Category: Sustainability

Plastic Free Parliament

I don't know if it's me just becoming more aware of the issue since I've been writing, but the issue of single-use plastics seems to be being pushed further into the spotlight. The final episode of Blue Planet II also may have helped; the effects of plastics on the environment and marine ecosystems were highlighted ...

Cape Town is Running Dry!

Droughts occur in places all over the world. However, in a couple of months, Cape Town in South Africa could become the first city to turn off the water supply to its four million residents in modern history. According to a website monitoring Cape Town's water crisis, the water supply will be turned off in 93 ...

Plymouth University Sustainability

Plymouth University is already one of the leading universities when it comes to sustainability and, in preparation for 'Green Week' at Plymouth University, they are launching their ditch the disposables campaign today! Over the past few months, a number of universities up and down the country have implemented their own policies that offer discounts, added charges ...

Sustainable Cities: Melbourne, Australia

The southern Australian city of Melbourne is home to 4 million people. The city has long been a leader in sustainability in Australia and around the world. Australia's first 6-star green star-rated building was constructed in Melbourne and has become a design basis for many other new buildings around the city and around the country. ...

What Are The Sustainable Development Goals?

There are 17 in total. All designed to enable continual forward advancement at a time of increasing environmental degradation, a growing global population, and economic uncertainty. "The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity" - The United Nations ...