10 Facts you NEED to know about Climate Change

Here are 10 facts you need to know about climate change: Since 1870, global sea levels have risen by about 8 inches (approx. 20 centimeters). Global warming puts reefs at great danger. With the rising water temperature, coral reefs won’t be able to adapt quickly and will result in bleaching and disease within the coral. This […]

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Solar Achievements Around the World!

Written by Katherine O’Chee Renewable energy is one of the planet’s most hopeful solutions to curbing our excessive use of a finite, environmentally detrimental reserve of carbon-based fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and natural gas. Not only are solar, wind and hydro-generated sources of energy abundant and sustainable (they are, after all, fuelled by nature), but they will also […]

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This Cardboard-based House is 100% Recyclable And Can Be Built in One Day!

What if you could assemble your house in just one day? Dutch design studio Fiction Factory is now offering a microhome, dubbed ‘Wikkelhouse’, made from layered cardboard that they say will last up to 100 years. The materials used to make the Wikkelhouse is 100% recyclable, and almost 3 times as eco-friendly as traditional housing. Wikkelhouse was […]

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Cash for Cans Scheme

Commencing July next year, New South Wales will undertake the Cash for Cans scheme. By returning bottles to collection points, people will be able to earn 10 cents for each of their empty bottles. The Baird government announced that the Cash for Cans scheme contributes to its plan to reduce litter by 40% by 2020. “160 million drink […]

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Environmental Stories of the Week

14 August 2015 Haven’t been keeping up with recent environmental news? ASAP brings you a round-up of some of the good, the bad and the hopeful that’s been happening in the international and Australian community this week. THE GOOD 13 August: 21 young people from around America file sue the US government for violating constitutional rights by contributing […]

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