Tag: last mile service
8 Cities that are taking steps against cars
In downtown Cairo, it’s not uncommon to see streets clogged with cars. But in a proposed redesign for a central thoroughfare, they’re hard to spot. Instead, in the concept illustration for what looks like the Egyptian version of Amsterdam, a two-way bike lane, a sidewalk, and a plaza filled with palm trees replace the sea […]more
How To Have an Eco-Friendly Daily Commute!
Are you becoming acutely aware of your ever-growing carbon footprint? If you look at modern trends, it seems as though society takes two steps back for every push we make forward. The simple act of living in this modern society has a detrimental impact on the world around us. So, it’s especially important to take […]more
Can The Ocean Really Be Cleaned of Plastic Pollution?
Somewhere in Hilo, on Hawaii’s Big Island, a team of scientists and engineers are tending to The Ocean Cleanup’s 600-metre-long rubbish-herding device, after its maiden voyage to the Great Pacific garbage patch was cut short in December 2018, because it fractured into two pieces. The project has had its fair share of problems since it […]more
Make the Best of You Weekend!
Your weekends are precious — you’ll want to make the most of them. You’ve probably worked all week with one target in mind — getting to the weekend and then doing something useful with it! Yet often when you actually reach the weekend, it tends to fizzle out and not quite live up to your […]more
Air Pollution in Europe reducing life span
The average person living in Europe loses two years of their life to the health effects of breathing polluted air, according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12. The report also estimates about 800,000 people die prematurely in Europe per year due to air pollution, or roughly 17% of the […]more
How to have a sustainable and eco-friendly beauty routine
It’s been a long time coming, but people are finally realising that it’s cool to give a crap about the planet we live on. From ethical fashion brands to upping our recycling, most of us are being a bit more conscious about our lifestyle choices and wastage. ‘As consumers, I think we’d all like to […]more
Do You know How Spring Cleaning Products can Effect your Health and the Environment?
Toxic chemicals from your spring cleaning products could end up in the water you drink. Cleaning products are crucial for maintaining clean conditions in your home and workplace, but the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports some cleaning products contain chemicals associated with eye, skin, or respiratory irritation and other human health issues. Experts say cleaning […]more
Save Energy in Hawaii to Save the Environment
Is there anyone in the state of Hawaii who does not want to see their utility costs go down? We all know the answer to that. Now, consider this possible solution: Two bills moving steadily through the Legislature promise a $537 million net cost savings for consumers over the next 15 years. The bills, similar […]more
Urban Beehives are Helping Detect Air Pollution
As foraging worker bees flit around the neighborhood in search of nectar and pollen, they unwittingly pick up pollutants that then linger in the hive’s honey. Luckily, Hina Alam writes for the Canadian Press, trace amounts of lead, zinc and copper left by this process are too low to have much of an impact on […]more
Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips From Mom
When you grow up in a hippie household, you learn a lot about eco-friendly cleaning. There was no bleach in my childhood home, and I’m pretty sure my mom doesn’t even know how to use it. And I honestly couldn’t have a named a conventional bathroom cleaner until well after college. All of this to […]more