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Brisbane City Council to ban plastic straws

Brisbane City Council has committed to banning plastic straws, single-use plastic bottles and helium balloons less than two weeks after they ruled out implementing a ban. Globally there is a movement to ban the use of “single-use plastic drinking straws” with many cities and communities currently debating the implementation of ...
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Our South Pacific Backyard

Recently, I attended the “Pacific Islands Climate Relocation? Where do we go?” forum held in Brisbane. The general theme of the forum was in regard to the effects on South Pacific nations of Climate Change and its effects on “Human Migration”. The speakers all spoke about the impact not only ...
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Indonesian renewable Energy Forum 2018

Following on from his recent attendance at the Indonesian Renewable Energy Forum in Jakarta, ATsolve’s Business Development Manager, Sam Ndoyo, visited Sepa Island. The island is part of the “Thousand Island” group which features tropical islands and pristine waters. Sam’s enthusiasm for sustainability was featured in his restatement of the ...
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Creating healthy work environments

Recently, Queensland-based innovative electronic product company, Inseries Electronics was asked to advise on a workplace health and safety risk in a major high rise commercial/residential building on the Gold Coast. The buildings “Refuse Room” had an ongoing history of air quality issues and a number of items had been used in ...
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‘Sustainability’ has a new and more troubling meaning for the global business elite

Recently, I read a challenging article by Paul Colgan for Businessinsider.com.au (Jan 29 2018) – entitled: ‘Sustainability’ has a new and more troubling meaning for the global business elite. The article related to the recent “World Economic Forum annual meeting” in Davos, Switzerland and deals with the talking points around ...
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Farming systems and how to optimise the use of water resources

Globally, the availability of adequate supplies of fresh water has been recognised as a major impediment to growth in agricultural industries. In Indonesia, production of rice is a major user of water. Without adequate supplies, production is limited. The challenge in many regions is to effectively manage the use of ...
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The lazy person’s guide to saving the world

End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. Whoa. The Sustainable Development Goals are important, world-changing objectives that will require cooperation among governments, international organizations and world leaders. It seems impossible that the average person can make an impact. Should you just give up? No! Change starts with you. Seriously. Every ...
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Innovative energy saving electronic products

There has been much talk since the beginning of 2018 about the perception of the effects of Climate Change, particularly in regard to storms and other natural disasters. It is therefore opportune to note that Inseries Electronics P/L (a member of the Finding Other Solutions Consortium) in Australia has released ...
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Choosing the best international domain structure

That's it, you've decided to go global with your website, reach foreign audiences, penetrate new markets. You have translated and even localised the content of your website and are ready to conquer new digital audiences. But there it comes, the complex question: which international domain structure should I pick? When it comes ...
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Emergence of Sustainability Principles

With the emergence of sustainability, there has been an increase in the understanding that people arethe main factor of achieving benefits through the incorporation of Sustainable Principles. The balance between people and the environment that they live and work in is more and more important. It has become essential when considering ...
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