Ethical living is the philosophy of making decisions for daily life which take into account ethics and moral values, particularly with regard to consumerism, sustainability, environmentalism, wildlife and animal welfare.

Sustainable living describes a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resources, and one's personal resources. It is often called as "earth harmony living" or "net zero living". Its practitioners often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering their methods of transportation, energy consumption, and/or diet.

Are you ready to cultivate your own particular mastery at this watershed moment in human history? Are you ready to contribute to a more humane and habitable existence for all and lead from the ground up?

A petition to make American cult fashion brand Everlane accountable to its promise of “Radical Transparency” has been launched by Remake.world, a non-profit organisation advocating for a more ethical fashion industry and asking consumers to break up with fast fashion. “It’s time Everlane stopped greenwashing and misleading consumers about its supply chain ethics,” the Change.org...

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A Kickstarter campaign for a Croatian start-up’s eco-friendly sneakers has just launched and with 21 days to go (at the time of writing), MIRET already has 509 backers and surpassed its AU$15,350 goal, raising over $93,700 so far and counting. Following in their father’s footsteps into the footwear industry (literally), MIRET’s founders and brothers Hrvoje...

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In the Philippines, 27 million people live below the poverty line. In a country boasting 100 million people, this represents over a quarter of the population– roughly the population of Australia. Of the economically poor, 16% are food insecure and fail to meet the guidelines of eating three meals a day. Roughly two million families...

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According to a 2018 UN IPCC report, Africa is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and 10 of the countries which are predicted to be most affected by the phenomena are situated in Africa. While Africa is often used as an example of all the things wrong with the environment, not much is...

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You might be one of the 400,000+ people who tried Veganuary this year. And like many people who pledge to eat plant-based for a month, you may have decided to stick with vegan living once January was over. Your reasons might have ranged from cruelty to animals – we kill 70 billion land animals for...

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Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. It has been edited for clarity. Happy Saturday guys! I hope you’re having a great weekend! Now I normally send our newsletters out during the week, but it’s arriving in your inbox today because we had a time-sensitive campaign...

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As the Productivity Commission confirmed this week, Australia’s economy has enjoyed uninterrupted growth for 28 years straight. Specifically, our output of goods and services last financial year grew by two percent. Economists obviously see the growth of a national economy as good news – but what is it doing to the Earth? Capitalism demands limitless...

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As cities and governments around the world implement measures to control the spread of the coronavirus, public officials and health authorities are also urging people to do their bit by thoroughly and frequently washing our hands, limiting unnecessary travel, practicing social distancing and avoid touching their faces. The outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 has also seen...

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As COVID-19 spreads across the world and authorities telling us to properly wash our hands, stop touching our faces, avoid group gatherings and practice social distancing, and the pandemic bringing out the worst in some people (who would have thought toilet paper punch-ons would become a thing?), life as we know it is in limbo....

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By now, you may be aware of the ethical dilemma and environmental impacts of using animal skin for leather. As a result, there has been growth in research and investment to develop suitable alternatives to animal leather. Below is a list of vegan leather alternatives and animal leather substitutes that we’re super excited about: 1....

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Note: This post features advertisers and sponsors. If you’d like to have your crowdfunding campaign featured on EWP, contact us. Everyday we get heaps of emails from brands seeking our help in promoting their amazing sustainable businesses, and everyday we do the best we can to support them with limited time and resources. So in this...

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Women will no longer have to choose between wearing unsupportive slippers or comfy outdoor shoes inside their home. Sustainable startup brand Dooeys has created the perfect eco-friendly indoor shoe that does the job of both; slipshoes™ that are super stylish, supportive and built for comfort. Ideal for conscious women who work from home (since the...

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There is a lot of talk today about steps individuals can take to reduce their ecological footprint. When it comes to mitigating air pollution — including the contaminants which contribute to climate change — the power of the individual pales in comparison to the power of institutions and corporations. Of the 190 million tons of...

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Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Happy Friday guys! I’m writing this newsletter from a quiet coastal town called Seventeen Seventy (also known as 1770) in Queensland’s Gladstone region and almost six hours north of Brisbane. This town is known for being the second landing in Australia...

