electronics

How do the big gadget-making companies stack up these days regarding their environmental footprint?

While some gadget-makers are already prioritizing greener sourcing and operations, others have a long way to go. The international environmental advocacy group Greenpeace has been keeping track of the tech industry’s progress on sustainability for more than a decade, and its advocacy over the years has helped pushed several leading players to take stock of…

recycling

Is Recycling Really In Trouble?

You might have heard a few scary things about recycling lately, like news headlines hinting at its demise. The industry is certainly at a crossroads but is not doomed to collapse if we mend its malfunctions. We’re going to break down what is happening and how your actions are essential in repairing recycling.   Why…

UNEP, WHO & WMO

New Coalition on health, environment and climate change

The heads of the World Health Organization (WHO), UN Environment and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have launched a new global coalition on health, environment and climate change. One of its overall goals is to reduce the annual 12.6 million deaths caused by environmental risks, and especially air pollution. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, UN Environment…

world environment day

Countdown to World Environment Day is On

World Environment Day is celebrated annually on June 5th. • India is the global host of WED 2018, with celebrations across the country and events scheduled around the world. • This year’s theme is “Beat Plastic Pollution: If you can’t reuse it, refuse it”. With World Environment Day 2018 just over 10 days away, communities…