Action 335: Be aware of planned obsolescence

Date: 01 December Action: 335 Cost of taking action: NIL   By our guest author Divya Hari in Singapore Planned obsolescence – what does it mean? It all started with the light bulb industry, was propagated by the auto industry and today it is proliferating in several industries from fashion (read more …)

Action 295: Minimise your microplastic and nanoplastic “footprint”

Date: 22 October Action: 295 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   By our guest author Divya Hari in Singapore Understanding what happens to plastic when it is discarded is crucial. Do you know about microplastics and nanoplastics? Plastic, being cheap and versatile, is pervasively used in packaging, a wide (read more …)

Action 239: Prepare the next generation for the issues we are facing

Date: 27 August Action: 239 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   By our guest author Divya Hari in Singapore The problems we have created will take several generations to fix! Today’s action is another one about education and comes from our guest write Divya who is based in Singapore. (read more …)

Action 234: Learn to say “no”

Date: 22 August Action: 234 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   From our guest write Divya Hari in Singapore Saying “no” can make an environmental impact Do yourself and the environment a favour by knowing when to say no. It’s a simple way of thinking about the waste hierarchy; (read more …)