Recycling and Reusing: Unraveling the Psychology Behind Environmental Decisions

Reduce, reuse and recycle The “reduce, reuse, and recycle” hierarchy is a guiding principle for sustainable waste management. Ideally, emphasis should be placed on reducing consumption first, followed by reusing items, and finally, recycling when other options are not viable in order to build a Better Green Future. However, the popularity and emphasis on these … Read more

The Dark Side of Plastic Bag Bans: Reusable Bag Shortcomings

Today Better Green Future looks into the recent global movement to ban plastic bags, driven by environmental concerns. However, a closer look at the consequences of such bans reveals an unexpected downside. Despite the well-intentioned push towards reusable bags as alternatives, the reality is that people often fail to utilize them as intended. This raises … Read more

The Pitfalls of Wishful Recycling: Why It’s Harmful to the Environment

The Pitfalls of Wishful Recycling: Why It’s Harmful to the Environment Recycling has long been championed as a crucial component of sustainable living, offering a way to reduce waste and minimize the environmental impact of our consumption. However, the concept of “wishful recycling” has emerged as a detrimental practice that undermines the effectiveness of recycling … Read more

The Overlooked Art of Reuse: Bridging the Gap Between Recycling and Sustainability

There is a lot of talk about recycling, but how about reducing and reusing. In the global pursuit of environmental sustainability, recycling has become a household practice. We diligently separate our waste, toss it into the appropriate bins, and feel a sense of accomplishment for contributing to a greener planet. However, amidst the enthusiasm for … Read more