Sustainable Growth Rate Formula, Explained

You may have heard of the sustainable growth rate formula and been wondering what it is and whether it relates to the environmental sustainability of a business. Well, we spoke to an accountant and we think that everyone should understand…

How to Avoid Greenwashing, According To Insiders

We are all trying to lead better lives. And most of us want to buy products that are kinder to the planet. But as we don’t have an unlimited amount of time to research everything we buy we all rely…

Are Coffee Filters Compostable?

We love a cup of coffee here at Whole People but recently we began to wonder are coffee filters compostable? So, we talked to a barista, who is something of an expert in the field of coffee filters and coffee…

Is Nuclear Energy Sustainable?

There’s something about the idea of nuclear power plants creating nuclear energy that brings out the chills in most people. They have visions of Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Three Mile Island, and Chernobyl. But are they right to do so? Or is…

Sustainable Development Goals Explained

You’ve probably heard the term “sustainable development” many times but did you know that all the countries in the United Nations have agreed on a set of formal sustainable development goals that are meant to ensure that everyone understands what…

Best Ways To Reduce Microplastics at Home & Beyond

A piece of plastic less than five millimetres across is a piece of microplastic and the average person is creating and worse, consuming, millions possibly billions of these pieces of plastic everyday. We don’t know the full list of health…

A World Environment Day Lowdown

Did you know that every year people gather to celebrate World Environment Day? And that it has been going on since 1974 when it was first carried out in Spokane in the United States? But what is World Environment Day…

Frugality Vs. Minimalism Is A Simple Thrifting Controversy

Frugality and minimalism aren’t as different as you might think but there are some distinct differences between the lifestyles too. So, let’s take a look at each concept in depth. Then we’ll examine how they differ. And of course, most…