Malawi has implemented a ban on the production and distribution of thin, single-use plastics, earning praise from environmental and conservation activists.
It’s important to educate people on the negative effect of excessive light and what they can do to reduce energy consumption and preserve the darkness of the night sky.
A project envisioned in 2012 by a Dutch teenager is beginning to address the problem of ocean plastic, and the damage it causes to marine life.
Although some people may be intimidated by the zero waste movement and its restrictions, those of us who aren’t able to ‘go zero’ can also do their part.
The utter tragedy of the situation is that we’ve already solved climate collapse, we know exactly what we should do, but people, countries, corporations, vested interests and governments won’t do it.
The banning of disposable plastic water bottles is the most reasonable, sustainable, and conscientious plan for the future; and this ban should begin now.
Recycled paper can save the Earth, and in developed countries it’s very easy to purchase, yet not nearly enough people are making the switch.
Could the end of capitalism pave the way from a reduction in our creation of garbage, towards a truly sustainable future?