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THE CLIMATE ISSUE JUNE 2021 | ISSUE 5

DIGITAL MAGAZINE

PANDA PACKAGING: LOYALTY SCHEME FOR REUSABLE CUPS

Q&A WITH ECO CONSCIOUS ACCOUNTS

CLIMATE JUSTICE: FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET BEST AIR-PURIFYING INDOOR PLANTS

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IN THIS ISSUE

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EDITOR'S NOTE I proudly present the fifth issue of The Climate Issue!

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By way of introduction, my name is Sophia-Harri and for the past 5 years I have been writing about the impacts of climate change and opportunities for climate action. From writing for my own blog, a conservation NGO and the UNICEF Youth platform, I am eager to share my views on environmental issues. Greta Thunberg once told us to panic as though our house is on fire and I really liked that analogy. Throughout our lives we are always told not to panic and stay calm in stressful situations; the truth is that there is nothing calm about climate change. Greta is of course right, we should respond to climate change with drive and urgency. After all, our planet is in flames. I believe addressing the climate issue is something every single person has to get on board with. Climate action is not targeted at the rich, the poor, adults, those who like nature, or have a "geography degree". There are no borders or barriers...it is a mutual issue. I stand by the fact that we can somewhat decrease global carbon emissions with multi-lateral cooperation, but also manage the effects through both adaptation and mitigation. The transition to an eco-friendly lifestyle is so simple and effective and is something I want to emphasise in this magazine. This issue features climate justice; without racial or social justice, there is essentially no climate justice. This is a significant issue around climate change and climate action journey. You will find regular features such as eco top tips and swaps which encapsulate how easy it is to become eco friendly at home. I want my readers to learn something when they finish reading each issue and endeavour to try something new as a result.  I really hope you enjoy reading this issue with optimism and inspiration in mind. Please stay safe!

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By Tania Roa Climate change is already here. Severe weather-related events such as more frequent hurricanes, intense droughts, longer wildfire seasons, and devastating floods are evidence of this statement. However, not all people are experiencing the consequences of the climate crisis equally. All too often, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) are on the frontlines. Due to systemic injustices, these communities usually lack essential resources to prepare or respond to climate-related events, and outside help is not guaranteed.

Even though BIPOC have experienced enormous injustices, they have not remained victims of their circumstances. For decades, these groups have spoken up for their health and the health of the planet. They continue to demonstrate the importance of seeing ourselves as part of nature, not apart from it. However, communities of color cannot mitigate the effects of climate change by themselves. The movement to rebuild a world that respects our planet is one we all can, and must, join. And when we amplify their voices, we help them create urgent, everlasting change. B- Black Americans Polluting industries, including oil and gas, are more likely to establish facilities near Black neighborhoods because of their lack of political power. Living near toxic chemicals leads to a myriad of health problems such as asthma and cancer.

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Climate justice: For people and planet

BIPOC communities are said to experience climate change “first and worst,” making this global emergency an environmental and social justice issue. The destruction of natural resources devastates local communities as the resources they rely on for survival become ashes. The violence imposed on our planet is so intertwined with violence towards people- so much so that addressing one without recognizing the other would be a grave mistake.


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These disparities are a matter of public health. During COVID19, respiratory conditions put Black Americans at a higher risk for experiencing fatal symptoms, and their lack of quality health care only exacerbated the problem. Nonetheless, amidst overwhelming heartbreak, Black communities continue to stand up for their rights to a clean environment. The father of environmental justice, Dr. Robert Bullard, is only one example of the many activists who have transformed the environmental movement. I- Indigenous Peoples Indigenous communities practice centuries-old traditions that honor nature. Their livelihoods intertwine with the land, water, and other species. Climate change poses a threat to their lifestyles as natural systems become disrupted, extinction rates increase, and landscapes drastically change.

To confront the climate crisis, we must first remember its root cause: human activities; more specifically, wasteful activities carried out by privileged groups. Excessive drilling for fossil fuels and the addictive culture of overconsumption combined to form narrow-minded systems. While a few people continue to benefit from these systems, the well-being of most people, other species, and the planet stay threatened. Now that more governmental bodies are developing policies related to climate change, our job is to ensure that every community has a role in the decision-making process. When rebuilding our world, we cannot utilize the same mindset that led to the climate crisis in the first place. Either we move forward together, or we all remain standing still- under this pile of pollution. The choice is ours. What we do today determines the future we will experience tomorrow. Without racial or social justice, there is no climate justice.

