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#CircularTuesday: A look at the beauty industry through the lens of circular economy

Hello readers, Welcome to #CircularTuesday on CleanbuildVoices! Single-use products which are often thrown away after outliving their purpose are a serious problem for all industries, not excluding the beauty industry. In this edition, we are strolling into the glamorous world of the beauty industry to see how the circular economy

by Adenike Abati
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Osman
Saving the Planet

#ClimateStory4Kids: Osman and the land of the desperate ones

Hey readers. Welcome to #ClimateStory4Kids, on today’s series, we will be bringing you a climate change story based on the drought crisis in Kenya. Drought has been a major climate change menace, drying up crops, water sources and killing animals. Sadly, many smallholders in remote communities in Kenya have lost

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#FactFriday: Eggshells and the scramble for climate change solutions

Hello readers. Welcome to #FactFriday on CleanbuildVoices! Did you know that eggshells could help combat climate change? Many people regard eggs as one of the healthiest foods you can eat, especially children. We can go on and on about all the nutritional values of eggs; they are rich, healthy, yummy, and so forth.

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environmental justice
Advocacy

Environmental justice in Africa: A reality or fallacy?

Africa's environment has deteriorated as a result of climate change over the years. Droughts and floods on a regular basis, an increase in landfills, oil spillage, air pollution, and water poisoning are just a few of Africa's environmental problems. The reality is that these problems, which have long been a

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Stressed out by climate problems? Check out these tips for overcoming eco-anxiety

Few things in life are as depressing as reading about stories of human lives and properties lost to floods, hurricanes, tropical storms, and other natural disasters. Yet, that emotion is nothing compared to what survival of such occurrences feel; the despair, pain, and hopelessness of searching for loved ones in

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Saving the Planet

Beyond COP26: 20 climate change words you should know

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet," said Romeo's Juliet. The quote suggests that names in themselves do not hold worth nor meaning, and they simply act as labels to distinguish one thing or person from another. In William Shakespeare's

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climate change
Health

The impact of climate change on mental health

Climate change is no longer an impending threat, but a destructive reality with dreadful future outcomes. Discussions on how climate change affects human physical health abound, not much is said about mental health. The population segment affected by climate change includes children, elderly people, chronically ill people, persons with disabilities,

Bodo village
Saving the Planet

#ClimateStory4Kids: The Cursed Stream of Bodo Village

As sad as it is to hear, children are among the most vulnerable to climate change. Yet, many children go on their merry way with no idea that their future is being threatened by changing climate. Even worse, some are currently suffering from what their young minds cannot understand. In

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Saving the Planet

5 haunting poems that’ll make you believe in climate change

In politics, the media, education, and almost every other field of human pursuit, climate change has become a central issue. Far beyond an environmental threat, climate change is a human crisis. Addressing this global emergency requires an all-hands-on-deck approach. As activists advocate, writers write, and poets also compose touching, poignant

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#ClimateJusticeThursday: You have a right to a clean & healthy environment!

Hello readers, Welcome to #ClimateJusticeThursday on CleanbuildVoices! Many people still remember the COVID days of enforced lockdowns and quarantines. Adults got antsy over being cooped indoors all day for weeks; remote work became the new corporate mantra for organizations across the globe, and going for outings became risky. Over one

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