Greenwashing

Sustainability is about something you can keep doing. The onus is not just on you as an individual or a family.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

So many people recycle, and in some ways get it wrong. Simple things like putting the wrong type of plastic into the recycling. Or leaving the lids on bottles (two different plastics and a lot of places don’t recycle the lids). Soft plastics like polystyrene cannot be recycled.

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How deep is too deep…

Sexual innuendos aside when taking on the Avocado Problem we have been caught short on a lot of things we take for granted. Tea and coffee being the big ones. We drink Barry’s Tea, which is blended here in Cork City, and I also drink a brand of Italian coffee. However they don’t grow the […]

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“Yeah, but it’s tradition!”

Tradition is a bane here. Not changing something because traditionally it’s done that way is the speed bump in the way of Ireland’s progression.

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The Avocado Problem

A thought exercise one evening led to the more detailed discussion of sustainability. We found that just deciding to have electric cars and eating less meat wouldn’t improve the climate.

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