Nordic youth are now demanding more ambitious and radical action from politicians and decision-makers to bring about change in our current system of production and consumption. But what are the specific concerns, motivations, inspirations, actions, approaches, and demands of this generation of young people in the Nordic countries? To understand this, we must look at both young people in general, but also those who are leading the way.
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Together with University of Arts London and Mistra Future Fashion, Filippa K presents an exhibit showcasing the collaborative research efforts from Circular Design Speeds: a journey towards disrupting old linear patterns to discover new methods of circular design for sustainability in fashion. Exploring the possibility to transform waste from the heavy industry to resources for the fashion industry by recycling used shipping straps and round slings.
Every year CUTS observe Green Action week (GAW) in Jaipur District as an activity under the Project ProOrganic-II. This year (2018) the theme of GAW was "Sharing Community". Focusing on the theme, activities had been planned to educate consumers about kitchen gardening, compost procedure and sharing food to avoid wastage. For this, CUTS had selected two Communities (Ramnagar and Meenavala) of Jaipur.
Circular economy and sustainable supply chains are issues that procurers can influence by taking real action. During two webinars TCO Development and partners will explain how to outline procurement making IT products more circular and sustainable.
On-demand access webinars Circular IT in practice:
Real world solutions https://tcocertified.com/news/circular-it-in-practice-real-world-solutions/
The purchaser perspective https://tcocertified.com/news/webinar-circular-it-in-practice-the-purchase
The Advance SCP project promotes sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns in eight emerging economies spread across SouthEast Asia, Africa and Latin America. The project takes the countries’ needs and preferences into consideration. UN Environment-led activities in Peru aim to develop Life Cycle Inventory data for refineries, hydroelectric power plants and landfills and a National Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment (EIO-LCA) database; apply Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology and develop environmental profiles and sustainability criteria for 3 products prioritized for Sustainable Public Procurement; and update/strengthen existing NAMA for the Energy and/or Waste sector.
Strengthening Chemical in Product campaign towards effective SAICM Implementation in the Philippines
The EcoWaste Coalition, with support from IPEN’s Chemicals in Products Program, conducted an investigation on the availability of toys containing hazardous chemicals that are sold in the Philippines. The study was prompted by the group’s continuing concern over the sale of toys that have not passed quality and safety standards, including toys laden with toxic metals, phthalates and flame retardants. The study was also spurred by government-issued directives banning lead in toys and other child
This one month project was rolled out on the 18th of Mar to celebrate the Global Recycling Day, a meaningful occasion with a mission of driving awareness and action around the urgent need to recycle. It concluded on the 18th of April. The participants of the project were required to deposit their old mobile phones and tablets for recycling.
Since 1992, the EEG has actively engaged with the community by providing lectures to engage various stakeholders to discuss environmental issues. In the process of connecting academic institutions, individuals, private sector executives and noted dignitaries openly in discussions, EEG, in 2016, introduced a series of panel discussions during which experts from relevant fields are invited to impart knowledge and deliver presentations.
We work with ladies in the community of Maun, to create place-mats and coasters from bottle caps. Usually we use the metal bottle caps that are picked up from the local bars. The bottle caps are then covered with African cloth. The aim is to keep the environment clean as well as provide a steady flow of income to the socially disadvantaged women.
Based on a collaborative project among several caterers & authorities we developed :
an online waste management tool (EDGAR) that measures the amount of waste but also its financial value (loss in €), a reporting tool for comparison with other restaurants and a two days on-site training to help professionals. During the session, we are helping the kitchen and service staff to measure and analyze food waste with the software EDGAR® and to come up with reduction and management measures.
KITRO aims to tackle the issue of food waste and low profit margins in the food & beverage (F&B) industry by providing users with a tool to measure and mitigate food waste. The goal is to measure and monitor food waste automatically in order to prevent food waste and optimize operational practices. By having a better understanding of their food waste, users are empowered to make informed decisions and optimize work practices leading to a reduction in avoidable food waste.
The BUFFET (Building an Understanding For Food Excess in Tourism) Initiative is about bringing together a coalition of industry partners and PATA members to create and implement a campaign that challenges our industry, particularly the hospitality sector, to reduce food waste to landfill.
As the population of the UAE increases each year the amount of waste produced and the demand for its efficient management and treatment also rises.The government has developed a protocol to deal with the municipal waste from the urban areas and the cities, a significant amount of waste continues to accumulate in the vast deserts of the UAE unintentionally by tourists and campers.To spread awareness in the community Emirates Environmental Group organises the Clean Up UAE every year since 2002.
Watch a telecast based on CRB's 5th Annual Sustainability Conference, 'India & Sustainability Standards 2019' - entitled, "Collaboration: The Key to a Sustainable Future"
The programme will examine:
How Good India is doing on Sustainability & SDGs
What Businesses need to do, to be more responsible towards People & Planet, while continuing to make profits.
Details of CRB Annual Conference at www.sustainabilitystandards.in
The project aims at assessing the possible scenarios for the management of e-wastes (wastes of Electric and Electronic Equipment-EEE) in Lebanon by conducting a national assessment of e-wastes in the country and carrying out at a subsequent stage an economic feasibility study to identify the treatment option most appropriate for Lebanon.