• 2017 Earth Overshoot Day is today

    By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than forests can sequester.     Earth Overshoot Day (EOD), previously known as […]


    Updated: 02 August, 2017

  • The best way to reduce your carbon footprint…

    Recycling and using public transit are all fine and good if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, but to truly make a difference you should have fewer children. That’s the conclusion of a new study in which researchers looked at 39 peer-reviewed papers, government reports, and web-based programs that assess how an individual’s lifestyle […]


    Updated: 11 July, 2017

  • Finally Nespresso Launches a Recycling Program also in the Middle East

    Thanks to this new recycling program, Nespresso Club Members and consumers will be able to easily return their used Nespresso capsules for recycling in dedicated collection points through the network of Nespresso Boutiques across the UAE. In addition, Nespresso will offer the innovative service “Recycling at Home”, a pick-up service that conveniently collects used capsules […]


    Updated: 28 September, 2013

  • Dubai launches first clean energy project

    DUBAI // The emirate’s first clean energy project has been launched, using methane gas from a waste landfill site in Al Qusais to produce electricity and reduce the country’s carbon footprint.   The project, between Green Energy Solutions and Sustainability (Gess) and Dubai Municipality, will pave the way for reducing the country’s CO² emissions and […]


    Updated: 13 August, 2013

  • Hotel Chains Standardize Carbon Accounting

    Everybody travels and everybody stays at hotels one time or another but travelling comes with a steep carbon as well as water footprint. For example, every day you stay at a hotel, you might burn enough fossil fuels to release more than 33 pounds of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The good news is that […]


    Updated: 06 September, 2011