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We have reached the era when climate refugees are now seen as the new normal. According to a 2019 report prepared by Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, due to natural disasters, there was a world record of over seven million new displacements that happened between January and June 2019. Come 2050, nations across the globe should...

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will have at some stage come across conversations or articles about the environmental effects of fashion. According to statistics published by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the fashion industry is responsible for 10% of annual global carbon emissions, more than the aviation sector...

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Steve Winter, a National Geographic photographer, once said, “Photography can change the world. We need images that inspire us to care and to act to save our planet.” You know, it really does. Seeing photographs of the planet’s magnificent creatures inspire and energize people into shifting their roles in this planet; from acting like spoilt...

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Welcome to another week of our Climate Joy series. Here is the positive news we’re celebrating this week: 1. Great Australian Bight: Equinor abandons plans to drill for oil Norwegian oil giant Equinor has abandoned its plans to deepwater drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park, declaring that the controversial $200m project...

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Infrastructure will play a critical role in supporting Australia’s transition to net zero emissions according to a new paper released today. Infrastructure contributes around 70% of Australia’s annual greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Issues Paper: Reshaping Infrastructure for a net zero emissions future. The paper is published in partnership by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council...

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This podcast show is proudly sponsored by Treedom, a unique green business that allows customers to buy, gift and plant trees and track their growth in an online diary. Since its launch in 2010, Treedom has planted over 900,000 trees! Sustainable lifestyle advocate, author and educator Jen Gale is a self-described “ordinary, knackered mum of...

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Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and the richest man alive, recently made headlines after pledging to donate $10 billion to a new “Bezos Earth Fund” to help combat climate change. It’s one of the largest charitable gifts in history. Though details regarding the exact kind of work that will be funded are scarce, Bezos noted in...

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When you think of Artificial Intelligence, it’s likely the first image to pop up in your head may be that of a talking machine, giving mechanical replies to instructions. If this is true for you, please understand that the current face of AI actually looks a lot like your face and mine. They are known...

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The world’s richest man and Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has decided to throw his wealth behind the climate change battle in a bid to save our environment. The Amazon CEO took to Instagram to announce a new fund to back scientists, activists and organizations working to mitigate the impact of climate change across the globe....

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More people are becoming aware of our planet’s peril, and the climate changes that are wreaking havoc on existing ecosystems. With that awareness comes responsibility paired with a greater desire to do good and make a difference. In response to the damage we have caused, a growing number of businesses are now taking a clear...

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Australian couples need to work together on their finances to reduce stress, reveals new research. Money is driving conflict, secrets and stress among Australian couples, according to new research from MyState Bank, which is urging all Australian couples to devote more time to working together on their finances this Valentine’s day. The Love and Money Survey of 1,000 Australians...

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Los Angeles, California: Vegan Fashion Week was invited to contribute to Red Carpet Green Dress (RGCD) pre-Oscars party. The annual pre-Oscars Gala hosted an intimate plant-based dinner and cocktail party with over 100 guests, partners and industry executives to celebrate the collaboration with textile giant Lensing’s new luxury brand TENCEL™ Luxe. The event was held at the...

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For many it’s a day of love and romance, for some it’s just a Hallmark holiday, while others will use this day as an opportunity to remind us all of the day’s dark and brutal origins. However you personally feel, there is no denying that many couples (and a growing number of singles too!) celebrate...

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When searching for female-led podcasts, the list of shows about fashion, parenting, pop culture, health and wellness seem endless. Run a similar search for women-run political podcasts, however, and very few pop up. While studies show that women are less interested in politics than men, this may change as more women run for public office,...

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Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I’m not one to deep dive into my romantic relationship but if you can’t share about your relationship on the eve of Valentine’s Day when can you? LOL! So here’s an insight into mine: There are times...

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In the last couple of years, a lot has been done to bring increased attention to the ongoing and growing plastic crisis. The most glaring manifestation of this plastic crisis is perhaps the state of our oceans today, with the Pacific Garbage Patch reportedly the size of Texas. Marine wildlife such as seabirds, whales, fishes...

