The guitar industry has set a great example with mahogany.
Ditch the soil for faster growing veggies that use less water.
Copenhagen seems to be the capital of cycling in the world.
Ja, das ist Sehr gut!
It’s a way to do a massive difference and it’s something which I hope more and more people will start doing.
President Obama used his executive powers to quadruples the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
California will harvest freeways for electricity.
Elon Musk has shown plenty of times in the past that he’s not afraid to go a bit outside the box – or even a bit more.
Daniel G. Nocera, the Harvard professor who made headlines five years ago when he unveiled an artificial leaf, recently unveiled his latest work: an engineered bacteria that converts hydrogen and carbon dioxide into alcohols and biomass.
Called ReGen Villages, the project imagines a community of buildings that produce all their own food and energy, while being off the grid and having an extremely low environmental impact.
Ikea made it much easier for British people to green their homes – for a while. Then, after the government reduced subsidies for renewable energy, the company quietly stopped selling the panels, and now they’ve resumed them again. Why Ikea selling solar panels matters When Ikea starts selling something, it’s safe to say it’s become mainstream. Initially, the company said that the
India-based company Bakeys has started producing edible spoons to try and fight world-wide plastic waste from disposable cutlery. Not only eco-friendly, but also delicious!
A London-based customer of Whole Foods tweeted a photo of peeled oranges, packed in plastic. Her photo and comments are on point.
If we want to ensure food security for humanity in the future, then curbing out food waste is essential. Tesco is taking steps in the right direction, agreeing to a deal to donate all unsold food from its stores to charity.
Japanese researchers have identified a bacteria that eats PET, a kind of plastic widely employed for bottles. This is the first time such an organism has been found, and others like it — maybe more versatile in their preference for plastic — might be found.
It’s like Shazam for plants – PlantNet is a free app that can help you identify plants based on just taking a picture.
They may not look like much, but coffee pods are a big problem.
MIT scientists have developed a material that can absorb solar energy, stores and release it on demand to produce heat. Made from a film of polymer, the material could be used to used to tailor cold climate garments that charge up during the day and keep you pleasantly warm in the evening.
Winter’s here with all its holiday cheer and if you’re like me, way too much food. Also something that winter’s very good at is making the great outdoors cold and the small indoors even colder. But worry not because Marco Zagaria, a student at Rome’s Academy of Fine Arts, promises he can make your home warm and comfortable for a measly 10 cents a room each day, without using any electricity.
More and more people are greening their homes, and that’s definitely a good thing – whether it’s renewable energy or green walls, it can not only save you a lot of money and reduce your carbon footprint, but also increase your home’s appeal and make it more cozy. The latest trend that’s picking up steam is moss walls – a