Thankfully, Indigenous wisdom holds the answers to restoring Earth’s ecosystems. When granted protections and sovereignty, they can effectively manage their lands using their sacred methods. By collaborating with Native peoples, we can all be on the path towards global restoration. When we all work together, we develop win-win situations. POC- People of Colour

To address gaping inequalities that will only grow bigger if unaddressed, we need climate justice. Climate justice is the recognition of the immorality interconnected with climate change. The climate crisis, racial injustices, gender inequality, wage gaps, and more are all connected. Acknowledging the intersectionality of the epidemics of our time leads to powerful collaborations. Through this holistic lens, we can work together to build solutions that work for everyone. When we address one of these issues, we address all of them.

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Other historically marginalized communities, including Latinx immigrants in the United States, live in low tree canopy areas. Urban trees provide a natural cooling system, filter air pollutants, and create wildlife habitat- altogether beautifying the city. Nature should be accessible to everyone, not only to the wealthy or privileged. Withholding the benefits trees, clean water, and clean air provide to low-income communities denies them the right to a healthy environment. People of Colour have championed the environmental justice movement since the beginning. The unfair circumstances forced upon them have become a breeding ground for invaluable insight.


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ECO TOP TIPS

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+ ECO SWAPS


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Best indoor plants THEY CAN SURVIVE ALMOST ANYTHING, PROMISE.

SNAKE PLANT

(Dracaena trifasciata)

Indirect sunlight

Air purifying

Monthly- when soil is dry

It is one of the most popular houseplants. They will thrive in either very bright light or almost dark corners of the house. They generally grow slowly in indoor light but a few hours of direct morning sun will boost their growth. They are known to boost your health and well-being. Believe it or not, NASA identified this plant as air purifying, while many studies have demonstrated it's ability to remove formaldehyde and benzene from the air.

Low maintenance

(Chlorophytum comosumt)

Bright/indirect sunlight

Warm temperatures

Every 2 weeks

Low maintenance

These plants need bright light, but no direct sun, so they're perfect to put in a room with big windows. Just keep it away from the windowsill. Spider plants are perfect for hanging from the ceiling! They need watering once the soil gets dry- presumably every 2 weeks (but dependent on soil moisture). like snake plants, they are air purifying!

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SPIDER PLANT


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REUSABLE BOTTLE VS PLASTIC BOTTLE

Bright/indirect sunlight

13 and 27°C

Every 2-3 weeks

ECO SWAPS

The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the gel from their leaves can be used to relieve pain and inflammation from scrapes and burns when applied topically, as well as treat acne and other skin conditions.

JADE PLANT

(Crassula ovata)

Bright/sunlight

10-18°C

when topsoil is dry

Many people enjoy growing jade plants in their homes and offices as they are considered to be symbols of good luck. Never let a jade plant dry out completely. But also, do not water a jade plant too often, as this can cause root rot. Don’t water your jade plant on a schedule, instead, water when the top of soil is just dry to the touch. If your jade plant is losing leaves or has leaf spots, this is most commonly caused by too little water.

For convenience, many people depend on disposable plastic water bottles. In fact, 1,500 disposable water bottles are consumed every second! We are now faced with the truth that these plastic bottles are a hazard to our oceans, land and health. People aren't recycling water bottles properly, and as a result, they're piling up at landfills. A reusable water bottle is part of the solution towards a greener world. Did you know that if one person switches to a reusable water bottle, over 200 plastic bottles will be saved from going to landfill?

TEA STRAINERS VS TEA BAGS We all love tea, but would we love tea as much if we knew that most tea bags contain plastic? A plastic polymer, named polypropylene is added to tea bags so it can withstand boiling water. Even though the amounts of plastic found in tea bags is minimal and varies between manufacturers, it adds up when you look at the bigger picture. Due to the plastic content, conventional tea bags cannot completely decompose; this makes them a bad option for the environment. You can switch to the loose leaf tea to minimise pollution and enhance flavours. You can prepare your loose leaf tea easily by using a stainless steel strainer.

