How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy
Around much of Australia, the presence of solar panels on roofs has become commonplace.
Recycled waste lives on as a cheaper, greener road base material after rocky start
Australia produces about 20 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste each year, but have you ever wondered where it all goes?
Even Polar Bear Cubs Can’t Escape Plastic Pollution
By Allison Guy
Plastic bags are often stamped with an all-caps warning: This bag is not a toy. Unfortunately, polar bear moms don't have much control over their kids' playthings.
Off-grid solar boosts income by 50% of household GDP in Africa – study
Gogla has released a report showing the positive economic effects of deploying small-scale pay-as-you-go solar systems in off-grid regions. More than half of the survey’s respondents reported having increased economic activity, with many of those starting new businesses or significantly increasing their household income.
Melbourne zoos dump Nestle products over palm oil controversy
The organisation, which operates the Melbourne and Werribee zoos, has long campaigned for the sustainable production of palm oil — an ingredient blamed for threatening the critically-endangered Sumatran orangutan population.
Major Coal-Fired Power Plant in Washington to Go Solar
Ethical consumerism may simply mean shopping less
How many slaves work for you? This is the implicit question behind awareness campaigns that link consumer behaviour to modern slavery, urging citizens to use their consumer power to demand an end to labour exploitation.