sustainability

cyclists taking the bike lane in metro manila
Which are the most bike-friendly cities in PH? Mobility groups want to hear from you

Mobility Awards, an initiative by local alternative transport and climate groups, is out to find out which cities, establishments, and workplaces are most conducive to biking

packages with plastic bubble wrap
Online shoppers care about shopping-induced waste, so it’s time e-commerce platforms do, too

Greenpeace Philippines, Youth Strike 4 Climate Philippines, and JuanBag are leading a petition for major e-commerce platforms to “reveal, reduce, and redesign” their waste systems

lasagna gardening compost
What you need to know about lasagna gardening

This gardening technique is also a way to recycle household waste like newspapers and cardboard

How do we explain climate change to kids? Start with this activity book

There’s no better time to make your kids aware of climate change than now. Start with this activity book for ages 6 to 12

green, cream, and yellow clothes on a fruit stand with pineapples, banana and bamboo
These clothes are made from repurposed fruit fibers to cut down on food waste

Seeking an alternative to resource-intensive cotton, clothing brand Pangaia has been developing technical fabrics like this one. Also, these pineapple leaves are sourced from the Philippines

chefs preparing bento meals
Tokyo Olympics wasted 4,000 boxes of food on opening day. Here’s where it went

Tokyo Olympics organizers apologized for the food waste on Wednesday, adding that there is a 20 to 30 percent surplus of food across all venues

microplastic
Ban on disposables, single-use plastic resumes in QC today

Bring your own bags and utensils, everyone

A joke tweet made these Army plant 1,500 seedlings at a BTS Tree Park in Nueva Ecija

On June 26, Army environmental enthusiasts planted banaba seedlings at the BTS Tree Park at Mt. 387, Nueva Ecija

plastic pile heap bags
Don’t throw away online shopping plastic bags. This service collects and recycles them for you

While we *slowly* try to get rid of plastic in packaging, this collection service recycles what plastic waste so they don’t end up in landfills

white tshirt with good boy print
This P850 T-shirt by a local designer is making us question the ‘real’ cost of clothes

Contemporary clothing brand Randolf’s P850 retro-looking T-shirt is at the center of a Twitter discussion on what’s a reasonable price to pay for clothes. Designer RJ Santos and other local designers answer back