Educating Children on Sustainability

Sustainability is essential for the survival of humankind and planet earth. A United Nations report in 1987 noted that sustainable development must meet the needs of the present without compromising the well being of future generations. As our children are the future, it’s essential to educate them about the importance of sustainability. Here are a […]

20 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

A carbon footprint is historically defined as “the total set of greenhouse gas emissions caused by an [individual, event, organisation, product] expressed as CO2e.” Greenhouse gases (GHGs) can be emitted through transport, land clearance, and the production and consumption of food, fuels, manufactured goods, materials, wood, roads, buildings, and services. For simplicity of reporting, it is often […]

The Waste Hierarchy

Recycling can simply be described as a process that changes waste material into something new that can be used in other ways. The benefits of recycling include less garbage polluting our planet, the conservation of natural resources and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Critics argue that the energy and costs used in the entire […]