Eco-sustainability focuses on our natural resources and how we properly manage ourselves in a manner that we don’t overextend the capacity of our eco-systems. When resources are consumed faster than they are produced or renewed, the resource is depleted and eventually used up. In a sustainable world, society's demand on nature is in balance with nature's capacity to meet that demand.
Electricity plays a key role in our daily lives, in our homes, workplace and schools. Yet, over 1 billion people in the world don’t have the luxury of electricity and still use candle’s or dangerous kerosene lamps to light their homes. They also still heat their homes with wood which is known to create respiratory illnesses. In Africa the use of kerosene is the most accessible form of fuel for lighting. It can release approximately 190 million tons of Co2 into our atmosphere.
Shopping Fair Trade gives you the opportunity to be a life changer in the lives of workers. Fair Trade is a social enterprise that helps producers in developing countries reach better trade agreements with businesses in developed countries. Fair Trade creates jobs, better working conditions, and life changing opportunities for people and their communities.
Worldwide about 663 million people lack access to clean water and it is estimated that women and children spend 140 million hours each day collecting water.