Climate Change Caravan

The project “Karavan za klimu – Svi aktivni u borbi protiv klimatskih promena  ! (Climate Change Caravan – All actors in the fight against climate change !” aims to: – strengthen Serbian citizens’ awareness of climate change; – convince economic and public stakeholders that green growth is a development opportunity; …

Latte Levy: Starbucks’ Five Pence Coffee Cup Charge Starts Today

People buying a hot drink in one of Starbuck’s 35 London stores from today will have to pay an extra five pence for a takeaway cup, under a new trial designed to cut waste and encourage more shoppers to bring in reusable cups. As BusinessGreen reported last month, the coffee …

Coming Soon: India’s First Municipal Green Bond

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has announced plans to issue green bonds valued at ₹200 crore (~$31 million) in the financial year 2018-19. The proposal opens up a completely new avenue for municipal bodies in India to attract foreign funding. Indian municipal bodies have been issuing bonds earlier as well but …

ECOHEALTH – In which Way Have We Disturbed Balance in Nature?

The occurrence of a type of pollution entails the disturbance of the natural balance in other parts of the ecosystem, affecting all human beings, since pollution does not know national and regional borders, nor racial, gender, and class differences. Despite the availability of a large amount of data and information, …

Iceland Supermarket Commits to Eliminating Plastic Within Five Years

Iceland Foods has committed to removing all plastic from its brand-name products within the next five years and replacing it with recyclable materials such as pulp and paper. The UK-based supermarket chain is the first major retailer in the country to commit to a complete elimination of plastic. “The world …

Brits to Throw Out 100 Million Plastic Straws and Cups this Christmas

New research has this week estimated that the British public will use almost 300 million plastic straws and cups over the festive party season, with a third of the resulting waste not being recycled. A survey of over 2,000 people commissioned by Sky as part of its Ocean Rescue campaign …