Welcome to My Heart Beats Green!
Everyone deserves to know about matters of the earth and how they affect them. My Heart Beats Green is designed to educate and inspire you to find and do more for the earth every day. We hope it will stimulate healthy and informed dialogues, and encourage greener innovations.
Suzanne Myada is an environmentalist, writer, aspiring dog-owner & more who is striving to get better, greener, wiser and happier each day.
The practice of using banana leaves for wrapping is nothing new. Many communities in Asia and Africa have benefited from the size and strength of green banana leaves for many years. However, the convenience and affordability of plastics soon took over. But with growing awareness on the negative impact of waste plastic, banana leaves seem […]
In most of the developing world, there is a booming second-hand market for almost everything. Second-hand clothes, shoes, phones, electronics and so on. The appeal and motivation vary from person to person, or place to place. Factors such as cost, quality and availability determine choice and patronage. Unlike in some of the developed world, second-hand […]
Since the large-scale production of synthetic materials began in the early 1950s, humans just can’t get enough of plastic. We love them so much that we have produced up to 8.3 billion metric tons. Out of these, at least 6.3 billion tons have become waste. Only a meagre 9% was recycled, 12% incinerated and 79% […]