Basic zero waste tips

September 27, 2019 08:23 am

According to the Zero Waste International Alliance, zero-waste can be defined as β€œthe conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning and with no discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health.”

PORTO VELHO, BRAZIL, Aug 28: Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern Tuesday among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems β€” particularly among children and the elderly β€” have increased as fires in the region rage.

The World Health Organization has released a list of the biggest threats to global health in 2019 and, perhaps unsurprisingly, air pollution and climate change top the list.