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It’s been going on a year since we launched this series to celebrate positive environmental news and with the increase of climate anxiety, it’s needed now more than ever. So here is some good news to inspire hope and cheerfulness: 1. Nike releases ‘Space Hippie’ shoes made of waste Sportswear giant Nike has released its...

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The numbers of vegans in Australia is on the rise – for many, ruling animal products out of their diet is a relatively straightforward decision. But deciding whether to eschew leather products can be more challenging. For non-meat eaters who do buy leather, the rationale is usually something like this: if meat is being produced...

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Contrary to what many people still believe, wool production is far from “a haircut for the sheep”. Firstly, sheep are only “in need” of shearing because they have been bred to produce up to ten times more wool than they would naturally need. In their natural state, sheep produce just enough wool to protect themselves...

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Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Several years ago a work colleague turned friend who had come to Australia as an international student from Thailand and whose parents were working for the United Nations said something to me that I have never forgotten. She said, “If you...

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It’s been a long time since eco-fascism has been in the news, but we in the environmental community need to stay alert to this kind of thinking as more people wake up to the global climate crisis. Unfortunately, being concerned about the environment does not necessarily lead to leftist or even left-of-center ideology. As people...

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Kevin Hart had a generally great year for the better part of 2018. He made some good movies, he was receiving more opportunities and his career was on an upward trajectory. By year’s end he announced that he was scheduled to host the 2019 Oscars, a lifelong dream of his. However 2019 came and the...

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As per equipment rental Columbus, OH, depending on jobsite conditions, wage rates, and the size of the pour, small-line, trailer- mounted concrete pumps can be very competitive for small pours. Many of the smaller trailer-mounted units can pump 20 or more yards of conc rete per hour. They use placement lines with diameters of 2 to 5 inches; correctly sized lines handle concrete with up to 11⁄2-inch maximum size aggregate. These pumps are small enough to be towed by a pickup truck and cost much less than a truck-mounted pump with a placing boom. Maximum vertical placement distances range from 100 to 300 feet; maximum hori zo ntal distances of 500 to more than 1,200 feet are possible. Locate a trailer-mounted pump on the jobsite as close as possible to the forms or the last place to be conc reted. A level surface is not as critical to these models as it is to truck - mounted models with placement booms. When choosing a small-line pump, be sure to match the pump’s capabilities with the concrete mix to be used. The concrete supplier also needs to know that the mix will be pumped and the type of equipment that will be used. To maximize the productivity of a small-line pump on a small pour, have enough workers on hand during concrete placement to take full advantage of the faster production rates. Discharge hoses from the trailer pump are very maneuverable, so fewer people may be needed to place the concrete. But on flatwork jobs, you may have to use more finishers. For thinner slabs, the amount of concrete that can be pumped per hour will depend mainly on how fast it can be finished. Trailer-mounted, small-line concrete pumps can be very useful on small concrete projects where access to forms is difficult. But even on jobs where access is not a pro blem, pumping can still save time and money. The pump discharge hose can eliminate the need for dropchutes or elephant trunks in narrow walls. On pours for foundations or slabs on grade, faster placement rates reduce labor hours and overtime. Before dismissing concrete pumping as too expensive for a small job, check rental rates in your area to see if labor savings offset the cost of pumping.

Over 50,000 families were displaced when the Taal Volcano erupted in Batangas, Philippines on January 12. Tons of volcanic ash devoured villages while a menacing plume of smoke hovered above, accompanied by rising magma and volcanic tremors stealing the homes and livelihoods of many thousands living in the surrounding area. Naturally, news about the heavy...

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By Catherine Dionne With all of the catastrophes taking place lately, you might feel a growing sense of desire to give back to local or distant communities. Whether it’s to help during a devastating hurricane, long-lasting bushfire, or unjust political corruption, the truth of the matter is, you might not always have the financial means...

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Another week, another round-up of positive news stories as it relates to the environment and climate action. The first month of 2020 is nearly over but it has already borne witness to some advancements in our global fight to protect our planet. So here’s what we’re celebrating this week: 1. China to ban single-use plastic in...

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2019 is set to be the second warmest year on record, ending the warmest decade on record, another reminder that climate change is the defining issue of our time. Yet 2019 will not be remembered as the year when the world finally united to save the planet. Despite massive worldwide demonstrations and increasing global awareness...

