Harnessing the Power of Communication to Drive Change

As we know, encouraging people to lead more sustainable lifestyles and pressuring governments and businesses to think green requires messaging and communication. In order to drive change, we must educate people about the problems we are facing and their scale. We do this by putting research and statistics into easy-to-understand language and sharing people’s experiences […]

How to create a compost bin even if you live in the city

In my twenties, my goal was to be the ultimate recycling, composting, vegetarian woman. No word of a lie; I was even taking out library books (yes, we used to do that) to fill my head with all the essential information about veggies, herbs, and even chicken poop!  I lived in a similar environment to […]

Living a Zero Waste Lifestyle: Our Tips on Getting Started

The climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges of our time but don’t fret, there are plenty of things that we can do to help the situation. One of the main things that can help is following a zero-waste lifestyle. Don’t worry; no one expects you to become a ‘Level 5 Vegan’ who pocket-mulches […]

Ways We Can Conserve Energy

Our homes, cars, and workplaces run on energy; energy is great! What’s not so great is where our energy comes from, mainly fossil fuels, which have been extremely damaging for our environment. In fact, in 2018, the fossil fuel industry was responsible for 89% of CO2 emissions globally. While alternative renewable energy such as hydro, […]

Nature Has Rights Too! What Countries Have Declared These Rights?

The Rights of Nature was born out of a global movement since the promulgation of Ecuador’s Federal Constitution in 2008. They proposed a paradigmatic change for the legal sciences and society. In 1961 the image of the lonely, defenceless, and unique Earth was released for the first time: “The Earth is blue,” said the Soviet […]

4 Ways to Change the World with Kindness

The dictionary defines kindness as “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.” We can all agree that it’s an excellent quality for a person to have, and we should all strive to be as kind as possible. But can kindness change the world? …Not overnight. However, being a kinder person can improve mental health, […]

How Thrifting Can Help Us Save the Planet

Did you know that clothing production accounts for 20 to 35% of microplastic flows into the ocean and outweighs the carbon footprint of international flights and shopping combined? Unfortunately, we seem to underestimate the environmental impact of this industry. At the same time, the rate of manufacturing will continue to grow. Since the 1980s, fashion […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement treaty was formed in 2015, with a mission to reduce the emission of gasses that contributed to global warming. With the first-ever universal agreement to fight global change, France has promised stakeholders to make it universal and legally binding, fair and different, and sustainable and dynamic. The treaty replaced the Kyoto Protocol, […]

The Rise of Greta Thunberg

“This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here,” Thunberg said. “I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you have come to us young people for hope. How dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words.” Greta Thunberg was born in the […]

A closer look at the damage e-waste causes to the environment

E-Waste is equipment that has either been discarded because it’s broken or has become obsolete. Most people who use technology produce e-waste, even if they’re unaware of the word, its dimensions, and its consequences. According to the international report Global E-waste Monitor 2020, a partnership between the United Nations University (UNU), the International Telecommunication Union […]

Recycled Plastics Are Not the Solution to Sustainable Products

The concept of transforming plastic bottles into fabrics and objects is not new. Since the 1990s, brands have been converting recycled plastics into clothing and other such items. However, only now is the trendy recycled PET getting some spotlight and there has been a lot of talk about how it is a sustainable alternative to […]

Climate Change: The Tipping Point

The amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is the highest it’s ever been. With ice caps melting, temperatures and sea levels rising, and natural disasters becoming more frequent, we can’t ignore the disastrous effects of climate change. The climate is changing, and to slow it down, we have to change too. Here are seven […]

How Philanthropy Can Drive Sustainable Change

According to The World Bank, 140 million people could be displaced by climate change by 2050. We are in an extreme climate emergency and we have no more time to waste when it comes to saving our planet. Imagine we could stop the natural world from being destroyed and instead restore it and allow it […]

Why Brands Need to Stop Greenwashing

Sustainability is gaining huge momentum as so many recognise the need to fight against climate change. Brands know this and are trying to release products that match their consumer’s values. It’s great that so many people and brands are spreading this message. There is one downside to it though and that is greenwashing. Greenwashing is […]

The 3 R’s: 2 effortless green habits & 1 false myth

The arrival of the climate change movements has brought a mantra we all heard about: “Reduce, reuse and recycle”. We became conscious of how our lifestyle is not sustainable. So, we learned that reducing means decreasing the amount of waste we produce. We understood that reusing means using our goods more than once. And, we recognised that recycling means […]