This Portland restaurant has been struggling to find a way to make sure it has as low an impact on the environment as possible. They finally had to admit they needed to give up meat on the menu.
Almond production has grown in recent years. This does create plenty of shell waste, but farmers and the USDA are finding ways to turn that into useful, renewable products.
Actor and activist Jaden Smith isn't slowing down after launching his new JUST Water brand. G-Star Raw, a denim clothing company that focuses on sustainability, is teaming up with Smith for a new renewable denim line coming out in the fall.
Unlike traditional cardboard boxes that usually add to landfill waste, this plant-based box offers a more sustainable approach to food packaging. PizzaRound will be available in three sizes by the end of this year.
Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted announced the company was able to sell one million of their new sustainable shoe line last year and that should grow by five times this year.
This simple DIY tutorial just requires an old wine bottle, tape, and paint.
Biofit designs indoor gyms that bring in the outdoors. With eco-conscious materials such as bamboo, nontoxic paint, and tons of plants throughout their workout spaces, these gyms are unlike most you may have seen.
York University will hold the School of Continuing Studies in a new sustainable building with a focus on net-zero energy and emissions.
For those that don't want to spend money on an electric bike, EvoWheel provides another option. Front wheels of traditional bikes can be swapped out with an "e-wheel" that converts them into an electric bike.
One waste battling organization is telling people that instead of letting their bread go stale and musty on the counter, they should learn how to properly preserve food in the freezer.
Shipping containers have found another sustainable use: university buildings. Copying its "Insta House" design, MB Architecture has provided Bard College in New York with a media lab that can open up and be used for other needs.
Styrofoam can be very convenient, but it's a burden on the environment and it's hard to recycle. One of the most promising alternatives is nanowood, which retains a lot of properties but is stronger and biodegradable.
With a far lower price than pre-fabs or traditional house-building, this printer forms homes in concrete on site, according to the plans it's programmed to follow. this could completely change the game for underserved populations struggling to find safe, permanent homes.
As human structures get in their flight paths, there is a more desperate need for a way to protect the birds without shutting down wind energy ventures. These scientists think they have a solution.
Oat milk has recently skyrocketed in popularity as the newest trend in plant-based milk alternatives. Many consider oat milk to be more eco-friendly than almond milk since almonds need significantly more water to grow.