GBox Sustainability Prize Entry: An unexpected day at the green circle

This winning entry is written by Naba Batool from the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore. Naba has won GBox Sustainability Prize under Sustainable Writing Competition arranged in colloboration with EPS Times at GC University Lahore. A warm sunny day, it was. Shayan got up early in the morning. After brushing his teeth, heContinue reading “GBox Sustainability Prize Entry: An unexpected day at the green circle”

The surprising solution to ocean plastic

Can we solve the problem of ocean plastic pollution and end extreme poverty at the same time? That’s the ambitious goal of The Plastic Bank: a worldwide chain of stores where everything from school tuition to cooking fuel and more is available for purchase in exchange for plastic garbage — which is then sorted, shreddedContinue reading “The surprising solution to ocean plastic”

#Voice: 8 ways to cut waste from our lives by Amna Haq

#Voice is GBox’s community content platform. This article has been written by a young environmentalist, Amna Haq. Amna is a third year BSc Environmental Sciences student at Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She wishes to bring about the environmental steward in herself and at least one more person during her graduate studies. More power to suchContinue reading “#Voice: 8 ways to cut waste from our lives by Amna Haq”

It might get too hot for a PIZZA!

Source: The Climate Reality Project BREAKING: Climate Change is Coming for Your Pizza Don’t say we didn’t warn you. But now that you know, here’s how you can fight back. An awful lot of internet ink has been spilled cataloging the climate crisis’ impact on many of the foods and drinks we love most, fromContinue reading “It might get too hot for a PIZZA!”

Investing in a cleaner way to feed a hungry world

  A blog post by: Richard Branson, English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. There are many issues that impact upon climate change, but few as negatively as livestock. It’s estimated that livestock produces 18 per cent of all “man-made” greenhouse gas emissions – making it a bigger contributor to global warming and environmental degradation than allContinue reading “Investing in a cleaner way to feed a hungry world”

7 Habits of Sustainable Eaters!

“Is it sustainable?” It’s an increasingly important question to ask when it comes to what to eat. The United Nations Food & Agriculture Organisation (UN FAO) defines sustainable diets as: “Those diets with low environmental impacts which contribute to food and nutrition security and to healthy life for present and future generations. Sustainable diets are protectiveContinue reading “7 Habits of Sustainable Eaters!”