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The problem with “Nurdles”

The problem with "Nurdles" | ecogreenlove

Nurdles, the colloquial term for “pre-production plastic pellets” can be made of polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride and other plastics.

“The sinking of the X-Press Pearl – and spill of chemical products and plastic pellets into the seas of Sri Lanka – caused untold damage to marine life and destroyed local livelihoods,” says Hemantha Withanage, director of the Centre for Environmental Justice in Sri Lanka.

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How Light Affects Both You and Earth’s Health [Infographic]

How Light Affects Both You and Earth’s Health [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

How Light Affects Humans

Did you know that both natural and artificial light, which is light emitted from light bulbs, can affect your physical and mental health? In fact, according to one Harvard study, people need 10 to 15 minutes of sun exposure each day. This sun exposure helps your body get Vitamin D and can help improve your mood.

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Eco-Friendly Gardening Checklist [Infographic]

Eco-Friendly Gardening Checklist [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Creating your own garden is a great way to help the environment in a natural way. These tips provided can help make your garden even more environment friendly in multiple ways.

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WWD – Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet

WWD - Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet | ecogreenlove

On March 3 2021, World Wildlife Day celebrates forest-based livelihoods and seeks to promote forest and forest wildlife management models and practices that accommodate both human well-being and the long-term conservation of forests, forest-dwelling species of wild fauna and flora and the ecosystems they sustain, and promote the value of traditional practices and knowledge that contribute to establishing a more sustainable relationship with these crucial natural systems.

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6 Sustainable Tips For Eco-Friendly Hiking and Planning

6 Sustainable Tips For Eco-Friendly Hiking and Planning | ecogreenlove

Hiking is known to help individuals experience nature in person, rather than just watch it from a TV screen. However, as more and more people take up hiking, there’s now a need for sustainable hikers. By “sustainable,” we mean that it’s only right for all hikers to explore places in the most respectful way possible. Sounds simple, right? It is!

So, if you want to be an eco-warrior-hiker hybrid, then read on! We’re here to give you 6 tips on how to be a sustainable hiker when you’re planning your trip, and when you’re on your trip!

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