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The Sustainability Inequality

  Although this topic was quickly glossed over near the end of our class in day 1 (July 21), I was intrigued by the dichotomy of sustainability between the rich and poor. Prior to any research  conducted, I’ve always had

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Important facts about the Circular Economy

As population continues to grow and resources become scarce, the current “take make dispose” system is not sustainable anymore. As a result, concepts such as Circular Economy are becoming more popular.  Companies that are looking to continue to be profitable in

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Waste management – Biffa proves it’s not simply a load of rubbish!

While considering the business case for sustainable development, I find the story of UK-based waste services company, Biffa, particularly interesting. Biffa began its life as a road haulage company before acquiring a landfill site and moving in to waste management.

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Softness Equals Ecological Destruction

The softness of the delicate American buttock is causing more environmental devastation than the country’s love of gas-guzzling cars. According to campaigners  extra-soft toilet paper is more  destructive to the environment than gas-guzzling cars. As a result of the US

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