If the 19th century was about coal and the 20th century about oil, then the 21st century should be about renewable energy.
South Africa’s recent downgrade means that investment into SA will dwindle. Interest rates will likely rise. Inflation will go up.
If you throw out one burger, the water waste is equivalent to a 90 minute shower.
Discarded litter affects the feeding habits of some animal and bird species If a driver had thrown a can out of their moving
I began working as a fashion designer in 1997. The deeper I got into the industry, the more shocked I was by the amount of waste my industry was producing. It didn't seem right. To do my small part, I began incorporating upcycling principles into my design work (both for my clothing line and the costume designs I was doing for theater productions). By 2002, all of the clothing I produced was upcycled.
It's that time of year again. The mountain at the back of the house is powdered with snow, and silence fills the village
Growing up, I remember faulty appliances being fixed by either my grandad or at a local repair shop - where a man with a never-ending array of tools would get the job done. We bought when we needed, not when we wanted. We wasted nothing. And I'm not talking about the middle of the 20th Century; I grew up in the late 90's.
Communities could be reinvigorated by these schemes, with individuals able to make the choice between the monopoly of the Big Six and their rocketing prices or a locally-based energy tariff that directly benefits them and their town.
It's been over a year since I moved back to Wales, and the Welsh Assembly and the local Councils have, since I was last living here, decided to farm out the job of waste disposal, Waste Management, whatever you want to call it, to private contractors.
In 1996, landfill tax was introduced at a rate of £8 per tonne to encourage councils and businesses to develop more robust