Sustainable Technologies Preserving Our Resources

What are sustainable technologies? These are types of technological innovations that aim to reduce the environmental impact of human activities. In contrast, sustainable development is a social and economic approach to enable long-term maintenance or improvement in quality of life without using up all-natural resources by ensuring sustainable distribution for this generation and those to … Read more

Sustainable Tourism or Why Should We Be More Eco Friendly When Travelling

If the majority of us decide to practice sustainable tourism this will greatly benefit our beautiful planet’s natural environment. Read here about all of the benefits and the importance of sustainable tourism and plan your next exciting trip with our great tips in mind. Sustainable tourism has 12 main goals and you’ll see that it’s … Read more

The 10 Most Sustainable Cities

The world is focused on sustainability and it should always be this way. More and more cities around the world are trying to be as harmless for the environment and the planet as possible. And some of them are truly remarkable in their eco-achievements! But what makes a city sustainable? Well: Sustainable energy Less pollution … Read more

Pending EU ban: Will coffee cup lids and straws be replaced?

The European Parliament on Thursday voted in favour of an immediate ban on several single-use plastic products. The directive includes a ban on some plastic objects for which alternatives are readily available and affordable, such as straws, cutlery or cotton buds. In addition, the use of oxo-degradable plastics (‘walking bags’) will be prohibited. The directive … Read more

5 Ways to Make Your Commute More Eco-Friendly [or Sustainble]

Many people in developed countries are finding that they’re having more and more difficulty getting where they need to go without using transport, whether it’s public transport or their own car. With this increase in transportation has come an increase in greenhouse gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide (CO2), the main greenhouse gas. Many people are … Read more

EU Circular Economy: An Action Plan to Reduce Waste

The European Commission presented the new Circular Economy Action plan on the 2nd of December 2015. The one-page document is meant to guide the sustainable transition towards a circular economy in Europe, improve EU competitiveness and stimulate green growth. To achieve this goal, a series of actions have been proposed by the European Commission. Not … Read more

Gozo – The Perfect Destination for Sustainable Travellers

Gozo is a small island in the Maltese archipelago. It is the second-largest island in the archipelago, after Malta itself. The population of about 9,000 people live in seven towns on Gozo. The largest town in Victoria lies next to the capital city of Rabat. The other six towns are Nadur, Xaghra, Sannat, Ghajnsielem, San … Read more

The Sustainable City Dubai

Dubai’s sustainable city plan is modelled on a 100- year strategy. It includes plans for sustainable transport, sustainable skyline, sustainable tourism and sustainable industries. Relevant to all of these is water conservation and efficiency. Sustainable development began as a global agenda long before the UN declared its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the turn of … Read more