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Welcome to the world’s first zero-waste island A tiny Greek island has undergone a green revolution, becoming energy self-sufficient and permanently closing its landfill site Environment Lifestyle Society World
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Surfing has a dirty secret. These board riders are cleaning it up Synonymous with a lifestyle that’s in tune with nature, surfing is not as green as it appears. But solutions are on the horizon Environment Good Business Innovation
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Six bright ideas to wipe out waste From mushroom packaging to an app that’s helping clean the Nile, these solutions to pollution are up for a prestigious award Written in partnership with Green Alley Award
Image for Scrapping use-by dates would slash food waste – here’s what else could help
Scrapping use-by dates would slash food waste – here’s what else could help Use-by dates increase food waste, prompting some supermarkets to shelve them. But what else can be done to reduce wastage? Economics Environment Food Society
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A road surface not to be sniffed at: the highway made of used nappies In what is believed to be a world first, a Welsh firm has turned used nappies in to a road surface. Will the idea gain traction? Environment Innovation Science Society
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Four reasons to be hopeful about the planned global plastics treaty Is this the beginning of the end for plastic pollution? A proposed global treaty dares us to dream. This is why we should be optimistic Environment Politics Society
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