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by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Covid19 and sustainability
Topic: Has Covid19 set us back?
Replies: 0
Views: 1476

Has Covid19 set us back?

During the Covid19 Pandemic there has been a huge increase globally in the use of single-use items, with the attitude that throwing something away that may be contaminated is better than cleaning it and potentially getting infected. This includes single-use face masks not just in hospital but within...
by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Brexit & Climate Change
Topic: Brexit & the impact on Climate Change
Replies: 0
Views: 1447

Brexit & the impact on Climate Change

Will leaving the EU negatively impact the UK's action on Climate Change?
by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: The Paris Agreement
Topic: What are the implications of a country dropping out of the Paris Agreement?
Replies: 0
Views: 1494

What are the implications of a country dropping out of the Paris Agreement?

In 2017, the U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would cease all participation in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation. The withdrawal took effect on November 4, 2020, one day after the 2020 U.S. presidential election. But what does it actually mean if a country drop...
by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Can you measure sustainability?
Topic: What are the different sustainability classifications?
Replies: 0
Views: 1443

What are the different sustainability classifications?

In the THRIVE platform, there are Classifications but what do they mean and where did they originate from?
They are:
  • GRIS
    MCS
    SDGS
    WSSI
by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Can you measure sustainability?
Topic: What are the different formula engines?
Replies: 0
Views: 910

What are the different formula engines?

In the THRIVE platform, there are various formula engines but what do they actually mean and when would we need to use a different formula?
The formula engines are:
  • Arithmetic
    Geometric
    Weighted Geometric
    Multicapital
    Seafood Stewardship
    Normalized Multicapital
by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: What you can do to be sustainable in your everyday life - and measure it!
Topic: Which tea brand is the most eco-friendly?
Replies: 0
Views: 1482

Which tea brand is the most eco-friendly?

I drink A LOT of tea and I usually have to empty the teabag into a compost and throw away the bag in the bin because I heard the bags are partially made out of plastic. I've seen a trend of tea companies producing "biodegradable tea bags" which are fully compostable. But are they? And if so, which b...
by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: What you can do to be sustainable in your everyday life - and measure it!
Topic: What's the most sustainable option for women's sanitary products?
Replies: 0
Views: 904

What's the most sustainable option for women's sanitary products?

There are so many options out there but which is actually the best overall? The options I've seen are: biodegradable tampon applicators, silicon menstrual cups, reusable pads, 100% cotton tampons.
by hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: What you can do to be sustainable in your everyday life - and measure it!
Topic: What's the best way to compost at home?
Replies: 0
Views: 899

What's the best way to compost at home?

I live in a flat with no garden and I really want to compost. But what is the best way and what are the pros and cons?

Some options I've heard of are having a compost bin with worms or collecting my food waste in a bin and taking it to a arger community compost bin.
by hannah
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: What is sustainability?
Topic: What is sustainability?
Replies: 4
Views: 3196

Re: What is sustainability?

My interpretation on Sustainability is living in a particular way that could be repeated forever. Instead of diminishing resources, never to be used again, we are reusing resources in other ways so they have a shelf life of forever.