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The Surprising Reason South Korea May Host The Most Eco-Friendly Olympics Yet

The Winter Olympics kick off this February in PyeongChang, South Korea. To meet their zero emission goal, the committee has implemented several green initiatives.

By Desirée Kaplan
3 days ago
Renewables

Reforestation Is Becoming A Booming Business

Changes in technology and agriculture have made planting trees easier and less expensive, while changes to the climate have raised demand for the service.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 days ago
Renewables

Extra Heat Generated From Bitcoin Mining Fuels Local Greenhouse

The process of mining Bitcoin requires an extremely large amount of energy. At the same time, it generates a lot of heat, and a Canadian startup is finding helpful uses for it in raising fish and plants.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Renewables

Singapore Researchers Develop Air Conditioner That Uses 40% Less Energy

We've been using the same air conditioning technology for over a century in our homes. A group of researchers from Singapore have created a game-changing process that uses water-based technology that could change the future of cool comfort.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
News

Ben & Jerry’s Just Revealed Two New Vegan Flavors

The popular ice cream manufacturer has launched two new flavors, Peanut Butter Half-Baked and Cinnamon Buns, adding to the lineup along with many other traditional flavors for 2018.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Food

Netflix's 'Rotten' Doc Series Tackles Corruption In The Food Industry

The series lifts the veil behind the multibillion-dollar food industry to reveal serious crimes and corruption behind staples foods like fish, chicken, milk, honey, peanuts, and garlic.

By Desirée Kaplan
4 days ago
News

Popular U.K. Grocery Store Vows To Get Rid Of Plastic By 2023

Iceland Foods has been leaning on plastics for its well-known frozen food line in the U.K. They've decided they have the technology to get rid of plastic and make their packaging recyclable—and no excuse not to.

By Aimee Lutkin
5 days ago
Living

This Coffee Machine Reduces Energy Use For An Eco-Friendly Cup

A company in Spain is working with the European Union to create an environmentally friendly coffee machine. The machine is designed to use energy and water more efficiently. It also keeps the user connected through high tech features. 

By Desirée Kaplan
5 days ago
Food

McDonald's Promises 100% Renewable Packaging By 2025

By 2025, McDonald's will only be using packaging from recycled or renewable material and all of their stores will be fully recycling their products. This expands on previous environmental goals of sustainable beef and removing foam packaging.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
News

Saudi Arabia Plans To Invest $7 Billion In Green Energy To Cut Oil Use

Saudi Arabia's government is going to invest in eight solar and wind farm projects in 2018. The capacity is going to reach over 4 gigawatts with most of it allocated to solar energy and it's aimed to decrease the country's consumption of oil.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
Food

This Company Cracked The Code On Making Recyclable Coffee Cups

Most standard recycling facilities can't process disposable coffee cups, which means billions fill the trash every year. This company thinks they've got a new design that will change how people recycle.

By Aimee Lutkin
6 days ago
News

Why Popular Alcohol Companies Are Eliminating Plastic From Their Brands

Two alcohol companies behind popular brands like Johnnie Walker, Guinness, and Jameson Irish Whiskey are eliminating plastic straws and stirrers entirely. They won't be used in their offices, at events, or in future advertisements.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
Renewables

First Electric And Emission-Free Barge To Launch This Summer

A Dutch company is planning to launch the first emission-free barges in Europe this summer. These vessels will be the first autonomous and fully electric barges to operate in the coastal highways between the Netherlands and Belgium.   

By Desirée Kaplan
1 week ago
Renewables

Green Power Generated Almost All New Electric Capacity In 2017

The numbers for the last year of energy production tell a complicated story about the battle for renewable power.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 week ago
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