sustainability

Sustainable business practices aren’t impossible—even for chain companies

Embracing sustainability can be a challenge, but this hotel chain is taking it on

red jacket made from recycled polyester
Rethinking work uniforms with recycled polyester

Circular corporate wear maker Ucycle wants to offset the impact of uniform manufacturing by taking back old uniforms and convincing companies that polyester made from plastic bottles is a good switch to make

a hand holding a woven basahan mat
Basahan makers in Payatas hope their P15 mats get same recognition, value as American design

Reacting to the viral Vogue feature of woven creations reminiscent of a basahan, mat makers are actually happy that people recognize their designs. But they also hope it will lead to bigger margins and possible government support

bucket hats made with deadstock fabric
These deadstock bucket hats are made specifically for big heads

Glorious Dias’ first release for 2022 is a collection of reworked bucket hats inspired by “bad haircuts”

face shield
Don’t just throw away your face shields. Send it to this recycling service

Goodbye, face shields! But wait! Don’t just throw it anywhere

Are UP Diliman’s streetlights too bright that they’re disrupting campus wildlife?

Members of the UP community are concerned about the intensity of the streetlights along the Oval, saying it may be causing light pollution that could disrupt local biodiversity

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