Category: Sustainability

Suez Canal

Suez Canal: A Bluedot Environmental Perspective

Since Tuesday, a Japanese-owned 200,000-ton cargo vessel has been lodged sideways in the Suez Canal in northern Egypt, creating a queue of over 150 cargo ships and halting over $10 billion in global trade sales.

Buying Local

Buying Local: A Bluedot Environmental Perspective

When you purchase something that travels around the world to get to you, do you know how much pollution is created before it reaches your doorstep? Would you believe me if I said, shipping alone is responsible for over 18% of the air pollutants we breathe every day?

Single use plastics

Single-Use Plastics: A Bluedot Environmental Perspective

Almost everything we use daily is made with some amount of plastic. Our society functions on the production of plastic. We have been blindly addicted to plastic for almost a century, and we fail to recognize that it has been one of the largest contributors of degradation to our environments ever since.