Food

Anheuser-Busch Reserves 40 Of Tesla's Self-Driving Electric Semi Trucks

Tesla received some of their biggest orders for their Semi on Thursday, including Anheuser-Busch grabbing 40 of them. Expected to launch in 2019, the beer distributor wants to cut back on their carbon footprint and make the roads safer with these vehicles.

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
News

Honda Tests Vehicle-To-Grid Capabilities For Electric Cars In Germany

Honda is embracing vehicle-to-grid technology by adding it to their charging station at the Offenbach headquarters. The trial run, which aims to provide more efficient renewable energy, will allow them to determine if they'll be adding the feature to future EVs.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Food

France Tops Sustainability Charts For Reducing Food Waste

A study that examines how well countries advocate for and enact food waste policies has found that France is leading the world when it comes to ending food waste. The U.S. ranked number 24. 

By Tessa Love
4 days ago
News

Candy Giant 'Mars' Wants To Cut Deforestation From Supply Chain

Mars, the candy giant, is looking to team up with others -- even competitors -- in an effort to thwart issues like deforestation and human rights abuse. This is in addition to the $1 billion they've spent on their own sustainability program.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Food

This Underground Farm Helps Power The Building That Houses It

Plantagon has developed an indoor growing system that cuts down on energy use through the whole building, saving on heating costs and water usage while maximizing food production.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 days ago
Renewables

India's Rooftops Are Leading The Solar Power Revolution

India's solar revolution is booming. Last year, the country added more rooftop solar unit that in the previous four years combined, and is on track to reach 9.5 gigawatts of solar enery by 2022.

By Tessa Love
4 days ago
Living

This Solar-Powered Prefab House Can Be Installed In A Single Day

A company in Italy has figure out how to set up a beautiful prefabricated house in a single day that can also be made energy independent with solar panels—and it can be easily folded up and put away too.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 days ago
Food

These Edible Straws Are The Most Fun Way To Save The Environment

More than 500 million straws are used in the U.S. daily, and all these will sit in a landfill for at least 200 years. To combat this waste, the founders of Loliware have invented the Lolistraw, a biodegradable and edible straw made out of algae.

By Tessa Love
5 days ago
News

Four New Countries Join 'Clean Seas' Campaign At United Nations

Four more countries have joined the United Nations Environment Clean Seas initiative, which aims to engage communities in the prevention and cleanup of plastics in the ocean. Forty countries are now participating in the campaign.

By Tessa Love
5 days ago
News

Seattle Mariners Receive 'Green Glove' Baseball Award For Sustainability

After AT&T Park in San Francisco was awarded MLB's Green Glove for nine consecutive seasons, the Seattle Mariners and Safeco Field became the second franchise to receive it. They improved their recycling efforts by 90 percent with compostable waste and an urban garden.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
News

New Electric Car Comes With 5 Years Of Free Power

Uniti, an electric vehicle that remains sustainable throughout its entire lifecycle, provides a smartphone-like approach to driving. As a bonus, a partnership between Uniti and U.K. electric service E.ON offers Swedish customers free power for five years.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
Living

Disney Opens New Ecotourism Destination In France

Disney teamed up with the Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs Groups to create a destination focused on sustainability. Located right outside of France's capital, Villages Nature Paris offers three "worlds" to bring visitors closer to nature. 

By Desirée Kaplan
5 days ago
News

Now Even Your Pets May Be Able To Eat Lab-Grown Meat

A new startup is working to create dog food with lab-grown meats in order to cut down on the environmental degradation caused by the animal protein industry—and up the transparency of the pet food industry. 

By Tessa Love
5 days ago
News

Hybrid-Electric Planes Could Fly Around Europe By 2020

A leader in aeronautics, a luxury vehicle manufacturer, and an energy and automation company are all joining forces to create a commercial hybrid-electric plane in Europe. The E-Fan X will feature up to two electric motors and there's hopes to get it in the air by 2020.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
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