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By Tanya Pretorius (fetsiboomsticks) | Ecocultural project by [•]squareDot Media compiled by fetsiboomsticks. Environmental awareness, green activism. #Sustainability #Environment #ClimateChange #Recycling #Plastic

Food waste costs SA R61.5-billion a year

Food waste is a global and a local challenge, which costs South Africa R61.5-billion a year. Subsequently, South Africa-based scientific and tech- …

Recycling

Welcome To SA Zero Waste

SA ZERO-WASTE minimizes waste by either reducing waste at point of source and or re-using (recycling) waste at point of source. Furthermore SA ZERO …

Recycling

Old Toys Recycled Crafts Ideas

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DIY Christmas Decorations from Plastic Bottle | Little Crafties

YouTube

Recycling Crafts for Kids: Christmas Tree out of Plastic Bottles

Christmas Trees

21 Inspiring Initiatives Working to Reduce Food Waste Around the World

Shares 745<p>This week we’re celebrating World Environment Day (June 5th) by highlighting innovations working to reduce the tremendous food waste and …

Sustainability

Here's How We Solve Our Food Waste Problem

Food waste is getting a lot of attention lately. And for good reason. No matter how you slice it, the statistics are downright alarming. The world produces 17% more food than it did 30 years ago, yet almost half of it never reaches our belly. In a way, it’s a testament to the incredible progress …

Agriculture

Your artificial Christmas tree might be worse for the planet than a real one

Think you’re doing a great thing by having an artificial tree in your house instead of a real one? Think again. While there are so many benefits to …

Recycling

The truth about bioplastics

Full Cycle Bioplastics in California is also producing PHA from organic waste such as food waste, crop residue such as stalks and inedible leaves, …

Recycling

Wet wipes make up 93% of matter causing UK sewer blockages

City to Sea campaign says we must rethink bad habits and only flush ‘three Ps: pee, paper and poo’ as study finds blockages cost UK £100m a year<p>Baby wipes are causing hundreds of thousands of blockages in the UK sewer system and costing the country £100m every year, according to a new report.<p>The …

Environment

Dia Mirza Reveals Why She Does Not Use Sanitary Napkins Anymore & She Makes A Valid Point

Ever since she became the UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India, actress Dia Mirza has been committed to raising awareness about environmental …

Recycling

City of Freiburg has a brilliant alternative to disposable coffee cups

<b>Customers pay €1 for a reusable cup that can be returned to any participating business in the city center.</b><p>How often have you found yourself needing a …

Recycling

'People seem happier': how planting trees changed lives in a former coal community

The National Forest has not only transformed an industrial landscape, it has given people a new sense of belonging and wellbeing, created jobs and boosted wildlife – benefits that could be replicated across the country<p>Former miner Graham Knight puts his cup of tea down on the cafe table and looks …

Environment

Hashem Al-Ghaili

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How to Freeze Food Without Using Plastic

When I post pictures of my jar-filled freezer on social media, I get lots of questions about it, usually along the following lines:<p>Is it safe to …

Frozen

Great Barrier Reef coral-breeding program offers 'glimmer of hope'

Project, which could help restore damaged coral populations, has seen success in the Philippines<p>Scientists have stepped in as environmental matchmakers by breeding baby coral on the Great Barrier Reef in a move that could have worldwide significance.<p>Coral eggs and sperm were collected from Heron …

Oceans

Mexico creates vast new ocean reserve to protect 'Galapagos of North America'

Fishing, mining and new hotels will be prohibited in the ‘biologically spectacular’ Revillagigedo archipelago<p>Mexico’s government has created the largest ocean reserve in North America around a Pacific archipelago regarded as its crown jewel.<p>The measures will help ensure the conservation of marine …

Oceans

ATTN: Life

We should burn our garbage like Sweden does.

DIY Drip Irrigation Bottles

Introduction: DIY Drip Irrigation Bottles<p>Vine garden plants, like pumpkins, zucchini, cantaloupe etc. don’t do well with sprinkler systems. They like …

Gardening

Innovative California Local Starts up Grey Water Recycling Service

<b>Second Generation Water (2G) Partners with City of Pasadena to Recycle Hundreds of Thousands of Gallons of Water</b><p>During the extreme California …

Drought

Paper recycling

Support iThemba Tower: Soaring Art Installation Made with 5,000 Plastic Bottles to Promote Recycling in South Africa

We are a team of South African artists who wish to support the people of Troyeville in downtown Johannesburg to raise up “iThemba Tower.” This is a …

Sustainability

These nurseries are banning children from using glitter

Glitter is loved by children but not so much by parents - while it might keep your little ones occupied for hours, it does get EVERYWHERE.<p>Now a group …

Parenting

14 Ways to Live an Awesome Earth Friendly Lifestyle

This simple guide is written to help you lead a life that is good for you, your community, and the earth.<p>Most of these tips will cost you nothing to …

Happiness

Nurseries ban glitter to help protect the environment

A group of nurseries has been praised for stopping children use glitter because of concerns it damages the environment.<p>Youngsters at more than 22,000 …

Environment

Durable canvas cloth with embedded solar cells generates 120 watts per square meter

Tents, sun shades, and canopies could generate renewable energy with Norway-based company Tarpon Solar’s solar canvas. They created flexible …

Clean Energy

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Save Our Environment and Earth

50 Ways to Help the Planet - Save Our Environment and Planet Earth<p>BECAUSE SIMPLE THINGS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE<p>Saving the planet sounds huge doesn’t …