The two words “microplastics” and “sustainability” in this headline are nowadays used by everyone nearly every day. But what do these two words really mean for us and what is the connection between these “words” in relation to our own life?
When was the last time you had a meal outside home? As the trend of eating outside home continues to grow, the role of food service sector in encouraging environmentally friendly behavior in their customers is more significant than ever. In fact, some restaurants actively guide their customers to making more environmentally sustainable choices. Often …
Kulutamme energiaa kaikissa arjen toiminnoissamme: kun pesemme pyykkiä, käymme suihkussa, teemme ruokaa, lämmitämme kotia tai kuljemme töihin. Toistaiseksi ”kestävyys” energiankäytössä on viitannut ennen kaikkea energiatehokkuuteen ja teknologisiin ratkaisuihin, joilla kulutuksemme on voinut jatkua entiseen tapaansa.
Sustainability of cities can be measured in multiple ways, and recently, the limelight has been claimed by environmental sustainability, in particular the role of cities in the forefront of climate change actions. However, the definition of sustainability encompasses also economic, social, and sometimes also cultural aspects, and the role cities play in the two latter roles has been less actively discussed.
Welcome to the blog that was created as a result of cooperation between HELSUS, ECGS and Resilience! The role of sustainability science is growing in our society. What viewpoints do we need to consider in the transition towards a more sustainable society? The answers to complex questions are not always simple – therefore, we want to encourage honest discussion on sustainability issues, backed by facts and interdisciplinary sustainability research.