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Sustainability isn’t just a trend anymore — it’s the name of the game. Businesses have finally realized that sustainability doesn’t need to be a limitation to success. It’s an opportunity to innovate and grow their companies in new ways.

This led to significant sustainability developments in 2020. The world’s biggest companies and governments are pledging to cut back on deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste.

Sustainability won’t stay the same in 2021, however. It will be even more significant and complex as well as bolder. From changes in supply chain management, government regulation, and electric cars, there will be a…


Hospitals use a lot of plastic in their daily operations. If you ever enter one, look around and you’ll see what we mean. A lot of the plastic you see winds up in landfills or in the ocean, hurting our planet. In this piece, we’ll explore the idea of using plastic alternatives for hospitals, and we’ll take a look at some examples from around the world.

The Problem

Since the mid-1900s, the medical industry has heavily relied on single-use plastic. As a material, it meets the needs of the hospital without adding a significant cost. …


Today, the consensus is that plastic is detrimental to human health and survival in numerous ways. It has become clear over the last few decades that endocrine disruptors are found in some of the most widely used plastics.

In this guide, you’ll learn all about endocrine disruptors and how plastics threaten human health. You’ll also discover some ways to avoid these dangerous chemicals.‌

What Are Endocrine Disruptors?

Endocrine disruptors, also called endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), are a mixture of chemicals that work against your endocrine system.

‌Your endocrine system is one part of your body that creates hormones and guides many bodily functions, from your…


Intro

Zero waste is a goal that many in today’s society are seeking. As more people buy more dispensable goods, our landfills continue to approach their full capacities. It’s a shame to see so much senseless waste.

In this guide, you’ll learn some tactics that will help you reduce and avoid waste as you shop for items that you need.

What Is Zero Waste?

Zero waste is more than just a category, it’s a lifestyle. It’s when a consumer sets out to reduce their amount of waste to zero.

What is waste? Waste is something that gets discarded without proper use. …


In 2016, blogger Lauren Singer went viral with a picture of her garbage.

The catch? The image she posted was a single 16-ounce mason jar containing all the waste that she’d generated over four years. With this simple illustration, Singer highlighted the importance of being accountable to the planet for the waste that we produce.

Social media often gets credit for launching today’s waste-conscious movement, but the Trash is for Tossers founder is far from its first pioneer.

Social media platforms have certainly played a role in broadening awareness. Influencers today help make zero-waste living simpler, more accessible, and cost-effective…


You hear a lot of stories on the news about pollution, but a lot of people wonder how bad is marine pollution really? Different sources have conducted research about pollution in our oceans, and we want to talk about it. In this article, we’ll answer the question and show you just how bad marine pollution really is.

Define Marine Pollution

To make things easier, we should give you a quick definition of marine pollution. It refers to chemicals, materials, particles, waste, and organisms in our oceans that don’t belong there. A simple example is a water bottle floating down a river. …


A new environmentally conscious trend is rising in popularity: eco-friendly playgrounds. At first glance, they might just seem like any other playground. With a closer look, it becomes clear how unique and special each of these spaces is. From environmentally sustainable building materials to eco-conscious layouts, these seven examples are some of the most sustainable playgrounds out there. Let’s take a look.

7 of the World’s Most Eco Friendly Playgrounds

Let’s take a look at 7 great examples around the world of eco-friendly playgrounds. …


Sustainability can be a tough concept to understand, especially as a kid. They can see the immediate world around them, but it’s often hard for them to grasp the less tangible importance of recycling and zero waste living. This is exactly why it’s so important to take the time to teach them about sustainability. In this guide, you’ll learn some useful tips to help you communicate the importance of sustainability to your kids.

Why Do Kids Need to Know About Sustainability?

The truth is that the Earth is on a bad trajectory. …


Waste generation and its forecast

For many people across the world, waste management might not seem like a top priority. But with landfills, toxins, greenhouse gasses, and millions of tons of waste produced each year, pollution poses a concerning threat to the future of our planet. If we want to create a greener, more sustainable world for future generations, recycling is a component we need to take seriously. From the personal to the corporate level, it’s our responsibility to make the right recycling decisions for the environment.

To better understand current recycling practices and pitfalls, let’s explore how people around the world are managing the…


Decentralized waste management is a way for your community to work together to help the environment. Rather than giving your waste to a big management company, you can sort it on your own. In this piece, you’ll learn more about this process and get introduced to a tool that can help you.

What Is Decentralized Waste Management?

The idea behind decentralized waste management is a community coming together to process waste. The alternative is sending the waste to a centralized processing facility, which is usually a landfill.

By taking ownership of your own waste, you help the environment and adopt a cleaner way of dealing…

MINIWIZ

Empowering a circular future through upcycling technologies turning trash into immediate building blocks for our planet. http://miniwiz.com/

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