The movement to ban miniature toiletries isn’t likely to make a dent in the global plastic crisis.
InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.
A man dressed as Saint Patrick blesses the crowd in Dublin as the parade makes its way through the Irish capital in 1998.
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The Irish continue to express gratitude for St. Patrick's unselfish commitment to their spiritual well-being, even as the rest of the world celebrates by drowning in booze.
‘Tis the season to be plastic-free.
The world is waking up to the plastic pollution crisis. Here's how you can wake up on Christmas morning to a more sustainable holiday.
Can Walmart go green while maintaining its commitment to low prices?
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Two business professors spent five years studying Walmart's ambition project to bring sustainability to its millions of budget-conscious customers – a plan that began with the birth of a granddaughter.
Is it really that hard to switch to paper or cloth bags?
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As major supermarkets 'ban the bag', the spotlight is firmly on sustainability. Retailers are racing to promote their green credentials to shoppers.
Who’s the moss?
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In a country known for its eccentric tastes, is this simply another flash-in-the-pan fad?
Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, protected as the world’s first national park in 1872. But how do we best protect nature in the future?
You can't simply 'value' nature as though it were a commodity able to be bought and sold.
Windmill John / Tidal Steam
Imagine a wind turbine, but underwater, not fixed to the seabed, and able to work 24/7.
If only we could all get this excited about tackling climate change.
The UK should look to mainland Europe for greener music festivals.
The Kariba dam on the Zambezi River produces most of the electricity used in Zimbabwe and Zambia, supports extensive fishing and tourism industries and protects hundreds of thousands of people from floods.
Green infrastructure may not be the best thing for Africa despite being environmentally friendly.
Good deeds don’t always work out that way.
Politicians promising to expand free childcare is no bad thing, but it is difficult to deliver in practice
Nicola Sturgeon unveiling SNP women’s strategy on April 25.
The main parties are still a long way from getting full marks when it comes to tackling women's financial disadvantages.