Here is a collection of this weeks some of the best blogs found on the internet about sustainability, green living, green issues, and current global issues.
The potential for consumers to affect sustainability outcomes is on the rise. Thanks to the ever-increasing amount of information on the affects of products in a supply chain, the power of the consumer seems to be growing.
However, whether they actually use that information to make better decisions with their wallets is the million-dollar question that continues to vex the sustainability community.
We humans are pretty open to sharing personal information: articles we just read, photos of our dinners, products we love or hate. Yet when it comes to our salaries, most people are too squeamish to divulge the number – even to a family member.
Taking a cue from recruiting platforms such as Glassdoor and Payscale, which publish salaries based on employees’ reviews, some small businesses are finding that making everyone’s paycheck public can eliminate other problems that arise with secrecy.
Some oil & gas drilling wastewater is being used to grow almonds and pistachios in California : TreeHugger
The drought that has been afflicting California for a few years has been the worst in over a thousand years, according to scientists, killing over 12 million trees and pushing authorities to impose mandatory water usage cuts. Sometimes desperate times call for desperate measures, but can we go too far?