Hawaii Cracks Down on Reef Poisoning Suncreens

Most Aussies know to ‘slip, slop, slap’ thanks to the catchy sun safe campaign that began in the 1980s but have you ever considered what exactly is in the sunscreen

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Compostable bags being trialled for supermarkets

As the ban on single-use plastics continues to build momentum around Australia, many retailers are still seeking viable replacements. South Australia has just begun trialing new compostable bags as an

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Maccas is switching straws

The Golden Arches have joined the battle against single-use plastics by announcing a shift to paper straws starting in the UK and Ireland. The restaurant chain currently uses 1.8 million

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Senegal and Japan fans clean up at World Cup

It’s FIFA World Cup time again and some supporters have been celebrating victory in a unique and responsible way. Following important wins in their respective pool games, fans of both

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Plogging Reaches Byron Bay

Have you been plogging lately? Do you know what plogging is? For the uninitiated, the term comes from a mashup ‘plocka upp’ which translates from Swedish as ‘pick up’, and

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The Devastating Impact of Plastic in Our Oceans

To coincide with World Environment Day and the beat #BeatPlasticPollution campaign, Nat Geo Magazine has published some striking images of how plastic effects wildlife around the world. ‘For Animals, Plastic

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University of Queensland On Track To Be 100% Renewable

The University of Queensland has just announced the development of a $125 million solar farm to offset its electricity needs. With the proposed development, UQ will become energy neutral by

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Renewable Energy Costs Dropping Below Coal and Nuclear

One of the main arguments for the continued use of fossil fuels is the price, right? Well, a recent report from global financial advisory firm Lazard has shown that developments in wind

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Turtles Approve of World’s Largest Beach Clean-up

After purchasing a new, beachfront apartment in Versova (Mumbai), Afroz Shah was saddened by the amount of garbage covering the landscape. Along with his 84 year old neighbour Harbansh Mathurr, the two decided

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5 Sustainable Energy Trends

A lot happened in 2017 and the Carbon Reduction Institute (CRI) recently published a handy recap to highlight some of the key highlights in sustainable energy development. Elon Musk Gives

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