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Q&A WITH ECO CONSCIOUS

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ACCOUNTS


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Q&A WITH ECO CONSCIOUS ACCOUNTS

with Eco-conscious accounts

I interviewed (virtually of course) 4 inspiring eco-conscious instagram accounts from around the world. They range from personal blogs to eco brands. I have been following these accounts for several months and although they are each unique in their own ways, they all share one common theme...continued determination to educate their followers about sustainability and climate change, as well as amplify eco friendly habits.

BANE SINGH @AUTHOR_BANE_GREENPROTAG ONIST

EKA ECO-FRIENDLY

I wanted to dig deeper and learn more about their missions/objectives, how they believe the climate crisis can be addressed, which sustainable habits they recommend and ways to achieve climate justice.

OUR COMMON GLOBE @OURCOMMONGLOBE

Find out what they had to say as you flip through the next few pages... MODE VERDE @MODEVERDE

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@EKAECOFRIENDLY


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@EKAECOFRIENDLY

TELL US ABOUT EKA'S MISSION

Each year approximately eight million tonnes of plastic end up in our oceans and around 3.6 billion toothbrushes are sold around the globe each year, a lot of which end up in landfills because they are not biodegradable. EKA Eco-Friendly aims to make a difference in the fight against plastic waste by providing a sustainable alternative to the worst offending single use plastic item – the toothbrush.

WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENT OF A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE?

The most important element of a sustainable lifestyle is being waste conscious. At EKA we realised during lockdown 1.0 when everyone was at home for the first time how much plastic we were using daily. We started by making small changes to reduce this. We stopped buying bottled water and used a refillable filter instead. We looked for other products as well, such as refillable shower gels, shampoo bar. By making those small manageable changes, reduce, reuse and recycle are the most important elements of our sustainable lifestyle.

Eco-friendly products are more expensive than traditional products, at the moment because demand is lower, and they cost more to produce. However, in the last year since committing to our journey of a more sustainable lifestyle we realised that we now spend less money than when we were mindless consumers. For example, we use to spend a fortune on cases of bottled water, we now use a refillable filtered jug and that has eliminated that cost from our household budget. By making this small change and seeing the reduction in our plastic use we started searching for more products with less plastic packaging, such as refillable shower gels, dishwashing tablets, and shampoo bar. An increase in demand will reduce the price of an eco-friendly product. The simplest way to increase the demand for a product is to purchase it. By purchasing eco- friendly products, we are telling the manufacturer that there is a demand for it, over time this will lead to more sustainable products being produced which will reduce the cost of production and the price.

DO YOU THINK WE CAN SOLVE THE CLIMATE ISSUE BY CHANGING SOCIETAL HABITS?

Solving climate change issue is going to rely on, in one way or another, changing societal habits through human behaviour. Individual behaviour change when taken up by billions of people makes a significant difference. Solving the climate change issue will require finding innovative ways of engaging individuals, households, and communities. Social media can play a huge part in this; people now consume information through bite size videos and photographs. By engaging individuals and companies on platforms such as Instagram we can start the process of influencing patterns of production and consumption that are ingrained in routine ways of life.

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EKA ECO FRIENDLY

DO YOU THINK AN ECO-FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE IS EXPENSIVE? AND IF SO, HOW CAN IT BE MORE AFFORDABLE?


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MODE VERDE @MODEVERDE

TELL US ABOUT THE MODE VERDE COMMUNITY

Mode Verde stands for a green way of being. The community is full of supportive, innovative and thoughtful people who care about the future of our world. I've had the privilege of making thousands of connections, each with a story to tell about what lead them toward becoming environmentally conscious.

HOW CAN WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO DITCH THE FAST FASHION INDUSTRY?

Research and self-education. I'm a strong advocate of doing one's research on products to see what I'm getting. It's so easy to blindly make thepurchase of a seemingly eco-friendly product. There is a lot of greenwashing out there, so I think research is key to understanding what you are buying and why it's the better alternative. When we know better, we do better.

HOW CAN WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO DITCH THE FAST FASHION INDUSTRY?

