By Isabel Berenguer Asuncion
“GO GREEN with bamboo fiber!” screamed the tag attached to the pair of sweatpants I bought a few months back. “Lyocell” was the name of the “bamboo fiber” blended with cotton and lycra to make up the fabric of my new “environment-friendly” sweatpants. I was all too thrilled to have clothing made from bamboo! I’d always associated it with the nipa hut, furniture and tropical landscaping, but never with fabric.
By Amado de Jesus
IMAGINE IF developing countries occupying almost two-thirds of the world’s total population will follow the lead of the developed countries in terms of consumption and carbon emissions.
By Dr. Cora Claudio
Last week, the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), the Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food Inc. (PCAFI), and the EARTH Institute Asia Inc., together with several organizations, launched a new Private-Public Partnership (PPP) program that aims to reduce the impact of climate change and other risks while contributing to the sustainability and progress of [...]