RETRO GREENCO: 10 tips for a sustainable living in 2023 (2)

What does ‘being sustainable’ mean? The concept is full of meanings, but its essence is unique: living with balance so that the environment is less harmed. If everyone has this kind of awareness, shall have the perfect splendid year of 2023 in every way.


Thus, you are going to read next the best posts on sustainability published in this blog over more than three years. And guess what? From now on, you shall get to know much better about SUSTAINABILITY.

1 - Plogging: a way to join physical activities to ecological practices!

Plogging is an activity you can practice while jogging, on the trail, at the beach, park, forest, etc. Pick up any litter you see along your route and keep your community beautiful! Join this movement!

2 - The ecological child: since early age, respecting and protecting nature!

The ecological child is connected to nature ever since birth. This new generation naturally inherits the responsibility of looking after Earth! We need them to a better future for all of us! 

3 - Metal recycling is vital to environment!

After being discarded, metals release hazardous gases to health and to the environment. The way out of this problem that has become chronic is the recycling of metals, which is expensive, but vital for sustainability. 

4 - Circular economy: a system that can save the Earth!

In circular economy systems, every product may be reused,  refurbished, remanufactured or recycling in order to create a closed-loop system. In other words, the product's life is eternal! Earth can be saved! Good for us! 

5 - Plastic materials should be all banned! Agree?

Plastic represents one of the biggest waste challenges for cities nowadays and in the future. Furthermore, every single minute, the equivalent of a truck full of plastic waste is dumped in the streets, rivers, streams, lakes, and worse: in the oceans! What if plastic materials were banned? 

6 - Sponge City: no flood there! Nature takes care of!

Every single year, mostly in rainy seasons, some big cities suffer due to floods. Fortunately, the sponge city concept has become a great solution to avoid floods and other natural impacts. Poor people are the most beneficiated! See how the sponge city concept works!

7 - Electronic fabric is about to arrive! Fashion market is excited!

So far, there were only thermal clothing, made with fabric that increases porosity in response to sweat or increased body temperature. It lacked a fabric that could alternate both porosity and infrared transparency in response to environmental conditions! Voilá! It has been just invented!

8 - The backpack is for all ages! Enjoy backpacking?

The backpack is actually a tremendous "come in handy" for those who travel, who go to work, or who go to school! Before backpacking, be aware of cool tips that every conscious backpacker should know!

9 - Do you know how long specific trash takes to decompose?

Discarding products made of paper, plastic, metal, glass, or even food is more dangerous than you might think! The period of decomposition of each, after discarded, will determine how much they will pollute the environment and, of course, harm your health. There are solutions to prevent more damage!

10 - Domestic composting: reusing the waste with intelligence

Domestic composting is a natural way to recycle organic material such as kitchen scraps or garden waste. Want to practice composting at home? Learn what you need to do in order to get started!

By Marco Veado - THINK GREEN