It is no longer news that the world is on the brink of a climate crisis. Rising temperatures, startling climatic imbalance, melting ice caps and disappearing biological life are just some of the signs that demand we take action.
At this juncture, Climate Sustainability should be much more than a buzzword, but a charge to businesses and individuals to adopt responsible behavior that protect the environment.
While we fight collectively to reduce carbon emissions, there is a far even greater problem – the plastic problem.
Plastics – They come in different shapes and sizes, and can be some of the most colorful pieces of art you can find, but again, according to a 2018 environmental study, plastics represents one of the biggest threats to the world’s ecosystem and marine life.
Because most are non-degradable, they continue to pollute the environment for many years. The stats show that:
The cannabis industry is not left out in the fight against climate change. In fact, the industry is faced with its unique challenges with regards to maintaining a “plastics-negative” footprint.
Because several legal policies demand that certain standards be met, there is an almost inevitable need to use plastics. For instance, the majority of legal marketplaces require extra packaging in order to meet child-proof standards. There is also the issue of compliance in regards to how each package should be presented. Because each individual package is often required to be “sealed” at the time of purchase, reusable jars are out of the question.
So, how can cannabis companies help the environment?
For starters, there is a need for a change in attitude towards the environment as a matter of policy. Cannabis companies can move to adopt the following measures in its quest to support the environment in the fight against climate change;
In other ways, cannabis companies can commit to the Repurpose Global “One for One Impact Guarantee Program,” which encourages companies to remove more plastic from the Earth than they are contributing to it.
The fight against climate change is a fight for the earth’s survival and as such is everyone’s fight. As businesses, adopting environment-positive policies in even the littlest of things would make some impact towards achieving a sustainable environment.
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A Purple Heart decorated disabled veteran, Sean Worsley has just been released from an Alabama State prison last week on parole after serving eight months out of a five-year sentence.
The Iraq War veterans’ trouble with the law started in August 2016 when he stopped at an Alabama gas station while driving to North Carolina to help his grandmother relocate after a hurricane. At the station, police asked Worsley and his wife to turn down their car stereo, and although they complied, the cops searched their car. Inside, they found a prescription bottle filled with medical marijuana.
With Cannabidiol (CBD) is gaining widespread popularity around the world, and an increasing acceptability as a potent medicinal intervention, it is only natural to find products that do not live up to the acceptable standards of quality.
Certainly, the market is flooded with substandard products but knowing what to look out for in a high quality CBD product would require some special knowledge.
Looking to buy CBD? Here are 7 sure signs to know if your CBD is of high quality.
There are many derivatives from the cannabis plant but the ones that have caught the eyes of many are CBD and THC. CBD is renowned for its outstanding therapeutic benefits and the fact that it won’t get you high, which is unlike Delta-9 THC that although, renowned, is often the subject of deep disagreements owing to its psychotropic tendencies.
We’re certain you have heard of Delta-9 THC, but what about Delta-8? Delta-8 is gaining momentum amongst cannabis enthusiasts as well, but many are still at a loss as to what it is and how it differs from Delta-9 THC.