Most Water Scarce & Water Stressed Countries & Cities In The World (Now, & Forecast Into The Future)

Most Water Scarce & Water Stressed Countries & Cities In The World (Now, & Forecast Into The Future)

Water scarcity and water stress are problems generally related to inadequate internal fresh water resources to meet demand (withdrawal) on those resources. Different countries, cities and regions experience different levels of water stress, and some experience water scarcity. In this guide, we look at the places that have the worst problems right now, and also … Read more

Biggest Global (Fresh) Water Issues & Problems, & Solutions

Biggest Global (Fresh) Water Issues & Problems, & Solutions

Global fresh water issues and problems generally fit into one of two broad categories. In this guide, we identify these categories, and also the specific water problems associated with them. We also look to identify potential short term and long term options and solutions to address them.   Summary – Biggest Global Water Issues & … Read more

Water Scarcity vs Water Stress vs Water Shortage: Differences, Similarities & Definitions

Water Scarcity vs Water Stress vs Water Shortage: Differences, Similarities & Definitions

There can often be some confusion over the meaning of the phrases water scarcity, water stress and water shortage. In this guide, we outline briefly what each means, and put them in context to each other and other phrases used to describe global water issues.   Water Stress vs Water Scarcity vs Water Shortage: Similarities … Read more

Water & Sanitation/Hygiene Issues Specific To Underdeveloped & Developing Countries & Regions

Water & Sanitation/Hygiene Issues Specific To Underdeveloped & Developing Countries & Regions

Water and sanitation/hygiene issues can vary significantly between developed, and underdeveloped & developing parts of the world. Three major issues that tend to be specific to underdeveloped or developing countries and regions include: – (Lack of) Access to safely managed and clean drinking water – (Lack of) Access to safely managed and basic sanitation and … Read more

Is Aluminum More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Aluminum vs Plastic Comparison)

Is Aluminum More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Aluminum vs Plastic Comparison)

This guide outlines whether aluminum is more sustainable than plastic, and vice versa. It is a fairly short guide, as many of the sustainability considerations comparing metals and plastic we already outlined in this guide.   Summary – Is Aluminum More Sustainable Than Plastic? Refer to the linked guide above for the general sustainability of … Read more

Is Stainless Steel More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Stainless Steel vs Plastic Comparison)

Is Stainless Steel More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Stainless Steel vs Plastic Comparison)

This is a guide outlining whether stainless steel is more sustainable than plastic, and vice versa. It is a fairly short guide, as many of the sustainability considerations comparing metals and plastic we already outlined in this guide.   Summary – Is Stainless Steel More Sustainable Than Plastic? Refer to the linked guide above for … Read more

Is Metal More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Metal vs Plastic Comparison)

Is Metal More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Metal vs Plastic Comparison)

This is a guide outlining whether metal is more sustainable than plastic, and vice versa. We compare some of the key factors involved in the production, usage and waste management of each.   Summary – Is Metal More Sustainable Than Plastic? Whether metal is more sustainable than plastic depends on the type of metal that … Read more

Is Wood More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Wood vs Plastic Comparison)

Is Wood More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Wood vs Plastic Comparison)

This is a guide outlining whether wood is more sustainable than plastic, and vice versa. We compare some of the key factors involved in the production, usage and waste management of each.   Summary – Is Wood More Sustainable Than Plastic? Ultimately, whether wood is more sustainable than plastic depends on the application it is … Read more

Is Cardboard More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Cardboard vs Plastic Comparison)

Is Cardboard More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Cardboard vs Plastic Comparison)

This is a guide outlining whether cardboard is more sustainable than plastic, and vice versa. We compare some of the key factors involved in the production, usage and waste management of each.   Summary – Is Cardboard More Sustainable Than Plastic? We already put together a guide on the sustainability of paper compared to plastic, … Read more

Is Bamboo More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Bamboo vs Plastic Comparison)

Is Bamboo More Sustainable Than Plastic? (Bamboo vs Plastic Comparison)

This is a guide outlining whether bamboo is more sustainable than plastic, and vice versa. We compare some of the key factors involved in the production, usage and waste management of each.   Summary – Is Bamboo More Sustainable Than Plastic? In some ways bamboo is more sustainable than plastic, but there are also some … Read more