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Whether you’re living the life of a perpetual traveller and need to get off the beaten track to untouched wilderness or just looking to be surrounded by nature to destress from the gruelling work week, we’ve found the travel resource for you: Nature.house. Nature-loving brothers Tim and Luuk Van Oerle spent their childhood fishing, bird watching,...

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Let’s just lay down the facts – women are f*cking phenomenal. Women having been pushing barriers since humanity began and pushing for progress in all fields. In a current era of uncertainty, now is the time to celebrate people breaking barriers and shaping the future (especially the voices that are less heard!) Below are some...

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By Indiana Lee In 2019, Fortune composed a list of companies they recognized as “Sustainability All Stars.” This list consists of renowned organizations like IBM, Walmart, Apple, and Salesforce. These leaders in sustainable practices are doing everything from making the best use of renewable energy to making their products from recyclable materials. However, while these...

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Applications are now open for the inaugural HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program, a new initiative by Taronga Conservation Society Australia to find innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing conservation and environmental challenges. HATCH is a 14-week accelerator program that will support five finalists to develop their brilliant ideas into not-for-profit or social enterprise ventures, with...

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By Keri Haugse This time last year, I was sitting on my lanai on Maui, and feeling pretty good about my station in life. I was a swimwear designer with an eco-friendly line sold in some of the finest resorts in the world. After making my swimwear in Los Angeles for three years, I decided...

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. As always, this week we’ve scoured the news to bring you positive developments for the environment. From France to Borneo, we come bearing green tidings to inspire you to keep up the good climate fight. Here’s what we’re celebrating this week: 1. Landmark French law will stop unsold...

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Through using cloth nappies, a parent can save over $5000 and over 1,700kgs of landfill, per child. Now that’s a conversation worth having.  Disposable nappies may appeal to ease the burden on new parents, but it’s the planet that pays the true cost of this convenience. Roughly 20 billion disposable nappies are landfilled each year,...

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By Nina Gbor Reflecting on the year that was, I wonder if 2019 went by without us realising that we witnessed a significant moment in global history. It was a year likely to reverberate in future history books, into several millennia and beyond. It was a year of David and Goliath, a year that saw...

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By Heather Seely If you haven’t heard of the burger that cost $325,000, perhaps you’ve been living under a hamburger bun. Released more than six years ago, this burger was unlike all the rest (yet shockingly similar at the same time). Created from stem cells and cultivated in a lab in the Netherlands, this was...

