startup Creates The World’s First Microplastic-Free Sports Shorts

March 12, 20212 min read
Sports brand Iron Roots starts a crowdfunding campaign to bring sustainable sports shorts to the market.
Campaigns and Initiatives to Paint Strokes of Growth across E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services Market

Campaigns and Initiatives to Paint Strokes of Growth across E-Waste Recycling and Reuse Services Market

February 2, 20214 min read
A research article on present and future services relating to E-Waste recycling and re-use, drafted by Transparency Market Research
The Good Plastic Things

The Good Plastic Things

January 28, 20213 min read
The Good Plastic Things’ mission is to develop household goods and decorative products made with 100% recycled and 100% recyclable plastic
Understanding the Importance of Eco-Friendly Solutions in Public Space Design

Understanding the Importance of Eco-Friendly Solutions in Public Space Design

November 21, 20205 min read
Design-wise, times are changing: More and more eco-friendly solutions are being developed & implemented in the sphere of public space design.
Students and Alumnae Install Mural at the University of Toronto to Call For the Dismantling of Systemic Racism in Design

Students and Alumnae Install Mural at the University of Toronto to Call For the Dismantling of Systemic Racism in Design

November 7, 20206 min read
The “Support Black Designers” mural at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty contributes to a larger discourse on equality.

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What Is Organic Gardening And Why Is It Important?

What Is Organic Gardening And Why Is It Important?

April 13, 20215 min read

By Daisy Sawyer, on behalf on John & Bob’s Smart Soil Solutions Whether it’s lockdown motivating us to try a…

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