Climate Change Coloring Book: Making knowledge and awareness accessible to all

A colouring in book has been chosen as a format to provide information about climate change and the underlying issues, which kids and adults alike can understand and learn from. The Climate Change Coloring Book, developed by data artist and computer scientist Brian Foo, is an engaging and insightful book of activities, which are drawn from “data and research from authoritative sources” including NASA. These activities illustrate climate change … Continue reading Climate Change Coloring Book: Making knowledge and awareness accessible to all

Earth Day fact file

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. For 2017, the theme for Earth Day is “Environmental & Climate Literacy”. The goal is to make sure that by 2020, students graduating high school are climate and environment literate. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. On the … Continue reading Earth Day fact file

Coachella: Festival goers guide to recycling and supporting the planet

California’s Coachella Music & Arts Festival kick starts its 2017 offerings over two long weekends from this Thursday – 14-16 April and 21-23 April. Global Inheritance is on hand once again to jazz up the site with its artistic and creative experiences designed to encourage festival goers to recycle and do their bit to support the environment. If you’re heading to the festival, here’s some … Continue reading Coachella: Festival goers guide to recycling and supporting the planet

The truth about plastics and recycling

On February 2017, The Guardian published an article about how much of the plastics are recycled in the world. Everytime we go to the supermarket we see shelves full of food in plastic packagings or in boxes made of mixed materials and we simply take them without thinking where do they go after we throw them into the “Recycling” bin. We take for granted they … Continue reading The truth about plastics and recycling

Death by Design: Documentary examines impact of electronics on the environment and health

Documentary movie, Death by Design, takes an in-depth look at the story behind our electronics and the impact they are having on the environment and people. The documentary examines labour, e-waste and the impact of the electronics industry on the environment and people’s health. Up to 50 million metric tonnes of e-waste are disposed of worldwide every year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Today … Continue reading Death by Design: Documentary examines impact of electronics on the environment and health

E-Waste and what we can do about it

The electronic waste is getting out of our hands. Every 18 months we change mobile phones and our computers every 2 years. Are we aware of what are they made of and where do they end up? And most importantly: What can we, as individuals, do to reduce it? On this post you’ll find an infographic with some numbers and solutions we can contribute to … Continue reading E-Waste and what we can do about it

bio-bean’s vision to turn the waste of 1 in 2 cups of coffee drank in the UK into biofuels

Green energy pioneers bio-bean, who are at the forefront of recycling waste coffee grounds, is currently capturing the waste from one in 10 cups of coffee drank in the UK and turning them into biofuels. With its pioneering technologies of turning used coffee grounds into a cheap, renewable fuel that can be used in wood-burning stoves, bio-bean hope to extend its capture of coffee waste to 1 … Continue reading bio-bean’s vision to turn the waste of 1 in 2 cups of coffee drank in the UK into biofuels

RiverBlue: Can fashion save the planet?

Documentary film RiverBlue is putting the iconic fashion item of blue jeans under the spotlight to unveil its contribution to the destruction of the world’s rivers and its effect on humanity. Through harsh chemical manufacturing processes and the irresponsible disposal of toxic chemical waste, RiverBlue brings to light the impact that the manufacturing clothing has on rivers, and the impact its had on people who … Continue reading RiverBlue: Can fashion save the planet?

The Story of Stuff: Microfibers from washing clothes, another ocean pollutant

The Story of Stuff’s latest film is explaining how the tiny bits of synthetic fibers washing off clothes – think polyester yoga pants, fleeces and underwear even, among others – are creating an environmental catastrophe in the oceans. These microfiber pieces are smaller than a grain of rice, measuring less than 5mm in length, which mean they cannot be filtered out by washing machines or even … Continue reading The Story of Stuff: Microfibers from washing clothes, another ocean pollutant