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Renewables

Costa Rica Runs On Green Energy For Record Breaking 300 Days

This is the longest Costa Rica has run the country's power sources on renewable energy in the last three years.

By Aimee Lutkin
6 hours ago
Food

'Safe Catch' Tuna Boasts Low Mercury And High Sustainability

Safe Catch offers canned tuna with the lowest possible mercury thanks to their innovative testing methods. These efforts could also provide a way to discover and tackle what causes mercury contamination in our oceans.

By Brian Spaen
24 hours ago
News

'Mitte' Allows You To Ditch Bottled Water With Easy Home Purification

Mitte, a successfully crowdfunded new smart water system, adds healthy minerals back into purified water. Three different cartridges offer unique enhancements and are made from bioplastics to keep the focus on reducing carbon emissions and plastic use.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
News

MIT Develops Battery To Store Thermal Energy For Hours

Lithium-ion batteries are the popular choice to store renewable power, but scientists at MIT are improving thermal energy storage. Using pulses of light gives them more control in the heating process, and it can be used with heat from the sun, factories, and cars.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Renewables

This Artist Makes Gorgeous Art Out Of Trash

Bordalo II is trying to highlight the victims of human wastefulness by producing images of them with garbage.

By Aimee Lutkin
2 days ago
Renewables

This Lamp Lights Up With Power From Living Plants

Dutch designer, Ermi van Oers has created a lamp that can power itself with the energy from living plants. Dubbed, the Living Light, this futuristic luminary offers a fresh look at off the grid renewable energy sourced directly from nature.

By Desirée Kaplan
2 days ago
Food

Vegan Restaurant In NYC Donates 100% Of Profit To Charity

A new restaurant in NYC, P.S. Kitchen, offers all plant-based foods and gives their profits to charities and organizations that deal with ex-convicts and homelessness. They also provide employment to those in need of a fresh start.

By Brian Spaen
2 days ago
Living

This Fashion Student Is Growing His Own Clothes

Liberty University fashion student Luis Quijano has discovered a new way to create sustainable clothing: by growing his leather-like fabrics using fermented water, sugar, green tea, and kombucha.

By Tessa Love
2 days ago
Food

New Study Suggests Organic Farming Can Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Land management is a way to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and farmers are on the front lines of stewardship.

By Aimee Lutkin
5 days ago
Renewables

Richard Branson Wants To Power The Caribbean With Clean Energy

After two recent hurricanes destroyed many Caribbean islands, including his own, Richard Branson is encouraging Caribbean governments to shift to more reliable sources of green energy like solar power.

By Desirée Kaplan
5 days ago
News

Tesla Finally Reveals Sleek New Electric 'Semi' Truck

Elon Musk not only revealed the new electric semi, but added a surprise upgrade to the Roadster at the end of the presentation. Both vehicles will feature enormous range with the Semi passing expectations and Roadster holding a new record.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
Renewables

Oceans Are Bringing The Next Wave Of Renewable Energy

While many wind and solar energy projects are well underway, there's another potential source of renewable energy that is mostly untapped: the ocean. Now the federal government is investing $40 million to find out the best way to utilize that vast resource.

By Tessa Love
5 days ago
News

Wineries Go Green To Meet Consumer Interest In Organic Products

St.-Emilion, a winery in France, will begin organic certification of their Bordeaux wine in 2019 as they've adopted sustainable farming practices over the last two years. Demand for organic products pushed many wineries toward these new methods.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
Living

These Gorgeous Vegan Shoes Are Made From Apple Peels

Veerah shoes is a new line that allows wearers to mix and match their look, considering sustainability in the closet and on the Earth.

By Aimee Lutkin
6 days ago
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