Who doesn’t love Christmas? For most of us, it’s a time to take off work, eat ourselves silly, catch up with family and give ‘til our pockets hurt. But from the environment’s perspective, the festive season can be a time of the most shocking strain.
From reducing food waste in
Heard of the ‘right to repair’ concept yet? It’s one that’s growing in Europe, but starting to gain traction here in Australia as well.
Humans are expected to produce 49.8 million metric tons of e-waste in 2018, the equivalent of throwing out more than 800 laptops, every single second. Not
It is estimated that almost 50 million tonnes of e-waste will be generated globally in 2018. Approximately 50% of this is thought to be personal devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets and TVs, with the remainder comprised of household appliances, and heating and cooling equipment.
With only close to a
We’ve already taken a look at ways to transform ewaste into art, and now it’s time to step it up a notch by taking that art and making it wearable.
Ewaste fashion is still a relatively new industry, but with the need for creative disposal of the world’s ewaste growing
Employee behaviour can have a massive impact on a company’s bottom line. Sustainability practices followed at home may seem irrelevant in the workplace where the individual is not responsible for the bills and can’t so easily see the benefits and opportunities – environmentally, socially and financially.
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The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not a new one, but it is only in the last dozen years or so that it has become more widely discussed, understood and even (at least partially), lawfully enshrined.
CSR is generally understood to mean that corporations have a degree of
With the worldwide cache of dumped e-waste growing exponentially, finding creative ways to utilise it has never been more important. Enter art.
From professional sculptures (with price tags to match!) to cheap and cheerful homemade goodies, we’ve picked out some of our favourite examples of art and crafts made from
With e-waste now the world’s biggest and fastest-growing waste stream, the dumping of unwanted phones, computer products and other electronic devices in a responsible way has become an urgent worldwide priority. It’s super important to get your head around electronic waste disposal.
Unfortunately, a large majority of e-waste around the
Between computers, televisions, mobile phones and other electronic goods, every household generates eWaste. In fact there is approximately 140,000 tonnes of it being generated annually in Australia, much of which contains toxic materials that can easily contaminate our environment.
With only an estimated 4% of these items ending up in
Kids today have been born into a world where recycling is not a nice-to-do; it is a necessity of life. If they’re old enough to watch the news, then they’ll undoubtedly be aware of how desperately our world needs the next generation to whole-heartedly embrace sustainability and to get creative