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Food

M&M's Promotes Wind Power And Renewable Energy In Sweet Ad Campaign

This new wind energy campaign is very sweet, and is sure to reach a large consumer base, given the huge market for M&Ms the company already engages with.

By Aimee Lutkin
5 hours ago
Living

The Surprising Reason People Are Buzzing Over Manuka Honey

There's been a lot of talk about manuka honey, but what makes this honey variety so popular? Once only grown in New Zealand, health specialists and beauty gurus alike argue that theres something special about this natural superfood. 

By Desiree Kaplan
1 day ago
Food

This App Makes Purchasing Sustainable Seafood A Breeze

This online tool created by The Monterey Bay Aquarium helps consumers and businesses choose seafood that has been fished or farmed responsibly. For easy access, consumers can also use their app to figure out the best choices while out at dinner.

By Desiree Kaplan
1 day ago
News

GE Amps Up Onshore Wind Turbines To Improve Power Generation

GE has stepped up onshore wind turbines with one that exceeds four megawatts of capacity. While it's still just over half of what some offshore turbines can achieve, it's able to take advantage of areas with low to medium wind speeds.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
News

New Virtual Farmers Market Lets You Order Local Goods Online

Farmers markets are only opened for a limited of time every week, but WildKale wants to bring the experience full time online. Starting up just this month, they're teaming up with farmers to ship products directly to consumers overnight.

By Brian Spaen
1 day ago
Food

Vertical Farms Are On Their Way To Restaurants, Thanks To This Startup

As chefs across the world look to reduce their carbon footprint and source ingredients from local farms, a Melbourne startup is bringing the farm into the restaurant with vertical, edible farms that grow on the wall right inside the restaurant. 

By Tessa Love
1 day ago
Food

New Food Label Goes 'Beyond Organic' To Include Land And Animal Safety

A new certification coming down the pipeline aims to go beyond organic and provide eco-conscious foodies with an even better standard, which goes beyond being simply sustainable to actually improving the resources.

By Tessa Love
4 days ago
News

World's Biggest Electric Dump Truck Matches Tesla's Power Capacity

Electrification has reached construction workers with a Swiss company creating the E-Dumper. It's the largest fully electric vehicle in the world and contains the biggest battery capacity -- enough to power eight Tesla Model S cars.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Living

Book Publishers Go Green To Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

The publishing industry is a major consumer of paper, and has the potential to leave quite a big carbon footprint. Luckily, there's been a recent push to make the book industry eco-friendly, and it's already paying off.

By Desiree Kaplan
4 days ago
Living

How Sierra Nevada Brews Organic, Eco-Friendly Beer In The US

This American brewing company is largest buyer of U.S. organic hobs and diverts almost 100 percent of solid waste from landfills. With a myriad of sustainability awards under it's belt, this brewery shines bright as a leader in sustainability.

By Desiree Kaplan
4 days ago
News

Nigeria Announces $5.8 Billion Deal To Build Country's Largest Power Plant

The Nigerian government, in conjunction with Chinese contractors and the Export-Import Bank, will be building the largest hydroelectric power plant for the next six years. While it has some caveats, the goal is to deliver more electricity to the 40 percent that doesn't have it.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
News

Sugarcane May Drastically Reduce Carbon Emissions From Airplanes

Airplanes are responsible for tons of carbon dioxide emissions in our skies every day. A team at the University of Illinois has been able to extract oil from lipid-producing sugarcane and convert it into jet fuel.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Living

This Company Helps You Save A Forest With Wine And Yoga

ReCork recycles used wine corks and turns them into yoga blocks, creating a regenerative system out of an already sustainable product. 

By Tessa Love
5 days ago
Community

Teacher From The Bronx Builds A Green Classroom To Improve School Performance

Fueled by a display of passion through plants in his own classroom, Stephen Ritz helped turn an old, abandoned library in the Bronx into a large green learning center. The "green curriculum" he created has spread worldwide as it boosts students' academic performance and attendance.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
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