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A new way to reduce greenhouse gas #sustainability

A laboratory in Ontario is developing a new way to reduce greenhouse gas. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) capture is now possible using a new carbon powder created by chemical engineers at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Why should we care? CO2 is one of many naturally occurring greenhouse gases. Greenhouse gases absorb the sun’s radiant energy […]

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66 tons per second…of food waste ! #sustainability #thinkdifferently

New study finds food waste will increase to 66 tons per second if left unchecked We need to act A recent study suggests that by 2030, food waste could increase by 30% across the world if we don’t change approach. Presented a different way, 2.1 billion tons of food could be wasted or 66 tons […]

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We can solve homelessness #thinkdifferently #lifehacks

Finland think differently about this issue Finland are leading the way in solving homelessness in their urban centres. The Scandinavian county has been dealing with this issue for over thirty years and was faced with more than 18,000 people without an a place to live back in 1987. Since then that number has been significantly […]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch #sustainability #thinkdifferently

There are five areas in the world’s oceans that have accumulated vast quantities of garbage in the form of waste plastics. One of these areas is in the Pacific Ocean, in-between Hawaii and California. Covering¬†1.6 million square kilometers, this is the largest problem and is now termed, “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” (GPGP) The problem […]

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