This Thai Supermarket Uses Banana Leaf Packaging for All Its Produce

By |2020-06-20T13:51:52+03:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , |

It's heartening to witness people and establishments being conscious of climate change and other environmental issues. So a small supermarket that wraps its products in banana leaves makes headlines quickly. Banana leaf packaging is an aged practice that people have somehow overlooked. It's not difficult to understand why-plastic wraps are far more convenient to use. But their ability to preserve food and natural fragrance has made them necessary food wraps in the Philippines. The Hawaiians use them during luaus to protect food from hot lava

How to Recycle Used Coffee Grounds in Your Home and Garden

By |2020-07-08T19:34:59+03:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're reading this, you're probably a die-hard Java lover. Now there's one more reason for you to drink coffee - coffee grounds are recyclable. We'll show you why and how to recycle used coffee grounds in innovative ways you've never imagined. Why recycle used coffee grounds? Australian environmental foundation Planet Ark conducted a feasibility study of 921 cafes across Sydney. It found that these cafes sell over a million cups of coffee yearly. 7% of the coffee grounds go to worm farms while the rest

6 Simple Ways to Improve the Environment within a Month

By |2020-03-12T23:27:49+03:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

While climate change or global warming seem to be some of the most divisive topics around the world, most people would agree that protection of the environment is something that we all must take more seriously. Are there any simple but drastic ways to improve the environment every day? Globally, there are about 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste, a vast majority of which pollute the landfills instead of being recycled. Our oceans are so littered that they put the marine life in danger;

6 Weird Business Ideas You Didn’t Know Were Already a Reality

By |2020-04-22T13:00:21+03:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Career, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Thanks largely to the internet, it’s possible to find customers in all sorts of niches worldwide. For this reason, various business ideas have been implemented to cater for them, no matter how weird they may seem. It’s reached the point where certain quirky businesses are serving very specific needs - and not just for the occasional customer either. The following business ideas are indeed a reality, as weird as they may seem: Rent a chicken You may fancy the idea of keeping hens to lay

Environmental Responsibility: How to Teach It to Your Children

By |2020-02-21T20:10:38+03:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The importance of teaching children environmental responsibility can never be understated and ideally begins when they are small. With their childlike sense of wonder and eagerness to learn, environmental responsibility can be modeled and taught to little ones from the moment they are born. Being a role model to your children is key when teaching values and instilling eco-friendly behaviors into their daily life. If children are brought up seeing, partaking of and living with Earth-friendly habits, they take them on board and the behaviors

What Can Be Recycled and What Can’t: How to Recycle Correctly

By |2020-03-02T15:45:11+03:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Reports show that more people are recycling, unfortunately, there is also an increase in rejected recycling. So what items and materials can be recycled? In the UK, a recent survey showed a remarkable 99% of British people are ‘actively recycling’. This is a huge number and shows that concern over climate change and plastic pollution is finally hitting home. But there are still problems. Although more and more of us are now getting the recycling message, it seems we don’t know what can be recycled

The Problem of Plastic Waste in the World and How to Save the Environment from It

By |2020-03-15T20:33:21+03:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The facts and statistics that detail the amount of plastic waste in the environment do not paint a pretty picture. In fact, plastic waste statistics are disastrous. In the last decade, there has been more plastic churned out of factories around the world, used (sometimes for just seconds), and dumped than ever before in history. A shocking fifty percent of this has been used just once. It is then discarded and sits festering in dump yards, waterways, and in oceans around the world, taking a

The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and 6 Smart Innovations That Could Solve It

By |2020-01-25T01:05:44+03:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Plastic pollution is a problem that needs a definite, if not immediate solution. You have probably heard this rhetoric too often. How does carelessly disposed plastic affect the environment and the ocean in particular? We answer these questions and introduce you to some mind-blowing innovations that could minimize, if not eliminate the problem. The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and the Environment Plastic pollution causes more problems for the Earth than many of us may realize. A carelessly thrown plastic mineral water bottle into