Prefab houses offer sustainable housing for nature lovers with sleek, minimalistic designs that are easy for anyone to configure and customize. Made from monochromatic metal and glass, it's like a modern take on a tiny cabin in the woods.
The cellular meat production industry has taken to the proverbial seas with Finless Foods, a new biotechnology company angling to grow fish meat from stem cells, thereby taking the fishing out of fish in a sustainable move for the environment.
With carbon emission regulations becoming more constricted in Europe, car manufacturers like Volvo are looking toward the future of electric vehicles. It's an easy choice that complements their long venture into the electric bus industry.
By 2030, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 20 percent of the population will be 65 and older. But this generation of seniors is foregoing retirement communities and nursing homes—the future of senior living is all about tiny homes.
Over 58 percent of Switzerland's population voted in favor of putting a halt to nuclear power plant production. This begins the process of phasing out traditional energy while putting more of a focus on renewable sources like hydro and solar.
A handyman with a passion for clean energy spent two years converting a Volkswagen Bus into an electric vehicle. While it's mainly used as a camping utility for his family, it's a technical phenomenon he hopes to further evolve.
One company's containers have earned the nickname "the Pringles factor," which is now being applied to any food or drink packaging that can't be recycled. Luckily, sustainable packaging is an easy route to overcoming the Pringles factor.
Dan Roosegaarde is a Dutch artist and innovator that's created numerous smog-free projects. After having success with a tower located in multiple cities, he's now in the process of creating bikes that can filter out smog and keep cars at home.
Teaching kids about the environment can take many forms, including watching movies. For family movie night, select a flick that focuses on the environment, animals, or nature to help kids become passionate about the world around them.
Mercedes-Benz is joining the solar energy market in the United States by releasing their batteries in California later this year. These batteries have already been released in other parts of the world, and they'll be in direct competition with Tesla's Powerwall 2.
Kjell Inge Rokke is one of the richest people in Norway, and now he's giving most of it back. Plans are taking shape for a large yacht he'll be funding that gives scientists the ability to study ocean pollution in places they couldn't reach before.
By committing to sourcing sustainable, natural rubber, GM hopes this move will not only support local farms and small businesses that will make up the majority of the material but also help preserve and restore primary forests.
With avocados in such high demand, the market has been inundated with unsustainable growing practices. But that may be about to change, as some intrepid Peruvian villagers have found a way to grow the fruits sustainably while also providing workers a living wage.
Germany set a new record back on Sunday, April 30, with 85 percent of its energy coming from renewable sources like solar and wind generation. While it's an outlier, the country is still well ahead of the EU's goals of 20 percent standard usage by 2020.
As the weather warms up, families take to the water. Swimming is an important skill for kids to learn, but a trip to the water carries risks. Brushing up on water safety, sun safety, and the signs of drowning can help keep your family safe.
Bamboo is quickly becoming one of the super plants of the future. It grows easily and fast, making it a great and easy eco-friendly choice for both wood products and furniture. But bamboo has now moved to a new market: your backside.
From shampoo to lotion, cosmetics products can hide some unhealthy surprises. Oftentimes, ingredients aren't even fully disclosed. Luckily, there are easy ways to dig into ingredient lists and decipher what you're putting on your body.
Most adults shave. But the garbage we produce by doing so is staggering. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that Americans toss 2 billion disposable razors every year, but traditional blades offer the sustainability we need.