We worry about the ingredients in our food—why not our clothes? That's the thinking behind Fragmentario, a natural dye company in Brooklyn, N.Y., that is part of a growing design trend in the fashion industry.
Norway has taken steps to eliminate food waste in their country. Best For will be offering products that are close to or past the expiration date listed, but are still good to consume despite not being at their freshest levels.
A U.K.-based company is creating solar power units encased in glass blocks, which can be used like windows and seamlessly integrate into the facades of new or existing buildings, and ultimately create net-zero high rises.
While many travelers have a desire to do good and help out the communities they’re visiting, many aren’t sure where to start. A new socially conscious hotel booking platform aims to help travelers out by giving them the chance to give back in a huge way - and all before they've left home.
It might seem counterintuitive, but sometimes technology really can connect people back with the environment. Not sure how to recycle that flexible plastic or where to buy local produce? Here are five free apps to make your life a little greener.
Don't throw away those fruity pulps and husks! They can be reused to make some interesting new cocktails. Trash Tiki is touring all over the world to give us more awareness on the waste created from drinking with easy recipes that anyone can make.
The Elbike—which raised more than 10,000 times its initial ask of $35,000 before funding ended Aug. 15—promises to be the word’s first customizable e-bike on the market while also being among the most affordable.
Researchers in Mexico City want to use the traditional prickly pear cactus for more than food, and they've found the perfect niche with a biogas generator built next to a produce marketplace.
Every year, beer brewing creates eight million pounds of perishable byproduct that generally enters the waste stream. One startup is trying to curb this waste, and turn that byproduct into a healthy, sustainable beverage.
The Home Depot will be installing 50,000 solar panels across their stores in California and the Northeastern part of the United States. They'll be working with Current by GE on the project while adding Tesla Powerpacks to select stores.
Ikea is planning to cut its food waste by 50 percent in the next three years by implementing the use of digital scales in its cafeterias to measure the amount of food it wastes, as gather data to figure the best way to reduce that waste.
Transitioning to renewable energy doesn't just help the environment, but saves lives. A new research study from 2007 to 2015 shows that better air quality from wind and solar generation compared to fossil fuels could have saved up to 12,700 lives.
Lunch for most people is a simple affair. They go to a store, buy food, and throw out the packaging. That 20 minute experience creates lasting problems with plastics piling up in the trash. One woman in NYC is helping to change that narrative.
Australia is looking at various ways to store solar generated power. A new solar thermal power plant is going online in 2020 at Port Augusta, which is much more efficient than its photovoltaic companion. Will it take over the battery market?
These are the top 10 United States cities for sustainability, according to a new report out this month, taking into account factors like alternative energy, gender equality, responsible land stewardship, and innovation.
An Indonesian artists is trying to draw attention to the pollution of water around his country's shores by making gigantic works out of discarded plastic.
One company based in Maine is keeping thousands of materials out of landfills each year by accepting donated sails and up-cycling them into stylish pieces. Their core business is based on recycled materials as they focus on using local materials and talent. With so many companies struggling to meet their sustainability goals, it’s great to see one whose making real change through their sustainable practices and goods.
Chile has the geological potential to grow their green energy, such as creating geothermal plants at volcanoes and installing solar farms at one of the hottest deserts in the entire world. The renewable push has been made due to inconsistencies in traditional methods.