composting

What Impact Could California’s New Composting Policy Have on Waste Reduction?

Developed countries, like the U.S., are establishing national sustainability regulations. Waste reduction measures can minimize surface-level and atmospheric pollution and improve the planet’s health.  A significant quantity of pollution comes from food waste. The agricultural industry uses large amounts of resources and energy to produce food, and when it expires, all those efforts are wasted. […]

different types of plastic pollution

Single-Use Plastics, Microplastics and Nanoplastics: Understanding the Different Types of Plastic Pollution

The best tool for any type of global change is knowledge. Most consumers are aware plastic, and plastic pollution, is dangerous to the environment. Fewer would be able to specify that danger, and fewer still would be able to come up with types of plastic other than single-use examples – like water bottles and plastic […]

sustainable water usage

Why Sustainable Water Usage is Essential to Our Health and the Planet

Every time you wash your hands, rinse dishes, flush a toilet, water houseplants or take a shower, you’re using one of the Earth’s most precious resources: water. Because it flows so quickly out of the tap, it’s easy to use several gallons of water without realizing it.  Together with the sun, water is essential to […]

climate change

Adapting to Climate Change in the Coming Years

As many have come to realize, climate change is an inevitable prospect in our changing world and a complex issue we have not fully comprehended. Climate-related disasters increased by 83%, from 3,656 incidents between 1980 and 1999 to 6,681 incidents from 2000 to 2020. However, the dangers go beyond extreme weather events battering communities and […]

American Bison

How Satellite Technology Can Protect Wildlife

Conservation efforts are increasingly important for protecting wildlife and ecosystems as human interference negatively impacts endangered species. Traditional conservation practices include time-consuming processes for monitoring biodiversity that utilize excessive resources. However, technological advancements – such as satellite imagery – have delivered sustainable and effective solutions for protecting wildlife. The Advantages of Satellite Technology for Conservation […]

Which Countries Generate the Most Waste and What You Can Do

Municipal solid waste (MSW) production is a global ecological challenge. This year, many countries established sustainability regulations to decrease adverse climate change effects. A significant concern about global waste production is the related greenhouse gas emissions. Nations can shrink their carbon footprints by decreasing MSW. Three countries are generating the most pollution, which limits conservation […]

sustainability and humanitarian aid go hand in hand

Sustainability and Humanitarian Aid Go Hand In Hand

Natural and anthropogenic disasters negatively impact a community’s ability to deal with human, material, monetary, and environmental fallout. As climate change and global conflict continue to limit our natural resources, spread disease, and drive mass migrations of refugees, populations struggle to survive. However, humanitarian efforts help communities overcome their plight, and without their assistance, the […]

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The Most Common Diseases Caused by Water Pollution and How to Protect Against Them

Millions of individuals lack access to safe drinking water around the globe. Contamination and pollution increase bacterial growth in local water supplies, interfering with a community’s health and well-being. One of the most common symptoms of waterborne illness caused by water pollution is diarrhea. Diarrheal conditions are also one of the leading causes of fatality […]

Ditch plastic

Going Plastic-Free: 5 Places in Your Life to Ditch Plastic

We all know plastic isn’t good for the environment. Every time you grab a water bottle at the convenience store, or load your groceries into single-use plastic bags, you’re contributing to a global problem that is destroying our oceans, harming wildlife and threatening human health. And the more you learn about this scourge, the more […]

Sustainable wedding day

A Guide to Making Your Wedding Day More Sustainable

We all deserve to have our dream wedding day. Unfortunately, the wedding industry can be extremely wasteful. Luckily, there are so many things you can do to make your wedding day more sustainable, so you can enjoy the day without any guilt about the environmental impact it could be having! With these simple changes, you […]