As we become more sustainable industries are under increasing pressure to improve their environmental impact. Here we look at 5 sustainable hotels making the hospitality industry that little bit greener:
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Electronic waste (e-waste) is quickly becoming one of the world’s most pressing environmental issues, with 42million tons of electronics thrown away globally each year, less than 16% of which is recycled. Here are some eco-friendly gadgets to help lessen your contribution to the problem.
Life in the spotlight has been considered a curse, but it can also give people and causes a voice that otherwise goes unheard. Here are 5 celebrities who have used their fame as a platform to advocate sustainability, climate action, indigenous rights, transgender awareness and women's rights.
When this time of year comes around it seems holiday spirit is quantified by how much food you can share with those you love, but this does result in a lot of food waste; around 7million tonnes a year in the UK, costing £12.5bn! Here are some toptips to minimise your festive food waste.
‘Tis the season! And with it comes the season of spending. So much new stuff is bought over this festive period; upgraded tech, the latest wardrobe and tons of food, all of which leads to tons of waste. Here are 4 festive tips that can minimise your environmental impact as well as keep the cost down.
Last month Costa Rica was deemed the happiest country on Earth by the Happy Planet Index (HPI) report. Obviously the warm climate, beautiful beaches and lusciously biodiverse jungles make for some gloriously happy camping, but here's a more in depth look as to why this title was awarded to Costa Rica.
In light of festival season drawing to a close, here’s a roundup of the U.K’s top green festivals.
Going green and being eco-friendly, they are two things that don’t typically go hand-in-hand with the world’s big cities… or do they? With more than half of the world’s population living in cities, the time to adapt and ‘go green’ has definitely come! So here are the five cities that are proving it is possible to be sustainable and be a huge metropolis!
Not having to buy electricity from ‘The Man’ has always been an enticing thought; to live free with clean, self-generated energy. Off-grid living harks at getting back in touch with nature, being fully aware and respectful of your surroundings. Coupled with a shortage of housing, energy bills and global temperatures all on the rise, it’s no wonder people are setting forth to self-sufficiency.
Sustainable fishing has caught the public’s attention on an increasingly regular basis. Maybe because we’re Brits and we love fish and chips. Or maybe because the facts and figures of what’s happening have been so ghastly that it’s shook us up a bit.
The buildings we use in our day to day lives have so far hid in plain sight, when the climate change finger of blame has come pointing. They have certainly played their part in our diminishing climate though, but what does the future look like? Welcome to the surprisingly interesting and not at all nerdy topic of eco architecture.
Time for a little bit of naming and shaming in the eco world. Never has a day gone by when some global leader or leaders are under fire for their countries lack of progress in sustainability. So for a positive spin on droning on and pointing fingers, here’s a rundown of the world’s MOST energy efficient countries.
These sorts of articles have peppered the web for years now. Do this and don’t do that to save the planet. Part of what turns people away though is the huge lifestyle overhaul that is often required of people for their impact to be felt. This one’s a bit different as it’ll show you the way to being more environmentally friendly without causing you any additional anguish.