A new startup seeks to change the way we eat by removing the need to transport food altogether. Instead of trucking farm-fresh produce from miles away to farmers markets in city centers, EkoFARMER brings modular greenhouses directly to you.
Over the last few decades, the city of Detroit has struggled through difficult economic shifts. But now, Detroit is bouncing back. Recently the city purchased nearly 8 miles of property to create a new greenway for its citizens.
Tesla is currently in talks with the Shanghai Municipal Government to bring a Gigafactory into China. The company released a statement after rumors increased this week and denied any deals being made.
The city of Alameda is dealing with lots of pollution on their coasts, and one needless common item found is plastic straws. Over 45 million straws are used annually at restaurants, and they're looking into limiting their use with an on-demand system.
The Abita Brewing Company was already years ahead of the craft beer craze that's sweeped the United States. They're also well ahead of running a remarkable sustainable brewery that limits energy usage and creates greener bottles.
HP and Thread have teamed up to eliminate the hazards of kids collecting plastic from landfills in Haiti. They're giving education scholarships, training adults to help in their collection efforts, and are converting plastics into ink cartridges.
Taking a page from designer and architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Colorado firm Studio B Architects has teamed up with Cuningham Group to revamp a rural community school with details—and energy—inspired by nature.
Coming in the fall, a new partnership is expected to bring solar power to a Nepalese state park focused on rhino and tiger conservation, while simultaneously training 10 women to be solar industry entrepreneurs.
Oslo is one of Europe's biggest cities that is taking a gigantic stand against carbon emissions. After its initial plans of banning personally-owned cars in its bustling center market were met with criticism, they'll instead phase out parking.
The New York City mayor's office recently announced an initiative of over $100 million to help the city beat the summer's scorching heat. The initiative will fund tree-planting, rooftop gardens, and related projects across the city.
Wheelys, a Swedish-based startup that has created a solar-powered mobile cafe, is stepping up their game with a mobile convenience store. Called Moby, the store is able to run itself with no checkouts, the ability to restock itself, and delivery options.
World War II veteran Russ Gremel was an avid outdoorsman his whole life, who made millions in the stock market. Now, at 98-years-old, he's giving it all away to his local Audubon Society.
Receiving fresh greens and herbs every week is now a reality if you work in a Brooklyn office. A new startup is giving select workers 12 months to grow an over 300-square foot garden in old steel shipping containers.
Community gardens are great ways to enhance local communities, meet your neighbors, get your hands dirty, and even to feed yourself and your family without taking on a backyard garden all by yourself.
In England, people throw out around 15 million tons of food per year. But London company Rubies in the Rubble has created a pop up eatery featuring unique sandwiches and sauces made from foods which would otherwise go to the landfill.
Activist Joshua Konkankoh is a farmer determined to make his home village of Cameroon a place for sustainable development. By creating an ecovillage he's preserving his culture's traditions and connecting with the village's youth.
Actor Robert Llewellyn, best known for his role as Kryten on BBC2's Red Dwarf, has been trying to bring green energy to his home village of Temple Guiting for over two years. Now, his project is finally on the verge of success.
Solana Beach, California is known for being eco-friendly. Now the city has taken a big step toward a clean energy future, by voting to give it's residents a clean-energy alternative to their current, traditional energy provider.