Timberland: The Brand Trying to Save the World One Sustainability Practice at a Time

Timberland and Sustainability

Clothing manufacturers are not known for having responsible manufacturing processes or sustainability practices.  This was more than highlighted in 2013 when over a thousand people died when the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh.  Timberland, however, is the exception to the rule.  The company has been taking action against climate change since 2003.

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Texas Landfill Develops Waste Mining Operation Powering 1600 Homes with Electricity

 Texas Landfill Waste Mining

Landfills pose a major problem for climate change around the world.  They release methane, a greenhouse gas.  In most developed world countries, 50% of landfill gas is methane, and this contributes significantly to climate change.  Although recycling schemes have been introduced, the issue of methane gas is still a problem to be solved.

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Brazilian Documentary Highlighting Sustainable Micro-Businesses Gives Hope

CenaRIO Sustentabilidade em Ação

Last month the documentary CenaRIO Sustentabilidade em Ação which translate to ScenaRIO Sustainability in Action, premiered in Rio.  The film was made by 30 students, shooting the footage on smartphones.  It was made and released as part of the Rio+20 World Centre for Sustainable Development of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the National Insurance School (ENS) initiatives.

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No Need to Feel Guilty if you leave that Coffee to catch your Flight at Gatwick Airport


Coffee Flight Airport 

New £3.8m Food Waste Facility will Power Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal

It is fair to say that we have all been waiting for a flight, bus, or train, and have left food to board it at some point in our lives.  You have probably felt guilty as you threw away a half eaten sandwich or a coffee knowing that it was going to landfill. 

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How Office Building Design is Becoming Greener and more Sustainable in Ways you May not Expect

 The ingenious office building designs that are making business greener and more sustainable

Green Building

If we look at the evolution of office building design, it is easy to see how architects are adding greener and sustainable elements to their creations.  Depending on where you live in the world, you have probably noticed an increase in the use of solar panels and wind farms for commercial spaces.  There are other less obvious ways, that office buildings are becoming greener and more sustainable.

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