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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

Editor’s note: We have lots of talented and interesting eco-conscious readers from across the globe. In this feature, we want to share their stories, in their words in the hopes that it helps you to grow and learn. If you are a loyal reader and have a story that you would love to share with...

New Report from Change.org Reveals Best Practices for Social Activists

New Report from Change.org Reveals Best Practices for Social Activists

The social activist platform recently analyzed over 164,000 petition titles from the past 18 months to understand what makes an online petition become a social movement. MEDIA RELEASE In an age saturated with social activism, it’s impossible for every petition to gain viral status or celebrity endorsements. In a new first-of-its-kind report, Change.org reveals what...

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

New Australian Recycling Program Launches for Pens, Markers and Highlighters

Ground-breaking new recycling program for writing instruments launches in Australia. MEDIA RELEASE A new Australian recycling program will make all brands of pens and markers 100% recyclable, thanks to a partnership between leading stationary company BIC, and innovative recycling giant TerraCycle. Launching today, the Writing Instruments Recycling Program will encourage schools, offices and communities across...