In eco-related information this week, the shop chain Aldi has shared a serious announcement relating to its 139 shops in Eire – as of January 2020, Aldi will change its 12.5 million plastic luggage with compostable ones.
February 20, 2020
Accelerating climate action: edie evolves flagship energy and sustainability event into Net-Zero Live 2020
The UK’s largest energy and sustainability event has been transformed into Net-Zero Live, a free-to-attend experience which will unite businesses, policymakers, investors, NGOs, product and solutions providers around a common purpose: to spa…
BBC NI reporter Eve Rosato tries to live without single-use plastic for one week.
One of the many advantages digital assets have is the ability to do fast, low cost, cross-border monetary remittance. For emerging economies like Myanmar, this is crucial. SKYBIT is the first blockchain digital asset platform in Myanmar, offering global financial inclusion for all of its people.
A great opportunity for India lies ahead. As the country and the International Energy Agency build closer policy ties, it has an unmissable chance to India is facing an unmissable chance to restructure its energy market toward a more sustainable future, Kapil Narula writes.
New Zealand has a massive e-waste problem, pushed along by rampant consumerism. …
Vodafone Ireland has joined forces with Fairtrade smartphone company, Fairphone, to launch the first sustainable smartphone in the Irish market. The ethical, re
Socially responsible investments that incorporate environmental, social and governance principles are more than just a gimmicky theme to help conscientious investors feel good about their investment decisions.
Sharing practical circular economy solutions that are working for business is the focus of next week’s webinar from the Ethical Corporation.
Melbourne woman Caroline Lambert shared a picture of ‘loose fruit hot cross buns’ in separate plastic boxes to Instagram on Wednesday, prompting outrage from shoppers online.
Sir, – I support Aoife Lord’s encouragement to the next government in relation to banning single-use plastic (Letters, February 13th). Perhaps the first items they should ban are the plastic cable ties used for election posters. – Yours, etc, EAMONN BYRNE, Castleknock, Dublin 15.
Levels of electrical and electronic waste are expected to more than double by 2050, according to the UN.
RBS’s climate goals and Aldi’s plastic bag crackdown: The sustainability success stories of the week
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.
‘It’s not helping people to do the right thing with their plastic bottles’: NSWA calls for ‘single-use’ term to be scrapped
Confusion over the term ‘single-use’ plastic bottle is harming recycling, says a group representing the likes of Nestle and Danone.