In less than a decade, Surabaya city, the second largest city of Indonesia, has transformed the way it manages its waste and has won laurels and awards on international platforms for its commendable performance. The city has...
The concept of Industrial Symbiosis brings new way of waste management among industries which suggests, the wastes or by-products of one company become the raw material for another. Due to rapid industrialization waste generation has...
The LEIS (Lima Ecological Infrastructure Strategy)is a series of multifunctional green open spaces. Recognizing the multiple values of ecosystem services, this approach seeks to make use of vegetation to purify urban wastewater, recycle nutrients, protect groundwater from...
Football and sustainability do not go hand in hand as the maintenance of a football field requires tonnes of water, raw material and energy. But Forest Green Rovers (FGR) Club has changed this view by creating an...
Representative Image The Dutch Delta project is a successful example of the flood protection structures ever made in the history of any country which involves constructing 13 dams, including barriers, sluices, locks, dikes...
Book: Arrival City Author: Doug Saunders Publishers: Random House, London Pages: 356 Price: £18.99 What will be remembered about the 21st century, more than anything else, is the great, and final,...
Scientists say the larva of the common insect Galleria mellonella or greater wax moth has been found to break down the chemical bonds of polyethylene which is highly resistant to breaking at high speeds. The accidental discovery...
Representative Image In March this year, the New York based Sustainable Development Solutions Network released the World Happiness Report 2017. The report was launched at the United Nations on International Day of Happiness. The report ranked...
Book: The Second Machine Age: Work, progress and prosperity in a time of brilliant technologies Author: Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee The Book is a fascinating tour of the world of technology and...
As the number of city dwellers spiral, the eternal struggle to balance growth and quality of life is becoming bigger by the day. The basic problems, barring specific geographical and political conditions of individual cities, are almost...