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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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 days ago
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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
3 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
4 days 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
4 days ago
News

Renewable Energy Will Be Equal Or Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020

Based on the auctions for upcoming projects around the world, cost per kilowatt-hour will be competitive or lower than fossil fuels.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
News

New 'Fluence Energy' Builds World's Biggest Storage System In California

AES and Siemens are teaming up their technology platforms to create Fluence Energy, an independent energy storage startup that will battle Tesla in the industry. 

By Brian Spaen
7 days ago
News

New York City Announces Plan To Divest From Fossil Fuels

As a city built along many coastal waterways, NYC is extremely vulnerable to rising waters caused by climate change. The mayor's office is working on a plan to place the responsibility for damage caused by greenhouse emissions on corporations.

By Aimee Lutkin
7 days ago
News

'Source' Uses Solar Energy To Pull Drinkable Water From The Air

Two months after being released for United States households, Zero Mass Water demonstrates how their device that can generate drinking water out of thin air is able to fix some of the issues in water distribution at CES 2018.

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
News

Solar-Powered School In Denmark Lets Kids Grow Their Own Food

C.F. Møller is in the process of building a new sustainable school in Denmark with a focus on raising plants, cooking food, and physical activity. 

By Brian Spaen
1 week ago
Living

These Purses Are Made From Washable Paper That Mimics Leather

From fashion to accessories to homeware, the line boasts a wide range of eco-friendly, lightweight items. While they look and feel like leather, the secret behind these bags is a special natural fiber. 

By Desirée Kaplan
1 week ago
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