Did you know, one third* of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally? Food waste is central to some of the key challenges facing the world today, including hunger and poverty, climate change, health and wellbeing and the sustainability of agriculture and oceans.
Wasting food is also a waste of the energy to grow, harvest, process and cook, and food waste in landfill can cause methane emissions, a potent greenhouse gas.
*Source: World Food Programme
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These days, more people are thinking about the condition of the world and how they can do their part to fight climate change and make our planet a better place. If you live in a city, then you see the major skyscrapers, the constant construction, and the incredible resources that are necessary for a large population, and you may think that you can’t also help the planet. However, the good news is that you can make a difference regardless of where you call home.
Today we will talk about the many ways that you can live a sustainable life as you commute, shop, and spend time at home.
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Many of us have grown accustomed to getting what we want, when we want, and the clothes we wear are no exception – the latest fashions are usually easily accessible and readily available in the developed world, for the right price.
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In the world of business, sustainability is an important factor. The dictionary meaning states that sustainability is the quality of being able to continue over a long period of time. This could stand for a whole host of elements, as the meaning will vary depending on the industry.
The importance of sustainability is deep-rooted in fashion, regarding the lifespan and quality of the clothes and the effect the production process has on the environment. A fashion brand with a sustainable production line will benefit the planet and its customers.
Now more than ever, customers look for sustainability when shopping, despite the increase of damaging industries such as fast fashion, which are overproducing and polluting. This is because of the many benefits that sustainable shopping offers, including the lack of slave labour, fewer pollutants and of course, the use of organic and renewable materials.
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The arrival of COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways, especially how and where we work. Back in 2019, the idea of working from home was a fantasy that many of us wanted but few ever obtained, but the pandemic has forced many companies to transition to a remote workforce to follow social distancing guidelines and keep their businesses open.
One of the great things about big businesses is their knack for doing their part to reduce their carbon footprint by using renewable energy resources and eliminating waste. You can continue this tradition at home by creating an eco-friendly remote office that will pair productivity with smart choices to help our environment thrive. Let’s look at how we can do just that.
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