Lost in the jungle of sustainability acronyms? Don't worry, here comes TriplePundit to our rescue with a (very incomplete and partial) list of the most important acronyms you should know. Thanks TriplePundit ! Vi siete persi nella giungla delle sigle della sostenibilità? Niente paura, ecco che in nostro soccorso arriva TriplePundit con l'elenco (assolutamente incompleto e parziale) … Continue reading Jungle of sustainability.
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Thilafushi. Viaggio nell'atollo della spazzatura. «Esco a buttar via l'immondizia». Quante volte l'abbiamo detto. C'è un'imprecisione. "Via" non esiste. "Via" è sempre "da un'altra parte". Anche alle Maldive. Thilafushi è un'isola artificiale a 8 km dalla capitale, Malé, che "cresce" di un metro quadrato al giorno. Ospita tutti i rifiuti prodotti da vacanzieri (con gli … Continue reading Rubbish Island.
The Greenest School on Earth.
Is your school the greenest on Earth? The Greenest School on Earth recognition is an annual announcement made by the Center for Green Schools, highlighting a K-12 school that exemplifies how sustainability can be integrally woven into the infrastructure, culture and curriculum of a school. The Center for Green Schools defines a green school as … Continue reading The Greenest School on Earth.
Pulitzer price winning author Russell Baker once said 'The American dream is to turn goods into trash as fast as possible'. Let's throw it away, we use to say. But 'away' doesn't exist ... 'away' is always 'elsewhere'. Trashed is a documentary that follows Jeremy Irons through once beautiful destinations that are now converted to landfills. He … Continue reading Trashed.
Fashion for Sustainability.
Need an elevator pitch for the importance of sustainability in fashion? You can do no better than the trailer for Thread, an upcoming documentary about the internal workings of the garment industry and its social and environmental impact. Directed by Michelle Vey and produced by eco-fashion pioneer Marc Zaroff, with the backing of supermodel-activist Amber … Continue reading Fashion for Sustainability.