P&G launches refillable aluminium shampoo-bottle system in the UK

Procter & Gamble Beauty has launched its first reusable and refillable aluminium bottle system across shampoo brands in the UK. The refill format utilises reusable aluminium bottles as well as recyclable refill pouches, which are made using 60% less plastic than the standard brand bottle. P&G say that the pouches can be recycled through kerbside collections in the UK. P&G is using the format to … Continue reading P&G launches refillable aluminium shampoo-bottle system in the UK

WWD – Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet — ecogreenlove

On March 3 2021, World Wildlife Day celebrates forest-based livelihoods and seeks to promote forest and forest wildlife management models and practices that accommodate both human well-being and the long-term conservation of forests, forest-dwelling species of wild fauna and flora and the ecosystems they sustain, and promote the value of traditional practices and knowledge that contribute to establishing a more sustainable relationship with these crucial … Continue reading WWD – Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet — ecogreenlove

Black Swan: Fully electric passenger boat powered by second life EV batteries

Repurposed EV batteries from cars are being used to power EV boats cruising the River Seine in Paris. The Black Swan, an electric boat designed for private or business cruises on the Seine, is fitted with second-life batteries provided by French car manufacturers Renault. The team behind The Black Swan, French river tour company, Seine Alliance partnered with Groupe Renault and Green-Vision to demonstrate ways … Continue reading Black Swan: Fully electric passenger boat powered by second life EV batteries

Five Green Things you can do to Save Our Planet — ecogreenlove

We humans have been destroying our own precious habitat for centuries now. The smog that hangs over our cities is visible from outer space, as are the islands of man-made junk that float in our oceans. As young activists like Greta Thunberg have been imploring us, it is high time we take action before it is too late to reverse the damage done for generations … Continue reading Five Green Things you can do to Save Our Planet — ecogreenlove

Australia’s Walker Swamp returns to wetlands after team of ecologists buy land and restore it

A once-thriving Australian wetlands that was artificially drained and farmed for over a century is making a comeback thanks to a huge restoration project led by the Nature Glenelg Trust. The Walker Swamp Restoration Reserve, situated in the southern Grampians region adjacent to the Grampians National Park in Victoria, is now welcoming life once again thanks to a partnership between Nature Glenelg Trust (NGT), Glenelg … Continue reading Australia’s Walker Swamp returns to wetlands after team of ecologists buy land and restore it

Sustainable City Solutions [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

While finding ways to help the planet is essential to sustainability, reducing costs and creating a vibrant culture for citizens are equally important. Through planned infrastructure, public green spaces, smart waste removal and more, cities can leave behind a net zero footprint for a more sustainable world. To learn more about the characteristics of a sustainable city, check out this visual. Sustainable City Solutions [Infographic] — … Continue reading Sustainable City Solutions [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

TAZO Tree Corps to help combat climate change in the most impacted communities across the US

TAZO will launch a new initiative, TAZO Tree Corps, to help combat climate change in the most impacted communities across the US. TAZO Tree Corps, which launches this spring, is a paid, locally hired workforce that will use tree planting and maintenance to help combat climate change and create new jobs in economically disadvantaged neighbourhoods and communities of colour “because trees have the power to … Continue reading TAZO Tree Corps to help combat climate change in the most impacted communities across the US

Cardboard pellet project aims to create home heating fuel while saving cardboard being sent to landfill

Waste cardboard is being used to create home heating fuel in Canada by mixing in with conventional wood pellets, in an initiative that could save cardboard being sent to landfill. The Invuik-based Aurora Research Institute is carrying out a pilot project where researchers are shredding the cardboard into tiny particles, before the particles are fed into a pellet maker, which heats and compresses the material. The … Continue reading Cardboard pellet project aims to create home heating fuel while saving cardboard being sent to landfill

NTS’s Project Wipeout makes inroads in removing invasive plant species across sites in Scotland

National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has successfully tackled over 40 hectares of the most destructive and invasive plants – including Rhododendron ponticum, Japanese knotweed and American skunk cabbage – at its sites across Scotland as part of its Project Wipeout initiative. The project, which was launched last August, has made good progress on NTS’s plan to wipe out invasive plants at some of its most important sites … Continue reading NTS’s Project Wipeout makes inroads in removing invasive plant species across sites in Scotland

Female duo set out to clean-up Johannesburg’s Jukskei river and create a green corridor

Two females have launched an initiative in South Africa to save one of Johannesburg’s biggest and most polluted rivers – the Jukskei – creating a green corridor in the city. Conservationist Romy Stander and artist Hannelie Coetzee want to tackle water pollution using research, green infrastructure and art in a model they hope can be replicated for other rivers across the country. Working closely with … Continue reading Female duo set out to clean-up Johannesburg’s Jukskei river and create a green corridor