According to AP News the Guatemalan government has predicted the ban, “…would eliminate more than half of the non-organic waste produced in the country.”
The UK government has committed to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, making it the first country with a major economy to create such a deadline.
Fairphone is a Dutch social enterprise that is working to build sustainable and conflict-free smartphones.
Vertical farming is the practice of producing food and medicine in vertically stacked layers, vertically inclined surfaces and/or integrated in other structures (such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container).
The circular economy is an emerging economic model based on recycling and repairing.
Really, economics is about values. What ends are we aiming for? What goods and services are of most value?
The steady-state economy is a theoretical alternative that changes our definition of economic growth and moves us away from consuming more and more natural resources.
Food forests (or forest gardening) are a gardening or land management technique that seek to create a forest – usually in an urban environment – that is entirely devoted to growing edible plants.
Values based supply chains are more transparent and build community. Benefits include cost sharing, market access, flexibility, and healthier economies.
We all have a role to play in building a fashion system that doesn’t degrade our environment and upholds everyone in the supply chain, farmer to consumer.