Offsetting Explained: Can It Make a True Impact?

Author: Rose Ellis Carbon offsetting is being heralded by some as the saviour of our times and it’s easy to see why. But airlines and oil companies, for example, have inevitably jumped on the offsetting boat and it can seem all a bit hypocritical – some of the world’s biggest carbon culprits also being the […]

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The ocean plastic problem and the pandemic

Author: Elizabeth Bennett Photo Credits: Koko Fotografia Chances are, you’ve probably heard the statistic that by 2050 there could be more plastic in our oceans than fish. If not, you may have read that the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic is dumped into our oceans every single minute. It’s certainly scary stuff. Thanks to […]

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Circular Economy Explained: What does it mean and how do we close the loop?

A healthier, more circular economy depends on each and every one of us. In nature there are no straight lines but as humans we have conceived the idea of linear for the purposes of simplifying our understanding of the world. If we can learn anything from nature, it’s that she knows best and that the […]

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Recycling: where do our clothes go after we toss them?

When people go to their closets for a monthly or annual clear-out the choice is usually: keep, donate, or throw away. But among these choices, we only really know what happens to the clothes if we choose option A, keep. When we donate our clothes or ‘toss’ them, the rest of the clothing lifespan remains […]

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