Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone By The Guardian Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours. Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for … Continued

With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change

With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change By The Guardian Women now hold six of the most influential positions at global climate talks, but can they make a difference on the ground? Climate Home reports Whisper … Continued

High Performer – Unilever Australia

Unilever’s purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace. In 2010, the company launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, a blueprint for sustainable business to decouple growth from environmental impact and increase positive social impact by 2020.

World Environment Day 5th June 2016

World Environment Day (WED) is held every year on June 5th, and is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment.It is the ‘people’s day’ for doing something positive for the environment, which is … Continued

Light-emitting cement

Light-emitting cement By Sustainability Matters Dr José Carlos Rubio, from Mexico’s University of San Nicolas Hidalgo, has created a light-emitting cement that has a life span of 100 years. By absorbing solar energy and returning it to the environment, Dr Rubio … Continued

Mine strikes gold with a reliable alternative to diesel

Mine strikes gold with a reliable alternative to diesel By Sustainability Matters Staff Traditionally, remote industries such as mining have relied on diesel generator facilities to power their infrastructure. However, environmental and economic concerns over this reliance on fossil fuels … Continued

Company reduces more than half of Denmark’s CO2

Company reduces more than half of Denmark’s CO2 By Sustainable Brands The energy sector accounts for around one-third of global CO2 emissions. Thus, countries’ urgent need to combat climate change is strongly related to energy companies’ ability to change from … Continued

Zero-waste Bloggers

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Zero-waste Bloggers   Kathryn Kellogg, a 25-year-old print shop employee, spends four hours a day on her lifestyle blog Going Zero Waste. She posts on Instagram, engages with Facebook followers, and writes about homemade eyeliner and lip balm, worm composting, … Continued

ecoBiz Sunshine Coast

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ecoBiz Sunshine Coast Regional Council   ecoBiz is a completely free eco efficiency program that provides tools, training and detailed information to help your business improve efficiencies and reduce resource use for financial and environmental benefits. Delivered by Chamber of … Continued