The lithium battery industry is going to significantly increase as electric vehicles and battery backup for renewable energy become standard household items. Stanford scientists have found a wealth of lithium in deposits formed in old supervolcanoes.
The same UV-blocking chemical that helps sunscreen protect your skin causes serious damage to coral reefs. Now, lab researchers created tiny beads that can actually absorb the offending chemical right out of the ocean; leaving reefs intact.
Co-housing is an attractive and eco-friendly alternative to the potential isolation and wastefulness of living in separate dwellings. Whether you're searching for housing solo or with a family, co-housing may be the way to go.
While many travelers have a desire to do good and help out the communities they’re visiting, many aren’t sure where to start. A new socially conscious hotel booking platform aims to help travelers out by giving them the chance to give back in a huge way - and all before they've left home.
The GrowUp Box is a sustainable urban farm housed in a shipping container that uses vertical growing and aquaponics, a recirculating system that combines hydroponics and aquaculture, to create an efficient closed-loop farming system.
We've created a lot of plastic waste in our process to make our morning coffee more convenient. Thankfully, new technology that crystallizes the liquid and doesn't need individual packaging is right around the corner.
Authorities responded to pollution complaints when they saw the effects of pollution on the local wildlife, specifically some blue dogs.
A new zero-waste grocery store has opened its doors in Ottawa, offering everything from produce to dry goods to dairy to beauty products, all with "absolutely no packaging waste."
Major cities in Pennsylvania are pushing toward a future fully adapted to renewable energy, and a new discovery at Penn State University may help that cause. They've been able to find a way to convert potato waste into bioethanol fuel.
Closed Loop Partners only invests in companies that promote sustainable consumer goods, advanced recycling technologies, and the development of the circular. They help municipalities, private companies, or fund research and development.
The notion of “team building” shouldn't invoke dreary thoughts that remind you of an episode of "The Office." Instead, picture yourself at vineyard wine tasting or hiking unique trails. Make your team and your company stronger with unforgettable bonding experiences at one of these five eco friendly destinations.
Jaday Payeng saw how deforestation had harmed the wild life he loved near his home as a teenager. He embarked on a project that would take over his life, and bring life to the earth around him.
Changes in how meat is categorized by the World Health Organization (WHO) is creating actual change in how people in the United Kingdom are eating, in addition to factors like animal welfare, the environment, and personal ethics.
Colored solar panels aren't a new idea, but it's not commonly found as it decreases efficiency. However, those wanting a Christmas-themed array on their rooftop could be in luck as researchers have found a way to stamp new technology on it.
Amazon's smart technology is helping people eliminate their food waste. Trying to figure out if a certain fruit is still good to eat or attempting to fix a slab of meat with frostbite? The answers are just a question away with Alexa.
A new smart camera will provide an affordable solution to reducing food waste in your home kitchen. Set to release next month, the Smarter FridgeCam is just $127, and can mount in any refrigerator.
We worry about the ingredients in our food—why not our clothes? That's the thinking behind Fragmentario, a natural dye company in Brooklyn, N.Y., that is part of a growing design trend in the fashion industry.
Norway has taken steps to eliminate food waste in their country. Best For will be offering products that are close to or past the expiration date listed, but are still good to consume despite not being at their freshest levels.