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Consumer food waste: Ignorance or lack of awareness?

The supply chain creates waste and every stage, and consumers contribute the most in developed countries. In the Netherlands consumers make up 33% of food waste; In the United States,  40-50 per cent of food is thrown away. This is around 76…
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Ban, Tax or Levy: The different approaches to phasing out plastic bags in the EU

Plastic bags may be a convenient and inexpensive option to transport items but unfortunately have a significant environmental impact. Not only the production of plastic bags is unsustainable since the raw materials used (natural gas or petroleum)…
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-پولیتھین بیگ اور دیگر پلاسٹک کا استعمال اور اس کے ماحولیاتی اثرات

یہ آرٹیکل کچھ دن پہلے شائع کیا گیا تھا اور اس پر تنقید کی گئی کہ اس میں حقائق غلط اور بغیر دلیل کے بتائے گئیں ہیں۔ تو اس بار ہم نےحقائق ریفرنس…
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FOOD WAYSTE: A promising tool to understand the legal dimensions of food waste laws.

By 2050, the world population is estimated to reach nine billion people (Parfitt et al., 2010). To feed the entire population should not be a problem as there is an overabundance of food. Yet, there are two extremes where people are dying of…

کراچی میں پانی کے نالے اور ان میں بھرتا ہوا کچرا

پاکستان کا سب سے بڑا شہر اور معاشی حب کراچی ہے ۔ کراچی کی ابادی تقریباً پندرہ سے بیس کروڑ کے قریب ہے اور گزشتہ کئی سالوں سے کراچی کی آبادی…

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals during a Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has showcased how vulnerable our healthcare systems and governing bodies are to the current crisis. To response and recover from the pandemic requires urgent cooperation between governments and public responsibility. The…
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Exclusive Insights: Fashion Sustainability in Pakistan

Here's something that many of you are probably unaware of: the clothes we wear have a detrimental impact on our planet. Yes, it's true - fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world, from its production processes to its end…
restaurants, sustainable, waste, management, plastic waste, ecofriendly

Op-ed: The Problem With Our Restaurants

A mediocre meal with disposable cutlery at a casual Mexican eatery in Karachi made me realise how immensely unsustainable the Pakistani food & beverage industry is, so I decided to dig into the reasons why restaurants operate the way they…
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The Climate Conversation: World Economic Forum, Davos

The theme at the 50th World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland this week, which brings 3,000 participants from around the world, was “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.” The World Economic Forum was founded in 1971…

Environmental Awareness Through Visual Art

Sometimes, conveying the climate change crisis that we face today requires more than just facts and numbers. At this point we’re all aware of the issue, but we lack the incentive or motivation to do something about it unless we feel emotionally…