World Produced 44m Tonnes of E-Waste in 2017

More than 44 million tonnes of electronic and electrical waste (e-waste) was produced globally in 2017, with a majority being sent to landfill. That’s more than six kilograms for every person on the planet and equivalent to all the commercial aircraft every built, according to a new report. It reveals …

Education and Conscientious Behaviour Are Necessary for the Change

September was an important month for Serbia when it comes to the kind of impression we make on the world about our ecological awareness. The annual meeting of the Aarhus Centres was held on September 19 and 20, at Lake IssykKul in Kyrgyzstan. We talked to Una Mijovic, a delegate …

Nikola Motor Company Proves Low Carbon Trucks Can Go the Distance

Nikola Motor Company proves low carbon trucks can go the distance. The firm has announced it will officially reveal its Nikola Two and Nikola Tre models at its Nikola World conference, which takes place on the 16th and 17th of April in Phoenix, US. The trucks will be built in …

It’s Not Just a Myth – EV Batteries Really Do Suffer in the Cold

It’s not just a myth – electric vehicle (EV) batteries really do suffer in the cold. That’s the conclusion from a new study undertaken by the American Automobile Association (AAA), which found when temperatures dropped to -6.5°C, the EV range fell by an average of 41%, based on the five …

Tommy Hilfiger Unzips 100% Recycled Luxury Denim Range

Luxury global fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger has unveiled plans to launch a range of 100% recycled cotton denim styles this spring. They include mom jeans, a unisex oversized trucker jacket and modern tapered jeans and will be made from leftover cotton that may otherwise have been lost from cutting tables …

Golf Is Not as Green as Grass: Teen Finds Golf Balls Are a Major...

The plastic waste in our oceans is a major environmental problem thanks to humans tossing out single-use items like take-out containers, plastic straws, water bottles and plastic bags. But there is also an unexpected source of plastic waste that a teenage diver recently discovered — golf balls. When 16-year-old Alex …

Samsonite Packs Its Suitcases for a Sustainable Trip

Samsonite has introduced a new sustainable material that involves knitting together recycled plastic. The travel luggage company says its innovative Neoknit product will enable a new generation of sustainable luggage to be made – it works by threading 100% recycled plastic bottle yarn together, minimising the cuts needed on each …