Use of single-use plastic has surged during the pandemic amid uncertainty in the safety of reusable containers. We have seen countries banning reusable bags at grocery stores, coffee shops refusing to accept reusable cups, and grocers closing down their bulk sections for fear of cross-contamination and the spread of the coronavirus. Table Of Contents Single-Use […]
-At the base levels of the Healthy Eating Pyramid you’ll find the usual suspects such as fruits and vegetables as well as legumes and whole grains.
Here at Onya, we’ve got a thing about where we get our drinking water – i.e. not from disposable drink bottles. These sort of single-use plastic bottles not only add strain to landfill resources, they also endanger the planet, threatening biodiversity and wildlife. If that isn’t enough, the price you’ll pay for the water you buy […]
The Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund is offering businesses the chance to get involved with the national initiative to reduce emissions and clean up our environmental act. It is a carbon credit scheme which is intended to motivate businesses into taking action, rather than punishing them. What is a carbon credit scheme? Carbon crediting is an […]
With the sun coming out across the country, once again it’s time to whip out that sunscreen. Today we’ll try to answer some of your burning questions about the impact of UV rays and explain the differences between UVA vs UVB. What is the difference between UVA vs UVB? There are a few key differences according to […]
In one of the first wide-reaching bans of its kind, a new agreement among European Union countries aims to decrease the use of plastic bags across 28 countries.
If you’re an environmentalist, chances are you’ve already given lots of thought to your carbon footprint. This term centres on reducing the amount of carbon that’s released into the atmosphere as a result of your personal choices and consumer decisions. However, have you ever thought about your water footprint? The concept of a water footprint isn’t […]
A recent study found that by adopting healthier diets, we not only improve our health, we reduce our impact on the planet.
Would your community allow you to walk to get your groceries? An American nonprofit is challenging its followers to do just that.