We need to talk about Rubber

Rubber Trees

Rubber is an essential substance to humankind.  It has tens of thousands of applications from car and aircraft tyres to medical equipment.  At this time synthetic rubber simply does not offer the same load –bearing qualities or resistance performance.   As such, rubber is one material we can’t live without. 

 

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From Meatballs to Energy Ikea’s Sustainable Actions Inspire!

Meatballs Energy Ikea Sustainable

Although multinationals have to show how they are reducing emissions and enacting sustainable measures in their business practice, it is fair to say some are going further than others.   On the one hand you have companies that are paying lip service to those that are actively trying to achieve zero waste.  Ikea is not just fighting climate change with its sustainable practices; it is leading the charge in true Viking style.

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Will Nespresso Ever Provide Coffee without Guilt?

Nespresso Coffee Guilt

There are a lot of positive things to be said about Nespresso and their endeavours to make a better world.  As part of the Nestle they have a range of sustainability initiatives which are very colourfully displayed on their website.  They pay their Sudanese coffee farmers around forty percent more than the current rate conventional coffee growers receive.  This has led to Sudan having a viable commodity to export which is very important for an African state. 

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