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Startup Brings Aquaponics To Urban Farmers In The UK

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.

By Tessa Love
5 hours ago
News

These Coffee Creamer Capsules Dissolve Right Into Your Morning Cup

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.

By Brian Spaen
7 hours ago
Community

Stray Dogs Dyed Blue By Pollutants Gets Manufacturing Company Shut Down

Authorities responded to pollution complaints when they saw the effects of pollution on the local wildlife, specifically some blue dogs.

By Aimee Lutkin
8 hours ago
Food

Ottawa's First Zero-Waste Grocery Store Innovates Buying In Bulk

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."

By Tessa Love
8 hours ago
News

Penn State Researchers Develop Method To Convert Potato Waste To Ethanol

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.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Community

How 'Closed Loop' Helps Companies Invest In A Sustainable Future

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.

By Desiree Kaplan
1 day ago
Living

5 Eco-Friendly Corporate Retreats That Will Leave Your Team Feeling Renewed

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.  

By Desiree Kaplan
1 day ago
Community

A Man Planted A Tree Every Day For 37 Years And Grew A Beautiful Oasis

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.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 day ago
Food

Why People In The UK Have Drastically Reduced Their Meat Intake

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.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 day ago
News

Colored Solar Panels Bring New Light To Renewable Energy

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.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
News

Amazon's Alexa Makes Reducing Food Waste A Breeze

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.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Food

New Refrigerator Camera Aims To Cut Food Waste In Your Kitchen

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. 

By Tessa Love
1 day ago
Living

Why Designers Are Using Fruits And Vegetables To Dye Their Clothes

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.

By Nicole Caldwell
4 days ago
News

Norwegian Supermarket Specializes In Expired Food To Curb Waste

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.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
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