In addition, some batteries can now export and import electricity directly into the grid, helping to balance national demand and supply issues, and also reducing carbon emissions at peak times. New methods to engage in energy trading are emerging, like selling electricity locally to neighbours or to a micro grid, or being part of an international ‘battery community’. Is battery storage for me? If you are a low electricity user and expect to recoup an investment quickly, battery storage probably isn’t for you.
Join the CEC #CircularCities movement and team with your city to launch a circular economy strategy. Last fall, the Circular Economy Club (CEC) celebrated its inaugural “Circular Cities Week” global event (Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2019). The goal: to push, with a united voice, for the design and implementation of circular economy strategies in cities worldwide. This year, more than ever, we need to work towards building resilient cities that recover from environmental, social and health crisis.
Vizibl has launched a new sustainability solution at its inaugural COLLABORATE Summit. Vizibl Sustainability supplements the Vizibl supplier collaboration platform and enables companies to understand better and track their performance and that of their suppliers against their sustainability goals. Vizibl also announced a new partnership with EcoVadis.
Post offices around the country will collect E-waste starting from October 5 to October 11 to prevent harmful materials being released to the environment by recycling the discarded electronic devices. Minister of Environment Mahinda Amaraweera told reporters yesterday that the programme will be launched under the theme “A country that breaths, Sri Lanka without E-waste,” to coincide with Postal Day.
DESCRIPTION This training focuses on mapping and monitoring mangroves and how it relates to UN sustainable development indicator 6.6.1: Change in the extent of water-related ecosystems over time. Indicator 6.6.1 is used in determining progress toward meeting Sustainable Development Goal 6, which is to “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.”