Tag: sustainability

H&M to charge for shopping bags, asks customers to bring their own reusable bags to promote sustainability initiative

On Monday, July 15, popular fashion retailer H&M announced a new initiative geared toward cutting down on plastic, with the aim to transition to using sustainable alternative materials in their packaging by 2025. Beginning next Thursday, H&M will start charging for shopping bags and is...

Australia is designing 20-minute neighbourhoods where you can walk or cycle anywhere

Cities all around the world are growing at an exponential rate. While cities have become centres of business, government, and culture, citizens are gradually experiencing the downsides of living in cities. Bigger cities entail longer commutes to and from work. This is often the case...

Have a merry zero-waste Christmas this 2018

Singapore – More and more individuals, families and communities are embracing a zero-waste lifestyle. It’s not about the 3 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) anymore. This has expanded to Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot; what a feasible zero-waste lifestyle is all about. Now that it’s...

Study ranks Singapore as most sustainable Asian city, 4th worldwide

In yet another example of a list where Singapore takes first place, the Lion City has earned the top spot once more—taking the title of most sustainable Asian city. Around the globe, Singapore take’s the fourth spot. Singapore’s top sustainability ranking in Asia is according...