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This artist is drawing attention to plastic waste through his very specific craft, and turning his creations into fashion, interior decorating, and jewelry.
A new lines from The North Face is helping to find a use for waste left behind by tourists in national parks, while also innovating more sustainable means of production for clothes.
This innovative membrane creates a sanitation system that makes clean toilets accessible to low-income households, which could potentially change the lives of billions.
A pavilion set up in the middle of Milan is allowing people to experience what it's like to walk around in a giant, clean cloud without breathing in a chemical atmosphere. But it's only the first step in a plan to control temperature in entire cities.
After facing backlash for some of their practices, Airbnb launches an initiative to promote a healthy relationship with the communities it is deeply embedded in.
The store is run by people who have themselves embraced veganism and who want to teach others how to make it their own lifestyle.
White Castle is proud to be the first fast food chain to offer this vegan "meat" to consumers, and they're using a product that was created with exciting new food technology that makes it almost indistinguishable from beef.
Their innovative spinning process reduces waste, saves energy, and supports fair labor standards. Is it something that could be done everywhere?
Appalled by the devastation caused to communities and rainforests by palm oil production, one big company has decided to put their foot down.
Batteries need to catch up with the advancing technology of clean power generation. A group of scientists at MIT think they may have discovered the perfect material to increase battery storage power immeasurably.
Most tourists and citizens of Greece are unaware of the awful plastic waste problem that is creating devastation for marine life around their beautiful islands. New goals set by the European Union are forcing people to face the work that needs to be done.
A government-supported initiative in Paris is creating jobs and spreading green spaces throughout the city.
This "butcher shop" is popular for vegans as a place to pick out a variety of fresh vegan sausage and "meat" cuts for their own cooking, but they want to break out onto the open road and show more people what they can do.
A non-profit has been campaigning the idea of seeing London as a national park, rather than a city meant only for people.
After struggling to find a bra that suited all her needs during treatment for cancer, one woman has been working to make a bra that supports both her body and the planet.
Volunteers have been conducting a massive clean up on one of Mumbai's beaches, and the results of their labor just waddled into the sea.
Though they've never done anything quite like it before, Status Row is embarking on a seven week journey across the ocean in order to support the biggest ocean cleaning charity in their country.
The energy-efficient dome offers a piece of the Amazon in the middle of France, and you can even rent a room to stay there for a visit.
In an effort to protect its cultural and environmental resources, the Colombian government has been working with tourist destinations to establish rules and protocols, slowly certifying more and more locations for eco-friendly tourism.
People are seeking beauty and skincare products that not only make them look great, but help them feel good about their moral choices as well.
Marine exploration is limited by human capabilities to access small spaces, and approach animals in their natural habitat without disturbing them. An innovative design presents a practical solution—make the camera the size and shape of a fish.
The dream of turning waste into usable plastic isn't just a dream any longer, or so one Israeli company with a very secret conversion process has claimed.
Starbucks has been working to find a solution to their coffee cup waste issue. Now, they're letting the public help.
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.
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.
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.
In Massachusetts, there are lots of options for vegan food and micro-brews, but this restaurant is combining them in Boston, where plant-based diets don't have quite the same hold over the local population.
Lots of people want to support bees, recognizing their incredibly important place in our food chain. This company is offering an easier way to start an apiary and become a bee ambassador.
Wales has been working to reduce waste for years, and is far ahead of almost every single nation in the world. How do they do it? With passionate citizens and government funding.
This green tire would clean the air and power aspects of the car just by growing and rolling.
A city in India has had a system in place for purifying millions of gallons of waste every day into clean water and fertilizer for fish and plants. The old system is being threatened by encroaching real estate markets.
Plantagon is close to finding an economically stable way to grow plants indoors that benefits the building itself.
The event is meant to raise awareness about the insufficient waste management system on the island and how single-use plastic is ruining beaches and industry.
Farm One is producing food for restaurants that can be harvested and biked over to your plate in 30 minutes.
The controversial measure will stop businesses from contributing to plastic waste on Malibu's beautiful beaches.
Floating wind turbines off the coast has been experimented with before, but never at the scale it is at Hywind Scotland. The company who built it believes this could be the design of the future.
One woman has changed her city's approach to cigarette waste by letting herself be made the butt of a joke and the face of a movement.
"Bioyarn" is a new material that degrades easily and without polluting the ocean with microplastics or clogging landfills with fast fashion waste.
The Seychelles is protecting biodiversity in their incredible ocean reefs by protecting their financial future.
SkyLab Boston wants to protect the neighborhood of Roxbury from gentrification while promoting diversity in the tech industry.
In a frightening situation, Cape Town has introduced an even scarier mascot.
An architecture firm designed a cabin to show what's possible with sustainable building techniques and some family know-how.
China is on a mission to cover more than 30,000 miles of land mass with trees, and they're devoting military resources to the project.
In an effort to raise awareness about our most important pollinator, the Beecosystem has developed a hive that can support a bee family in your home, right where everyone can see it.
This new prefab has thought of every aspect of off-the-grid living and put it into an easily transported unit that's both beautiful and efficient in its design.
The U.K. is making slow moves to end plastic waste through parliament and its Prime Minister, so the Queen is taking action.
The company wants to show that they don't just talk about environmental responsibility and sustainable production—they live it.
The franchise started looking for a way to switch from polystyrene to paper in 2011. It's taken a long time, but Dunkin' Donuts may no longer be running on foam.
This is something you can do running, walking, biking, or boarding, because garbage is everywhere.
