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A Greener Workplace

A Greener Workplace

[dropcap]As a civilization who spends about half of our waking hours at our workplaces, possibly more. Most of these workplaces are dependent on resources provided by the natural ecosystem around us (be it water, food, paper, energy & more). It is therefore ultimately in our interest to do our best

How to Host a Sustainable Wedding

Did you know that the average wedding produces more than 400 pounds of garbage? Annually, weddings in the U.S. contribute to releasing more than 63 tons of CO2, so it’s fair to say that the wedding industry has a waste problem. The good news is that eco-conscious couples are taking notice

Pass the torch: Composting

[authorbox authorid="Rebecca Joki" title="Rebecca Joki"] There are so many ways to make a difference in someone's life. There are so many less fortunate people in the world, the country, and maybe even the city or town where you live. Sometimes, though, it's difficult to know where or how to start.

For Thought: Hope for The Planet

Can we save the world from the effects of climate change? Is it too late? Is there any cause for optimism? These were the central questions addressed by a panel of experts in a new talk series at the Sydney Opera House on Monday night. The event — presented in partnership

The Superpowers of Trees

We've all learnt about the one superpower that all trees have - converting carbon dioxide to oxygen and helping life on earth tick along in the process. But, trees contribute to our ecosystem in far more ways. Be it climate control, providing nutrition or acting as a habitat for millions,

Saving the Arctic

Saving the Arctic

Tabitha Freeman The Arctic is one of the most majestic and beautiful places in the world. It houses incredible life forms such as polar bears, penguins, narwhals, and walruses and is becomes almost a kind of surreal painting to the eye. Even further, aside from the aesthetics, the Arctic is a

8 Ways to Go Green at Home

Going green does not involve you making huge changes in your life and routine, like some may think. In fact, it’s mostly the thought that counts, because once prepared and determined, you can easily make these small and tiny changes in your life for the sustainability of the earth. Going

Going Paperless: The Why & How

Going Paperless: The Why & How

Paper consumptions has almost tripled since the year 1960 and in spite of global warming, people are using papers aggressively in their daily routines. It is to be estimated that over 2500 trees are shredded to provide 10 million pages. The need of the hour is to go paperless and

8 Ways to Save Water

8 Ways to Save Water

This gargantuan blue ball of a planet is jacketed in agua to the extent that its abundance is hard, nay impossible to miss.  However, "fresh" water is an entirely different matter, and its scarcity, while often underestimated, is very, very real. Only about 3% all water is fresh, and only about 1% of

How the Animal Agriculture Industry Impacts the Planet

The animal agriculture industry is one of the biggest players in climate change to date. Our growing population, coupled with the increasing demand for animal products, is putting pressure on agriculture farms to expand and cater to the needs of the world. Many of the world's resources are also used

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