Singapore’s battle with disposable plastic addiction
Eco Business, 17 July 2018
The average Singaporean uses an unconscionable 13 plastic bags a day. With its only landfill site fast filling up, what are consumers and businesses doing to defuse Singapore’s plastic waste time bomb?
Ireland makes world’s first pledge to divest from fossil fuels
Climate Action Programme, 13 July 2018
The Irish Parliament has passed a bill which forces the country to divest its assets in fossil fuels.
Microplastics: Small plastics, big problem
Eco Business, 12 July 2018
When it comes to plastic pollution, what you don’t see can harm you. Aurecon’s Paul Stephenson explains the invisible and insidious threat of microplastics.
Redefining policies for sustainable development
NST, 11 July 2018
WHEN United Nations’ member states adopted the 2030 Agenda, they signalled with the title, “Transforming our World” that it should trigger fundamental changes in politics and society.
The last straw? Starbucks pledges to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020
Seattle Times, 9 July 2018
The coffee giant says it uses 1 billion plastic straws a year as its cold beverage sales grow, but will replace them with "strawless" sippy lids and alternative materials.