New and precise techniques for monitoring how flowers impact surrounding crops makes the case for replacing pesticides with daisies.
The village of Aberporth has gotten all of its local businesses to commit to ending plastic, after a local campaign merged with a larger awareness of how plastic is harming marine life.
This nonprofit organization is helping their community's safety and health, while growing strong beehives. Their tagline? "Work hard, stay bumble."
People have become addicted to pod-made single serving coffee, with disastrous environmental effects. There is a rush now to come up with the most functional, reusable cup model. This just might be it.
Soil is an untapped resource in the fight against climate change, if we could just pay attention to it.
City to Sea is an organization that is working to end plastic waste when it comes to drinking water, by simply encouraging people just to ask to refill their bottles. It's working.
Smallhold is a group that has combined technology and hydroponic growing systems to get fresh produce to restaurants—because the restaurants are growing their food right in the dining room.
The four countries boarded by the Mesoamerican Reef have banded together to protect this important marine life ecosystem, boosting their own economy in the process.
The French president is taking a big step forward when it comes to clean energy.
Ucareo is a small town in Mexico that could be vulnerable to predatory energy companies looking for land to develop. They're taking steps to make sure energy generated in their area will go benefit the community first.
A company has come up with a new way to enjoy the Northern Lights: in the middle of a frozen river.
Changes in how European countries have been largely dealing with their plastic waste means the government needs to come up with a solution fast. They're turning to recycling.
Iceland Foods has been leaning on plastics for its well-known frozen food line in the U.K. They've decided they have the technology to get rid of plastic and make their packaging recyclable—and no excuse not to.
Most standard recycling facilities can't process disposable coffee cups, which means billions fill the trash every year. This company thinks they've got a new design that will change how people recycle.
The numbers for the last year of energy production tell a complicated story about the battle for renewable power.
As a city built along many coastal waterways, NYC is extremely vulnerable to rising waters caused by climate change. The mayor's office is working on a plan to place the responsibility for damage caused by greenhouse emissions on corporations.
In Britain alone, 2.5 billion disposable cups end up in the trash every year. The government has had success with taxing plastic bags. Will taxing cups work to reduce waste?
Dell wants to draw attention to the global issue of e-waste, and encourage people to recycle their old electronics. They're upcycling the gold from their circuitboards into a beautiful line of affordable jewelry with actress and activist Nikki Reed.
By backing their own line of vegan and vegetarian products, Aldi is making these delicious treats far more accessible—and affordable.
A local chapter of The Surfrider Foundation has an annual event that gathers together activists dedicated to coastal conservation efforts. By collecting their old Christmas trees, the group is able to rebuild sand dunes in North Carolina.
The Buoyancy Foundation Project is encouraging people in certain flood risk areas to consider retrofitting their homes with a foundation that floats, but its being met with resistance in the U.S. despite success in many communities around the world.
"Sponge Cities" are a new initiative designed to contend with climate change and rising water in cities built to reject rain water, rather than absorb or use it.
Green Magic Homes combines the house of your fantasies with a dream for a greener Earth.
Germany is working to meet its goal of being at 60 percent renewable energy by 2050, and numbers from 2017 indicate they're moving faster towards their goal than they realized.
San Francisco is mimicking a successful program in Boston where doctors are able to refer patients to a food pantry with a specialty in nutrition.
As locations for windfarms near coastal lines dwindle, one company is proposing an extremely ambitious solution that they say will produce more energy and save money in the long run.
LOLI is taking the long history of mixing skincare products at home and making it so much easier.
An open source network for companies has been developed by Dell and Adrian Grenier's Lonely Whale foundation that will hopefully developed a pipeline that intercepts plastic before it gets to our waterways.
Millennials are spending billions of dollars every year, and they care about where that money is going. A new study shows that if your brand doesn't care about the Earth, young people are less likely to trust it.
The company's meatless burger patties have done great, moving from one grocery store to over five thousand in less than two years. These sausages are the next step in their vegan innovation.
Developing new plant-based protein meals is now seen as an opportunity for market growth in big companies, rather than a threat to their way of life.
Tiny houses are becoming increasingly popular, as they offer lower prices and unique innovations in housing. They're also becoming more and more sustainable.
A new proposal suggests that feeding dogs vegan meals will have a positive outcome for the environment—though it is hotly debated whether or not it will be positive for the dogs.
With the coffee industry accounting for more than half the agricultural business in the country, the way to maintain sustainable production is via communication. This new network focuses on making coffee production good for the planet and workers.
Their affordable new line comes with several innovations that might change how beauty products are made—and even how you shower.
Turtles are disappearing at an astonishing rate, as their natural habitats extend beyond human borders. The Philippines has begun an initiative to protect turtles in the Coral Triangle, but they need Malaysia and Indonesia to join them.
A historical site in Sydney decided they needed to refurbish their escalators, leaving behind five tons of old wooden treads. They've found the most beautiful way to repurpose them.
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.
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.
U.K. grocery chain East of England is cutting back on the country's food waste problem by offering perfectly good food that's passed its "best by" date at a steep discount.
Mall of America is welcoming a vegan chain from Texas into its food court, so vegans can find what they need in literally every department.
As sea levels rise, coastal areas are trying to figure out how to save their communities. One organization is suggesting we let the water in.
Pizza Hut tested out their vegan pizza recipe in a few locations, and the success of their product has lead them to expand to over 200 locations.
Grass and other "waste" produced by farming generally gets burned for energy or thrown in a landfill. Now, it's finding new life in a host of materials that could be used to build homes.