It's simple - be content with what you have. Mix and match when you can. Purchase items of high quality that with last. Try thrift shopping. Take care of your clothes. The best advice I once received from my aunt, who works in the fashion industry, is to invest in timeless pieces that will never go out of fashion. This is a great way to look good without having to keep up with the latest trends.

I agree to a certain extent. The alternatives out there can be very expensive. However, to counteract this, I try to find products that will last. The benefits will outweigh the costs if we choose products wisely.

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BEING ECO FRIENDLY IS TOO EXPENSIVE”DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE?


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@OURCOMMON GLOBE

WHAT ARE “OUR COMMON GLOBE’S" OBJECTIVES? Our Common Globe aims to educate people on positive and important developments within the environmental field, particularly on climate change and environmental law – hence, environment, law, and education! The page is a reflection of my personal experiences and academic training. I studied environmental geoscience and international studies in undergraduate and then received my J.D. and LL.M. in global environmental law. I wanted to share my knowledge with others in a condensed way to help individuals understand scientific and legal issues that are often convoluted or misconstrued in the media. Our Common Globe first began as an idea I had in college. I developed a website to teach others about what they can do to be more sustainable and feel positive about all the amazing things that were happening around the world. During the fall of 2020 when we were all in lockdown from COVID-19, I transformed the website into an Instagram/social media page and that is the way it has been ever since.

HOW DO YOU THINK WE CAN ACHIEVE CLIMATE JUSTICE AROUND THE WORLD? Overall, we need to recognize that climate change is a global issue but those most at risk tend to be the marginalized, such as individuals living in developing countries. We are also witnessing a dramatic increase in climate displacement. While international law is making advancements in recognising the links between climate change and migration, there are still no legal protections for climate migrants.

WHAT DO YOU THINK THE MOST IMPORTANT SUSTAINABLE HABIT IS? Practically speaking, eating plant-based is a very impactful way to reduce your carbon footprint. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about what people can do to be sustainable. Many people associate sustainability with shutting off lights, but there are more effective changes people can implement to reduce their carbon footprint such as changing the lightbulbs to LEDs and switching to energy star appliances. Additionally, we can all take steps o educate ourselves to be more sustainable. One of my personal favorite books is Drawdown. As someone who also has a deep interest in marine conservation issues, reducing consumption of single-use plastic is also very important when realising how much plastic is in the ocean. However, coming from a legal perspective, we need to continue to hold companies and governments accountable if we want a more sustainable future.

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OUR COMMON GLOBE

Moving forward, cooperation at the international level is essential, and we are seeing that happen with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and subsequent treaties such as the Paris Agreement. Next, we need to decarbonize the global economy. There are plenty of blueprints and roadmaps that show us how we can do this. However, we need the political will to implement the policies, and this can be a challenge. Finally, and a very exciting topic for me, there is an increase in climate litigation spearheaded by youth advocates who are demanding that their governments do more on climate change to protect them from its harmful effects. These lawsuits are also happening in the Global North and South. Overall, climate justice will mean different things for different countries and individuals, but we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate climate change. Fortunately, we all have the power to take various steps to do so.


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Governments (federal, state, and local level) can also implement policies that incentivise individuals and companies to be more sustainable such as improving public transportation, incorporating urban farms, and selling local produce. I love the slogan “think globally, act locally” when reflecting on personal things I can do to be more sustainable. HOW IMPORTANT DO YOU THINK IT IS FOR CLIMATE EDUCATION TO BE COMPULSORY IN SCHOOLS?

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It is very important for climate education to be mandatory in schools! Future generations are the ones most at risk of not having a habitable planet and will bear the brunt of climate change. Children are very creative, so teaching them to care for the planet will help instill a deeper sense of personal responsibility and make sure that they take the right steps in their lives as they move forward. For example, a great children’s book on climate change is Ella Plant Plants A Tree. Additionally, New Jersey was actually the first U.S. state to require schools to teach climate change which is an incredible step in the right direction. At the university level, my undergraduate student government also advocated that climate courses be incorporated in the core curriculum program. Overall, we need to stop debating that these issues exist. Instead, we should have a robust conversation and debate the practical solutions and policies that can be implemented to get the world on the right track towards a sustainable future. Education is a great way to continue the discussion and propel change.


