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Travel Light: New Study Reveals Most Effective Ways to Minimise Carbon Footprint When Travelling

Travel Light: New Study Reveals Most Effective Ways to Minimise Carbon Footprint When Travelling

New study reveals the most effective ways to reduce carbon footprint whilst travelling. MEDIA RELEASE With growing interest in sustainable travel, there is lots of advice available – but how do travellers know what actions will have the biggest impact? Luxury safari company Yellow Zebra Safaris has calculated the effectiveness of some of the most common tips...

Investment Firm Ausbil Becomes First Australian Company to Sign Landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution

Investment Firm Ausbil Becomes First Australian Company to Sign Landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution

MEDIA RELEASE Ausbil Investment Management (Ausbil) has become the first Australian company to sign the landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution, a declaration citing plastic pollution as a clear corporate brand risk and pledging to interact with leading companies to find solutions through new corporate commitments, programs, and policies. In becoming a signatory to the...

Get on the Trail of Australia’s Largest Garage Sale in 2019

Get on the Trail of Australia’s Largest Garage Sale in 2019

Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, is now just over a month away and registrations have been pouring in like never before, promising to be a gigantic weekend of waste-reducing, planet saving, treasure hunting fun. Now in its ninth year, the multi award-winning national initiative seeks to educate Australians on the importance...

Sustainable Supply Chains and Public Health: What’s the Connection?

Sustainable Supply Chains and Public Health: What’s the Connection?

By Indiana Lee It is no secret that Earth’s climate is changing at a rapid rate. It doesn’t take too much looking around to realize that many scientific predictions regarding climate change and the future of our planet are coming true — many closer to worst-case-scenario predictions than we’d like to admit. Rising sea levels,...

Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy Seeks Five Volunteers to Join Scientific Research Mission to Antarctica

Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy Seeks Five Volunteers to Join Scientific Research Mission to Antarctica

The Antarctic Sabbatical – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to journey to the frozen frontier and help scientists better understand humans’ environmental impact. No formal qualifications required, other than an adventurous spirit, passion for the environment and willingness to apply. Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy announced the Antarctic Sabbatical, an unprecedented opportunity for five passionate individuals to travel...

Scientists Call for Profound Rethink on Sustainability to Survive Climate Change

Scientists Call for Profound Rethink on Sustainability to Survive Climate Change

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the University of Sheffield in the UK, have called for sustainability to be redefined as being able to live harmoniously with nature in a shared planet with other species, without exploiting it. They say that this redefinition is essential if society wants to mitigate climate change and for civilisations to...

Million Cool Roofs Challenge: Accelerating Global Access to Affordable, Sustainable Cooling Through Cool Roof Materials

Million Cool Roofs Challenge: Accelerating Global Access to Affordable, Sustainable Cooling Through Cool Roof Materials

Ten projects awarded $100,000 each through a competition to deploy one million square meters of cool roofs MEDIA RELEASE Finalists for the Million Cool Roofs Challenge—a global competition to accelerate access to affordable, sustainable cooling through rapid deployment of cool roof materials—were announced today. The ten award-winning projects have each received $100,000 boost funding to...

Arch & Hook Introduces the First Ever Sustainable Clothes Hanger Made of Marine Plastics

Arch & Hook Introduces the First Ever Sustainable Clothes Hanger Made of Marine Plastics

MEDIA RELEASE Arch & Hook, the world’s leading and only sustainable hanger brand, launches BLUE® – the world’s first hanger made entirely of Marine Plastics®. Created for use in the fashion industry, BLUE® ?turns the hanger industry on its head by presenting a 100% recycled, fully closed loop alternative to source plastic for hangers. Arch...

Author and Non-Profit Founder Vanessa Pope on Helping Cafes and Coffee Lovers Transition to a Reusable and Plastic-Free Experience

Author and Non-Profit Founder Vanessa Pope on Helping Cafes and Coffee Lovers Transition to a Reusable and Plastic-Free Experience

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