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In a summary: Fixing your backyard as a source of nourishment. The smart little: Also called Micro Eco Farming, garden sufficiency is all about exploiting little (and often unpromising) plots of urban territory till they give a bumper harvest. It uses techniques like vertical horticulture and hydroponics to grow up and much more intensively. Applying pesticides isn't feasible, therefore it's by definition organic. Some strategies are low technology and dependent on the choice of sturdy and adaptable crops, like planting mushroom beds; many others are still works in progress, like growing fish.
Backyard sufficiency
In a summary: Fixing your backyard as a source of nourishment. The smart little: Also called Micro Eco Farming, garden sufficiency is all about exploiting little (and often unpromising) plots of urban territory till they give a bumper harvest. It uses techniques like vertical horticulture and hydroponics to grow up and much more intensively. Applying pesticides isn't feasible, therefore it's by definition organic. Some strategies are low technology and dependent on the choice of sturdy and adaptable crops, like planting mushroom beds; many others are still works in progress, like growing fish.
In a summary: Counting carbon emissions instead of calories. The clever bit: The objective is to modify your diet to be reduced carbon and low effect by selecting foods with the lowest ecological overburden or footprint you may find, together with the cheapest global-warming potential (GWP) and the least possibility of messing around the entire world through their acidification and contamination possible. Basically you're trying to find the foodstuffs using the cheapest energy inputs and also the best efficiencies in creation. As sugar uses huge quantities of energy, reduce your consumption of sweets by 50 percent and consume dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate (that has a large environmental effect).
Ecotarianism
In a summary: Counting carbon emissions instead of calories. The clever bit: The objective is to modify your diet to be reduced carbon and low effect by selecting foods with the lowest ecological overburden or footprint you may find, together with the cheapest global-warming potential (GWP) and the least possibility of messing around the entire world through their acidification and contamination possible. Basically you're trying to find the foodstuffs using the cheapest energy inputs and also the best efficiencies in creation. As sugar uses huge quantities of energy, reduce your consumption of sweets by 50 percent and consume dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate (that has a large environmental effect).
In a summary: Clothing with no cutoffs. The clever bit: This trend is a profligate company is hardly a sin, but zero-waste style sees no requirement to conform to some system of surplus, rather borrowing from Western automotive fabrication, phasing out to minimise environmental impact and increase profits. Given that cloth widths are standardised, he's calculated that almost 15 percent of cloth is wasted throughout the pattern-cutting procedure. To prevent that he engineers cutsprints and pattern repeats in order that no cloth is wasted.
Zero-waste Style
In a summary: Clothing with no cutoffs. The clever bit: This trend is a profligate company is hardly a sin, but zero-waste style sees no requirement to conform to some system of surplus, rather borrowing from Western automotive fabrication, phasing out to minimise environmental impact and increase profits. Given that cloth widths are standardised, he's calculated that almost 15 percent of cloth is wasted throughout the pattern-cutting procedure. To prevent that he engineers cutsprints and pattern repeats in order that no cloth is wasted.
In summary: Do not buy things - rent it. Thus you receive the advantages of the item, however you won't ever own it. Research indicates that if the item remains with the producer, there's an incentive to create more lasting goods, as transuming sets the brakes on the shop-to-landfill consumerist cycle. The first buds of the tendency are strongly in evidence together with the Rent Not Purchase motion.
Transumption
In summary: Do not buy things - rent it. Thus you receive the advantages of the item, however you won't ever own it. Research indicates that if the item remains with the producer, there's an incentive to create more lasting goods, as transuming sets the brakes on the shop-to-landfill consumerist cycle. The first buds of the tendency are strongly in evidence together with the Rent Not Purchase motion.
In a summary: Emissions-free Delivery. The clever piece: To generate hydrogen-hybrid ships which could turn global delivery and freight out of an emissions juggernaut to a zero-emissions slide across the seas. Regarded as the world's earliest hydrogen-hybrid canal ship, the Ross Barlow's system operates by storing hydrogen from lithium hydride powder, that is topped up when it's been drained. It is smart stuff because scientists have overcome the two primary hydrogen stumbling blocks which have dogged the automotive sector specifically.
Hydrogen cargo ships
In a summary: Emissions-free Delivery. The clever piece: To generate hydrogen-hybrid ships which could turn global delivery and freight out of an emissions juggernaut to a zero-emissions slide across the seas. Regarded as the world's earliest hydrogen-hybrid canal ship, the Ross Barlow's system operates by storing hydrogen from lithium hydride powder, that is topped up when it's been drained. It is smart stuff because scientists have overcome the two primary hydrogen stumbling blocks which have dogged the automotive sector specifically.
In a summary: The rebirth of all bottle-free water. The clever piece: Saying"no" to bottled water and also the 13bn plastic bottles sold in the united kingdom annually (only 3bn of that can be recycled) - is still catching but remains hard work. This begs the question of exactly what happened to each of the gorgeous fountains, many contributed by philanthropists from the 1800s, which were dotted about civic centers and parks, and when are they coming back? Some neighborhood groups, for example Warley Woods Community Trust near Birmingham, are currently planning a 75,000 recovery of the park drinking fountains.
