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Uber’s new fares to encourage drivers switch to electric vehicles

Multinational Transport Company will be adding a clean air fee. Starting early next year, Uber will be placing a surcharge of 15p per mile on...

Microplastics being ingested by humans

Are we ingesting plastics? With an average of eight million tons of plastic waste ending up in the world’s oceans from coastal regions, it’s no...

UK Government launches plans to ban plastics

A move to ban all plastic straws, cotton buds and stirrers has just recently been made by the UK government. Earlier this year, UK...

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Mayor of London announces £5 million funding for public water fountains The Mayor or London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a £5 million fund to implement...

InPrint: Canada: A Global Leader in Renewable Energy: Enhancing Collaboration on...

A Report from the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Over the last decade, renewable electricity generating capacity has grown at a rapid...

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  Jamaica to run on 50% renewable energy by 2030 The Jamaican Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, announced this ambitious target while unveiling the new state-of-the-art solar...

From Coal to Wind Energy -Scottish Power

  Scottish Power has just recently become the first major energy British company to fully migrate from fossil fuels to 100% wind energy. This announcement was...

PepsiCo partners with Loop to achieve 100% sustainable packaging.

American multinational food and beverage company PepsiCo has signed a partnership with Packaging producer Loop industries. The two companies have come up with an...

Solar Voyager made from recycled plastic set for Antarctic expedition

  A new vehicle which was recently invented by a Dutch couple from Clean2Antarctica was made from recycled plastics and also runs on solar energy....

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  IPCC: Renewables to Supply 70%-85% of Electricity by 2050 to Avoid Worst Impacts of Climate Change Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require extreme changes,...

A World that Counts: Mobilizing the Data Resolution for Sustainable Development

  At a time when nations have signed on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this report provides a good resource to ensure the achievement of...

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The world has just over a decade to get climate change under control, U.N. scientists say. The world stands on the brink of failure when...

Tesco dumps ‘best before’ tags on fruits and veggies.

  British multinational groceries and merchandise retailer, Tesco has announced their plans to remove the “best before” dates on 116 fresh fruits and vegetables in...

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How going green benefits small businesses Has your business taken any measures to operate more sustainably? Or are you  planning   on putting a sustainable strategy...

ANU Scientists develop bendable biodegradable smart phones

Thanks to Australian National University (ANU) scientists, smartphones can now be biodegradable. A new invention which has been developed by the scientists of Australian National...

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Dozens of Elephants Killed in 'Biggest-Ever' Slaughter in Africa The carcasses of 87 elephants have been found near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana, in what...

Plastic bottles exchanged for car parking

  Throughout the month of October, car park operatives CitiPark would be giving out discounts on car parking fees in exchange for plastic bottles. CitiPark has...

Driving Sustainable Business Principles: Growth plans for SMEs & MSMEs

“In 2015–16, Plan A – the Marks & Spencer blueprint for doing business – delivered a £185m net benefit which the company has been able...

Virgin Atlantic 747 plane: First plane to fly using recycled waste.

  The Virgin Atlantic 747 plane is the first plane to fly using recycled wastes as fuel. The commercial plane which flew overnight from Orlando...

Tanzania switches to natural gas-powered buses.

In an attempt to cut off fuel use by 50% thereby reducing carbon emissions, Tanzania has devised plans to move to natural gas powered...
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