Consumerism

GREEN MEANS GO… FASTER!

Consumers are often told that we need to start making environmentally friendly choices and adopt a more sustainable lifestyle to save the planet. But saving the planet is a two-way street. Businesses and corporations also need to minimize their environmental footprints and make their products more sustainable for consumers to […]

Slow Fashion at the Speed of Light

In my second year of university, I watched a documentary called The True Cost in a lecture and it brought me to tears. This film was all about the social and environmental harms caused by the fast fashion industry, and watching it was both an eye-opening and heart-breaking realization for […]

6 Eco-Tips to Make Your Kitchen Environment-Friendly in the Digital Age

There are many ways you can go about living a more sustainable lifestyle. Around the world, we’re seeing companies making commitments to lower their carbon footprint. On the other hands, more homes are switching to solar power (just like we previously discussed on Alternatives Journal). While these steps certainly go a […]

They Talk the Talk, But Are Big Brands Doing Enough To Make Fashion Circular?

The fashion industry is broken. Of course, you won’t notice this walking around the shops, but behind the scenes at a production level the resources needed to make your clothes are rapidly approaching their limit. With circular fashion touted as the savior of this phenomenally wasteful industry, hundreds of the […]

Small Steps to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Can be One Giant Leap for Mankind by

Small Steps to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Can be One Giant Leap for Mankind

Whether we like it or not, our daily activities increase our carbon footprint. A carbon footprint is the measure of greenhouse gas emissions (including carbon) that a person emits from their daily activities. It is important to know your carbon footprint and take responsibility for the emissions that you are […]