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IMPACTS OF EVERYDAY LIFE

FOOTPRINTS

IMPACTS OF EVERYDAY LIFE

 

FOOTPRINTS – Everything we do has an impact or ‘footprint” on the environment. These articles address the environmental impact (or FOOTPRINT) of some of our normal, everyday lives – including buying and laundering clothes, our digital world, food production and consumption, water use and more. Some of the numbers are astounding but we cannot address what we do not know.

The articles address consumer choices but also stress the need for systemic change in terms of how goods and services are produced and regulated.

OUR DIGITAL WORLD IS NOT SO CLEAN

OUR DIGITAL WORLD IS NOT SO CLEAN

OUR DIGITAL WORLD IS NOT SO CLEANAllan Maynard, MSc. – October 2021 A 4 MINUTE READ -- The internet and associated technologies have taken over our lives with an ecological impact that is impossible to ignore.This is the next article in the series – “FOOTPRINTS – By the numbers” - addressing the environmental impact (or FOOTPRINT) of some of our normal, everyday lives. When I...

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THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S DIRTY SECRET

THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S DIRTY SECRET

FOOTPRINTS – By the numbers. The next few articles I will address the environmental impact (or FOOTPRINT) of some of our normal, everyday lives – buying and laundering clothes, our digital world, food production and consumption, and water use. Some of the numbers are astounding but we cannot address what we do not know. I’ll start with the fashion industry. THE FASHION...

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