pollution

Why People Make the Switch to Reusable Cups

Why People Make the Switch to Reusable Cups

People are more likely to use reusable coffee cups if they see others doing it, or if cafe owners charge extra for throwaway coffee cups, our research has found. Our study also found people would be more likely to properly dispose of compostable cups if councils provided dedicated organic waste…

Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator

Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator

Last month, JetBlue announced plans to become carbon neutral on all domestic flights in 2020 and offset up to 17 billion pounds (7,711,070 tonnes) of carbon emissions. And on the consumer level, airlines like United have long offered carbon offset options for environmentally-conscious travellers—but how exactly do carbon offsets even…

Is It Legal To Skip Work To Avoid Bushfire Smoke?

Is It Legal To Skip Work To Avoid Bushfire Smoke?

Australians across the eastern states have been choking their way through some of the worst air pollution on record. If you regularly commute to the city, this obviously isn’t great for your lungs. But is it legal to refuse to come into work due to health concerns? Let’s take a…