The holidays are a great opportunity to reconnect with family, unwind, and share in gratitude. However, it can also be a moment of overindulgence, excess, and consumerism. Looking for a change? We have the perfect sustainable gift for your favorite

The global fashion business with its few and powerful brands dominating our aesthetics and wreaking havoc on our Mother Earth is under fire. Could it be that taking a cue from the local and slow food movement could offer a

With the advent of fast fashion and micro trend consumerism, low quality textiles have flooded the markets and subsequently our landfills and waterways. Petroleum based finishes, dyes and synthetic microfibers shed from our clothing and are distributed into the deepest depths

For about a year now, I have become more aware of the huge impact that one family can have on the world, in terms of waste and carbon emissions, and I have been determined to reduce mine as much as

In partnership with the United Nations Environment Program, designer, sociologist and 2016 UNEP Champion of the Earth Dr. Leyla Acaroglu shares her Anatomy of Action initiative to activate and ignite sustainable living, due to launch in partnership with the UNEP

Start-ups have long been the lifeblood of trade, and this has never been truer than it is today. From the small tech start-ups almost 50 years ago that now make up Silicon Valley, to services such as Uber, founded less

There are 5.9 million Instagram posts tagged #EcoFriendly.​   There’s no doubt that people all over the world, online and off, are waking up to the devastating impact that we are having on the planet. Never before has there been such

In the past few years we’ve heard more and more about the dangers of plastic waste. It’s impossible to avoid the fact that plastic endangers our planet, and single use plastics are particularly problematic. Bottled water is an egregious waste

The Circular Economy Club (CEC) will celebrate its inaugural “Circular Cities Week” event from Oct. 28–Nov. 3, 2019. The goal of the event: to push, with a united voice, for the design and implementation of circular economy strategies in cities worldwide.

Today, we are aware of the consequences the traditional food system has on our environment — perhaps indoor farming technologies can help. For a world of 9 billion people by 2050, we have to drastically transform our food supply chain,

Forests are the lungs of our planet. The statistics show gradual deforestation in all countries. According to the FAO report the world’s forest area decreased from 31.6% of the global land area to 30.6%  between 1990 and 2015. But it

Engineering has always been about building for what lies ahead, creating lasting legacies in the form of extraordinary buildings or resilient infrastructure that can stand for centuries. WSP’s sustainability director David Symons looks at some of the ways the profession

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