GFSI: How Businesses Maintain Food Quality in 2021

With the spread of COVID-19, every aspect of life has been affected and many re-examined. One of the most concerning things beyond the virus itself was the ability to adapt systems of production. Shortages of supplies, particularly hand sanitizers, toilet paper, and cleaning supplies such as Lysol, lasted for a long time.… Read More

 

An Eco Friendly Hobby: Wood Carving

If you’re looking for an eco friendly hobby, consider wood carving.

This article will walk you through the basics so you can see if this hobby might be right for you.

What is wood carving?

Wood carving is the process of cutting or carving wood into an ornamental object or art piece with a sharp metal tool.… Read More

 

Our Plastic Oceans

In the late 1980’s, large islands of floating trash seen by satellites were reported in the global news. Swirls of trash concentrated by the movement of the oceans’ gyres gave another hint to the then naïve public that our planet is finite after all. The world population—as of early 2018—is estimated at 7.6 billion; all contributing waste and debris to some extent.Read More

 

Bans, Taxes, and Fees: The Politics of Plastic Bags

It has become common practice around the world to use disposable plastic bags to assist us in our every day lives. Out of mere convenience and utility, the plastic bag has become a go-to resource for in-store purchases, big or small.

However, in light of current of research pointing to the environmental impacts of plastic bags, many cities, states, and countries have sought to change this through regulation and legislation.… Read More

 

The Environment This Week – September 17-24

The major trend from this week’s environmental news is no new trend at all. Those who are most effected by climate change are the smallest contributors to it. Those who are the biggest contributors are being asked to pony up, but as we already know, most of them will be getting off scot free.… Read More

 

Weekly Eco Summary: New High Score!

Feb 12 – 19

The Environment: Last week in short:

Last week researches published a study stating that we are changing the climate 170 times faster than natural forces. An unprecedented heatwave in Australia may be a hint of the extreme weather trends we can expect moving forward… and air pollution has become so bad in some cities that he health benefits of exercising outdoors are trumped by the negative impact of the pollution.… Read More

 

Trump Dominates The Environment : Weekly Eco Summary

Sooo yaaa….

It looks like this might actually be as bad (or worse) than we thought.

Weekly Summary

Last week was dominated by Trump who got right to work at reversing as much environmental progress as possible. Trump issued an executive order to approve the DAPL and multiple republicans have introduced bills proposing to strip or completely eliminate the EPA.… Read More