Category Archives: Sustainability

Down and Dirty: Composting in a Few Easy Steps

Down and Dirty: Composting in a Few Easy Steps

If you are into farming or even just tending a small garden at home, composting is an extremely useful practice. Without it, there is no way to turn organic waste into something valuable and pragmatic. Composting is a waste management practice that allows microorganisms like bacteria and fungi to break down organic material into simpler… Read More…

How 3 of the Most Sustainable Companies in the World Might Save It

How 3 of the Most Sustainable Companies in the World Might Save It

The problems surrounding the environment are substantial, and as such, they require big solutions. But while creating laws and regulations designed to protect the ecosystem are important, they are likely not enough to completely address the issue. Because of this, it is essential for companies, people, and really the entire planet to start thinking of… Read More…

How the Garbage King of Beirut Found Love in a Landfill

How the Garbage King of Beirut Found Love in a Landfill

Most people probably think it’s not possible to have a love affair with garbage, but Ziad Abichaker would disagree. As a citizen of Beirut, Lebanon, he embraces all of its beauty and shortcomings, including its significant garbage problem. Although he is a structural and environmental engineer by trade, he is also known as “The Garbage… Read More…

Are Humans the Real Culprit in Toxic Waste?

Are Humans the Real Culprit in Toxic Waste?

Hazardous waste is a major environmental problem. But when most people visualize this threat to the planet, they don’t think about themselves. They likely picture barrels of nuclear chemicals or containers bearing the biohazard insignia. However, by definition, hazardous waste is any poisonous byproduct of our life on earth. It may be caused by farming,… Read More…