Vegan diets, once considered extreme, are becoming more mainstream, but the jury is out on health benefits, says Sharon Ní Chonchuir.
As a vegan, you’re probably well versed in scrutinising food labels for animal ingredients, but what about alcoholic drinks labels? Many animal ingredients that are used in the actual product (e.g. dairy, honey, cochineal) aren’t listed, neither are the animal products used in the production. […]
New-builds Construction of new buildings has a significant impact on our environment. Obvious impacts include the use of land, materials and energy; leading to increased greenhouse gas emissions and production of other waste products. In Victoria, new-builds are now required to perform to a 6 star […]
New research explores the environmental value of reusing buildings rather than demolishing them to replace with new construction. Source: The Environmental Value of Building Reuse – Preservation Leadership Forum http://www.preservationnation.org/information-center/sustainable-communities/green-lab/valuing-building-reuse.html