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صنعتی فضلہ اور ماحولیاتی تباہی۔

صنعتی شعبہ کسی بھی ملک کی ترقی میں ریڑھ کی ہڈی ہوتا ہے۔ تاہم چند ممالک میں جن میں پاکستان بھی شمار ہوتا ہے صنعتی فضلے کو بغیر کسی ٹریٹمنٹ…
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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…
world economic forum, davos, switzerland, 2020, climate change, sustainability, stakeholders

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…

Controlled Backburning or Raging Bushfires: Finding a balance.

This is a practice where, as the name suggests, a controlled fire is lit in order to reduce the amount of flammable material in forests. Factors such as wind-speed and direction, and also the dryness of the land and recent rainfall are taken into consideration to keep the fires slow-moving and under control.

Deadly Wildfires In Australia

"A wildfire in Tasmania" (Picture: Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Services, via Reuters). While we happily welcomed the New Year in Pakistan, places around the world, like Australia, witnessed a rough start to 2020 with deadly…
fashion, sustainability, environment, pollution, landfill, waste, shopping

The True Cost of Fashion

Did you know that the fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world, alongside oil and chemicals? From obtaining raw materials, manufacturing textiles, garment production, shipping and retail, to use and disposal -…
karachi, kids, playgroup, environment, reduce, reuse, recycle, learn, educate

Awareness Week With GarbageCAN

When it comes to the environment and sustainability, awareness is key - this means acquiring the knowledge of a situation or fact. Awareness can come through education, but in a country like Pakistan that has the lowest literacy rates in the…
pakistan, karachi, food, foodpanda, delivery, environment, pollution, trash, garbage, waste, landfill, plastics

The Environmental Impact Of Food Deliveries

We all love food, and we all love convenience. The rise of food delivery apps such as Foodpanda, Deliveroo, UberEats, Eat Mubarak and more have made it beyond easy for us to eat whatever we want, whenever we want. With a rise in disposable…

Journeying Into Zero-Waste

A Guide For Beginners Whether you’re a complete stranger to the idea of zero-waste or have attempted at implementing some methods yourself - there’s plenty to learn. Zero-waste is a way of living that encourage us to minimise the…