BANE SINGH @AUTHOR_BANE_GREENP ROTAGONIST

YOU ARE AN AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR. WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO WRITE ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT?

Before getting published my maiden book “Healing the Blue Planet- An Informed Consent “in 2012, I had already started to write about the environment in the local newspaper editions and composed several environmental reports. I was adjudged and accorded National Prize for writing in a massive pan India campaign Citizen Connect Initiative for writing most innovative, practicable and implementable ideas on Environmental Enhancement in 2009. One reaches global audience through writing a book if it is written by a competent person or some award-winning entity I felt massive vacuum in the domain of environmental awareness and raging global environmental issues, all these put together led me to writing a full- length book on the planet’s environmental issues and solutions thereof. Since 2012, I have penned four books and several research papers/reports/DPRs / compendiums etc. Environment is a constantly evolving fascinating science and therefore, warrants continuous reading and writing.

HOW DO YOU THINK WE CAN TACKLE THE CLIMATE ISSUE?

Climate Change is a creeping issue which has infected/impacted over 7 billion people of the planet in some or other form. It’s a much much bigger issue than the SARS-CoV-2 virus which has infected around 162 million around the globe! Atmospheric CO2 concentration has already breached psychological 420 PPM mark on April 3,2021 sounding alarming bells!

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Sincere political will and revision/upgradation of the NDCs (Nationally Determined Contributions) as enshrined in the Paris Accord is direly needed on the part of every country especially Global North. Present pledges are not sufficient and fast implementation on the ground level is paramount. No one has the magic wand to quickly avert the climate crisis however, the bad effects/impacts could be minimised through building resilience among the vulnerable population. Fortunately, we have adequate tools/approaches to combat the Climate related issues and adapting to the CC ( climate change) viz SLM (sustainable land management), IWRM ( Integrated water resources management), IFM (integrated fire management), PAM (protected area management ) and many more! GCF (Green Climate Fund) has garnered around $20 billion so far but that is not sufficient. Huge money to the tune of $ 1500 billion is needed for the developing countries for the “Just Transition” and CCA (climate change adaptation) . Green Technology need to be transferred without stings attached to. In addition to minimising GHGs (Green House Gases) we will have to quickly explore/fine tune and scale up CCS (carbon capture & storage) techniques simultaneously. WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK OUT OF THE FOUR YOU HAVE WRITTEN? WHAT IS THE KEY MESSAGE IN THIS BOOK?

Though I equally love all the four books written by me because the each one tends to convey powerful message(s) in its own way however, Resource Wars: Mapping Global Greed comes on the top because it’s a mature stage work after having gained profound insights and practical experience. Moreover, this is the book for those who immensely love the Planet/ Ecology/ Environment and Natural Resources. The book systematically and comprehensively delineates the mindless extraction and consumption of the “Natural Resources” which has tripled in the past 5 decades whereas population has only doubled.

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rd-winning author Awa


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China has been leading the global race for Natural Resources which has serious repercussion on the fragile planet’s ecology. Such extraction levels are neither desirable not sustainable. It also discusses the newer technologies and advancements for harnessing natural resources and their pros and cons. The intrinsic message of the book is to desist from mindless extraction & moderate our consumption patterns if we sincerely want to bring down the GAT (global average temperature), reduce huge build up of GHGs in atmosphere and build resilience to fight Climate Change.

WHICH COUNTRY AM I? Below are five facts about a country in the world. Can you guess which country it is?

I am home to the Red Square YOU HAVE STATED THAT MODERATING CONSUMPTION PATTERNS IS AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE. HOW DO YOU THINK THIS CAN BE ACHIEVED?

SEARCH 'BANE SINGH' ON ALL THREE PLATFORMS FOR MORE EXCITING CONTENT AND HOW TO PURCHASE BANE'S AWARD WINNING BOOKS.

I border 14 countries

I am the third largest oil-producer in the world

I have a population of approximately 144 million

My flag is white, blue and red

ANSWERS WILL BE REVEALED IN THE NEXT ISSUE!

