Heroines for the Planet: Jill Danyelle, Eco Interior Designer

Eco Chic

JD : To me, surrounding yourself with things that you love, that you want to keep and use, that is the basis of sustainability. The effort to re-think our belongings or space, can begin a thoughtful process which leads to more purposeful living.

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Heroines for the Planet: Jill Danyelle, Eco Interior Designer

Eco Chic

JD : To me, surrounding yourself with things that you love, that you want to keep and use, that is the basis of sustainability. The effort to re-think our belongings or space, can begin a thoughtful process which leads to more purposeful living.

2012 70

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10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Greentumble

But since then, we have crossed the threshold of the sustainable resource management, and began using more resources than one planet Earth can possibly provide. planet Earths available to sustain our needs. We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one.

2018 82

Why upcycling must become an economic sector

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Upcycling is, in general, the process where (at least) some of the shape and properties of the original waste product are retained – though not always, and we will come to that later – and where another useful product is produced from it.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: What Do the Three Rs Mean?

Greentumble

Reversing the trend of accelerating garbage accumulation is essential to the planet’s future, and reducing, reusing and recycling offers a comprehensive answer to an increasingly perplexing problem. Making homemade personal care and cleaning products, without using potentially toxic chemicals.

2018 67

Recycling is a fraud, a sham, a scam

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling is a fraud, a sham, a scam, perpetrated by big business on the citizens and municipalities to make us all feel good about single use packaging. It won't save the planet.

2018 180

Why Is Recycling Important?

Greentumble

We need to return to principles of nature, where nothing goes to waste, where every bit of used material becomes a resource for a new cause. To manufacture plastic water bottles, 17 million barrels of oil are used each year. Globally, 40 percent of timber is used to make paper products.

15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation

Greentumble

Every day, we use resources that forests provide to us, such as timber, firewood, medicinal and edible plants. Yet if we continue to lose our forests at the current rate, in 80 years from now there will be no forest left on our “green” planet [2]. Use less paper.

Tackling Plastic Pollution: Facts and Solutions

Greentumble

Plastics are cheap, durable and versatile, and that has made them highly useful in product manufacturing and development. billion metric tons of plastic [1] have entered the world’s business and consumer supply chains, mostly in the form of single-use items destined for disposal.

2018 57

Vegetarians and Vegans are furious about new British £5 banknotes

Green (Living) Review

This has upset many people who are uncomfortable using items that contain animal byproducts. We demand that you cease to use animal products in the production of currency that we have to use.” On average, 98% of an animal is used.

TheInnerWorks

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Almost of all the materials used are %100 upcycled- once headed to the trash, now turned into wearable art! Getting to the point where I had multiple lines of saleable creations has been a slow but very rewarding process.

2009 130

From Consumerism to Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

If we cannot engineer a cultural shift, we risk consuming our planet until it literally cannot sustain us. State of the World 2010” will illustrate the growth of this new culture of sustainability, and the people cultivating it, and in the process, hopefully inspire many more to become pioneers themselves. SUIs are the “single-use items” that have insinuated themselves into the daily fabric of American life.

The Story of Stuff - Take Action 10 LITTLE AND BIG THINGS YOU CAN DO

The Green Changemakers

Stories of people making these changes in their lives: "In the past three decades alone, one-third of the planet’s natural resources base have been consumed. A great deal of the resources we use and the waste we create is in the energy we consume. 99 percent of the stuff we harvest, mine, process, transport… is trashed within 6 months." The more we visibly engage in re-use over wasting, the more we cultivate a new cultural norm, or actually, reclaim an old one!

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