World Environmental Health Day is observed on 26 September and the world has been challenged like never before, in ways that make it more difficult to participate in ethical ways of living that benefit our planet, and each other. Find out why this matters more than ever and what you can do to help.
The ocean makes up over half of the Earth’s surface and contains 97% of the world’s water. Now is the time to act to be able to better our understanding of a healthy marine ecosystem that is integral for our lives, and the future generations, as well as the simple steps you can take everyday to do your part in reversing the damage that’s been done.
As individuals it can be easy to be overwhelmed by what steps to take to reduce our carbon footprint. However, there’s quite simple steps we can employ to act now for long-term benefits.
If you’ve been spending more time at home with social distancing and working from home encouraged, you might’ve wondered how much more energy you’re using at home. More time at home doesn’t have to drastically impact your energy use. Try these simple methods to minimise your carbon footprint and energy bill.
Natural rubber is made from the sap of the hevea brasiliensis or ‘rubber tree’ which produces a natural latex. It’s been harvested for over 3500 years.
Natural rubber is super resilient and has a higher tensile strength than synthetic rubber, meaning it takes more force to tear it apart and break it. Great for when you need just one more twist of the hair tie!
So you’ve heard about the impact eating meat has on the environment, and you’ve decided to reduce the amount of animal products you consume. But where to start? And how can you possibly stick to it?
It can be daunting to change your diet and break the food habits formed over a lifetime. But thankfully, with a few simple substitutes, it’s actually easier than you think.