Tag Archive for 'reduce waste'

St Andrew’s Primary School pupils reuse and recycle waste resources

March 18th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

St Andrew’s School pupils have been transforming into superheroes to come up with a host of waste-busting ideas. The children, who have been learning about how the island deals with waste, were given a challenge to come up with ideas that a superhero could use to reduce rubbish and promote recycling and reuse. They will […]

Community spirit benefits from sharing resources

June 10th, 2012 by UC Berkeley

Reinforcing that the best things in life are free, a study from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that online free-exchange communities such as “Freecycle” and “Couchsurfing” foster greater team spirit among their members than do cash-for-goods websites. The results, published earlier this month in the journal Administrative Science Quarterly, may help explain why a […]

Improved product quality required for a sustainable society

September 16th, 2011 by Inderscience Publishers

Manufacturers should be encouraged to make products that last longer, retain their retail value and are more readily recyclable after use, according to green consultant Peter Lang. Lang is co-founder of the charity Green and Away and a former Adviser to the Green Deputy Mayor of London. Writing in the International Journal of Green Economics, […]

A Dutch company makes functional products from waste

April 23rd, 2011 by We Beat the Mountain

We Beat The Mountain is a young, innovative organisation that aims to reduce the worldwide trash and waste mountain. In order to reach this goal, We Beat The Mountain and her community create, develop and produce cool functional products made from recycled waste and trash. We Beat The Mountain started from three emotions: anger, frustration […]