The concept of the carbon footprint can do more than just make us feel guilty about the climate cost of our everyday lives.
Global plastics production is set to double by 2040. The upcoming UN meeting is a chance for New Zealand to stake a stronger position on a proposed treaty to reign in plastic pollution.
Menstruation cups are increasingly being used as an environmentally friendly alternative to tampons and sanitary pads.
The process that brought you your morning latte could have produced half a kilogram of CO₂.
Life-cycle assessments of food packaging often omit the impact and possible toxicity of plastics leaking into the environment. Excluding these factors gives plastics an unjustified advantage.
All modes of high-speed travel come with a cost to the environment.
Disposable coffee cups demonstrate that recycling could be successful – with a bit of joined-up thinking.
Shared e-scooter programs may seem like a green way to get around, but these small vehicles can have big environmental footprints.
Both natural and artificial Christmas trees have environmental impacts, but they’re not major. What matters most is what happens to the trees after the holidays.
How you prepare your coffee at home (and wash up the mugs) can have a big impact on its carbon footprint. So fill that kettle carefully, and only brew what you know you’ll drink.
It’s time to tackle a question we’ve all pondered at one point or another: should I use an electric dryer or hand towels to dry my hands? The answer may surprise you.
Mobile operators’ business models mean millions of phones are sat around unused.