Reinstate the drinking Fountains
In a summary: The rebirth of all bottle-free water. The clever piece: Saying"no" to bottled water and also the 13bn plastic bottles sold in the united kingdom annually (only 3bn of that can be recycled) - is still catching but remains hard work. This begs the question of exactly what happened to each of the gorgeous fountains, many contributed by philanthropists from the 1800s, which were dotted about civic centers and parks, and when are they coming back? Some neighborhood groups, for example Warley Woods Community Trust near Birmingham, are currently planning a 75,000 recovery of the park drinking fountains.
In summary: The potential of sustainability. Less than 1 percent of the substances wind up embodied in what we use, whereas half of a trillion tonnes of waste has been thrown away to rust, pollute or belch out methane. You'd expect there was a less braindead means of proceeding. There's also, it is called cradle to cradle (sometimes abbreviated to C2C), a holistic layout system which models human business on nature's procedures where there's not any waste. How? Well if you're building a running shoe or a brand-new Oriental city, C2C dictates that all substances used conform to two kinds of nutrient classification: biological or technical. Technical nourishment are benign, non toxic synthetics which may be utilised in constant cycles without sacrificing their integrity while biological components are organic substances that decompose in the soil, providing enhancing nutrients.
Cradle to cradle
In summary: The potential of sustainability. Less than 1 percent of the substances wind up embodied in what we use, whereas half of a trillion tonnes of waste has been thrown away to rust, pollute or belch out methane. You'd expect there was a less braindead means of proceeding. There's also, it is called cradle to cradle (sometimes abbreviated to C2C), a holistic layout system which models human business on nature's procedures where there's not any waste. How? Well if you're building a running shoe or a brand-new Oriental city, C2C dictates that all substances used conform to two kinds of nutrient classification: biological or technical. Technical nourishment are benign, non toxic synthetics which may be utilised in constant cycles without sacrificing their integrity while biological components are organic substances that decompose in the soil, providing enhancing nutrients.
In a summary: Organic pick'n blend. The clever piece: Organic production has plenty of eco merits, however, what made organics that the darling of the cart was the simple fact that their creation ruled pesticides out. But nonetheless skewed the economics (critics assert that conventionally produced food doesn't reflect its true environmental cost), organic create nevertheless brings a premium. Strategic organic is hence about prioritising which things will need to be organic, and that non-organic (and therefore cheaper) goods you'll be able to get off with.
Strategic organics
In a summary: Organic pick'n blend. The clever piece: Organic production has plenty of eco merits, however, what made organics that the darling of the cart was the simple fact that their creation ruled pesticides out. But nonetheless skewed the economics (critics assert that conventionally produced food doesn't reflect its true environmental cost), organic create nevertheless brings a premium. Strategic organic is hence about prioritising which things will need to be organic, and that non-organic (and therefore cheaper) goods you'll be able to get off with.
In a summary: Ultra economical driving. The smart little: Hypermilers do not only aim for great mileage, because eco friendly drivers do they induce fuel efficiency into the limitation. Some hypermiling tips are only common sense: that the right tyre pressure on your automobile can chop 10 percent from the gas; decreasing your rate by 75mph to 65mph raises fuel market, and idling the engine is outside -- it raises emissions by 13 percent (visit eta.co.uk for more thoughts ). Additional hypermiling absolutes may appear a bit more out there, like forcing in soft bottoms, dispensing with footwear so as to raise pedal sensitivity (to reduce gas loss) or form riding, while driving along with your tyres aligned with the point in the border of the path to prevent driving .
Hypermilling
In a summary: Ultra economical driving. The smart little: Hypermilers do not only aim for great mileage, because eco friendly drivers do they induce fuel efficiency into the limitation. Some hypermiling tips are only common sense: that the right tyre pressure on your automobile can chop 10 percent from the gas; decreasing your rate by 75mph to 65mph raises fuel market, and idling the engine is outside -- it raises emissions by 13 percent (visit eta.co.uk for more thoughts ). Additional hypermiling absolutes may appear a bit more out there, like forcing in soft bottoms, dispensing with footwear so as to raise pedal sensitivity (to reduce gas loss) or form riding, while driving along with your tyres aligned with the point in the border of the path to prevent driving .
In a nutshell: The bottom has dropped out of the recycling marketplace, so ensure it is your very last resort. The clever piece: Precycling signifies the point before recycling and, unlike recycling, it expends energy. Rather than buying packed sandwiches, by way of instance, have a lunchbox to operate, together with cloth scraps and a reusable water bottle.
Precycling
In a nutshell: The bottom has dropped out of the recycling marketplace, so ensure it is your very last resort. The clever piece: Precycling signifies the point before recycling and, unlike recycling, it expends energy. Rather than buying packed sandwiches, by way of instance, have a lunchbox to operate, together with cloth scraps and a reusable water bottle.