ANSWER TO THE APRIL ISSUE IS GREECE

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The moment we moderate/recalibrate our consumption patterns and commence a “Minimalistic Lifestyle”, we will win half of the battle. Fast fashion is a killer! Many a family owns 2-3 fossil fuel driven cars/houses in metro cities. Much food is wasted. Mobile phones quickly changed, larger reliance upon heating/cooling appliances all this need to be avoided/minimised. Heavy consumption patterns aid and abet in elevating Climate Change related adverse effects. This equation needs to be understood. We need to identify our activities elevating out ‘Carbon Footprints’ and earnestly try to minimise them gradually if not at once! Living a ‘Sustainable Life’ and motivating others also are the key elements for protecting our planet. Sooner or later Nature too might slip into partial/complete shut down mode and that would be nightmarish!


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LAUNCHES LOYALTY SCHEME FOR REUSABLE COFFEE CUPS Eco-friendly bamboo packaging startup, Panda Packaging, have launched a brand new loyalty scheme to reduce single use takeaway cups. They have created a direct line of contact with customers, developing valuable business insights and reducing the environmental impact of single use plastic waste. The newly launched solution focuses on embedding loyalty schemes into reusable products, creating a contactless experience that captures customer insights surrounding purchasing habits, while providing real value to the user. The scheme uses a single-tap mobile login system, reducing sign up friction and allowing the user to engage in multiple ways, not just at Point Of Sale.

AUTOMATES DATA COLLECTION WHILE ERADICATING PLASTIC WASTE AND ALIGNING WITH THE GOVERNMENTS CLEAN GROWTH STRATEGY AND NET ZERO AMBITIONS.”

MALIHA RANA, DIRECTOR OF PANDA PACKAGING

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“OUR SOLUTION PUTS BUSINESSES AND CUSTOMERS AT EASE BY PROVIDING A SCHEME THAT


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The scheme, which is having a pilot run at Bare Brew in East London, is designed to encourage coffee drinkers to adopt reusable options on the go with a fun and engaging rewards, incentives and even free coffee!

How does the scheme work?

BARE BREW, EAST LONDON

The scheme is simple. Coffee lovers can buy a Panda Packaging reusable cup made from 100% ethically sourced bamboo from participating coffee shops and cafés. It costs just £1 so it can easily be added to the price of a hot drink! This special cup has inbuilt technology that connects to your smartphone. Tap the bottom of the cup to your phone and a form will appear. Then all you need to do is follow the instructions on the screen to create an account, register your details and choose your favourite coffee or other hot beverage in just a few seconds. The website will create your own customised loyalty card which you can use to collect points and earn yourself free cups of coffee. Each participating coffee shop and café will have a special Panda Packaging reader at the till so you can tap the bottom of your reusable bamboo cup and kickstart your loyalty scheme. Then simply order your drink and keep reusing your cup for every takeaway. When it’s time to receive your hard-earned reward, you’ll be notified via email. Take it to the coffee

Discover eco products on their website www.pandapackaging.co.uk

@PANDAPACKAGING

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shop or café you chose to set your reward with and enjoy!


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JACKFRUIT CHICK’N FAJITAS INGREDIENTS 1 tin young Jackfruit 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp Thai 7 Spice 2 tsp fajita mix ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp coconut palm sugar 1 tbsp tomato puree 2 tbsp tomato ketchup ½ cup of water Salt and pepper to season

Makes 4

METHOD Drain jackfruit and cut into bitesize chunks To a pan, add the olive oil and crushed garlic When the garlic is fragrant add in the jackfruit and coat with the oil Add all of the remaining ingredients and cook for 5-10 minutes on a medium heat. To make the sauce thicker, add some more water if needed. Serve with some vegan tortillas, vegan soured cream, guacamole and veg of your choice.

PREP TIME

Prep | 15 minutes

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Cook | 5-10 minutes


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LIMASSOL SALT LAKE, CYPRUS LARGEST INLAND BODY OF WATER ON THE ISLAND AND CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION’S MOST IMPORTANT WETLANDS. IT LIES SOUTH-WEST OF THE BUSTLING CITY OF LIMASSOL AND MEASURES 10.65 KM2.

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The Climate Issue | Issue 5 June 2021  

This issue features climate justice; without racial or social justice, there is essentially no climate justice. This is a significant issue...

The Climate Issue | Issue 5 June 2021  

This issue features climate justice; without racial or social justice, there is essentially no climate justice. This is a significant issue...

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