According to a new research study, between 1950 and 2015, humans produced 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics. A shocking 6.3 billion tons of which ended up in landfills.
A new company is offering natural personal-care items for less than anything you can find at big chains. Their secret? Cut out all middlemen to bring healthy products from the factory directly to the consumer.
Hoping the sun can charge up a Model 3 while driving around? Elon Musk shot down any chance of that option in the near future by saying that vehicles are a bad option to generate electricity.
Runway fashion designer Stella McCartney is striving to combat the planet's growing waste problem. McCartney is integrating eco-friendly elements into her clothing and releasing photos aimed at raising awareness.
Nauto, a self-driving startup, made it big this week thanks to multiple major automakers investing nearly $160 million in the company. Nauto's goal is to retrieve data from drivers and the road with a two-way dashcam.
Nissan is improving regenerative braking, which has been a common feature among electric vehicles. Their new e-Pedal can control speed changes and braking all with one pedal, which will aid in recharging the car's battery.
An artist and a scientist have paired up to find a way to clean Ohio's murky waterways while building a sustainable paint-making company, turning pollution into pigments.
In a community solar energy system, people can opt to share solar energy from one network, splitting costs. This system has taken off in a big way in Minnesota, which now leads the U.S. in successful community solar programs.
With a rising cost of living, and housing in particular a growing expense, many young people are eager to find options that are both affordable and eco-conscious. That's where Launch POD hopes to come into the housing market.
Researchers at Georgia Tech have discovered a better way to provide home assistance for those that struggle walking up and down stairs. This new project can be temporarily placed on a stairway and can store energy or release it when needed.
A reusable, compostable coffee sleeve is just the beginning of one company’s foray into designing a zero-waste future, helping everyday Americans make eco-conscious choices with every cup of coffee or tea they drink.
A group of Mexican students have created carpet that can grow crops with human urine. The product is geared toward those in developing countries with limited resources, and the filtering system makes urine a valuable fertilizer.
Because dietary supplements aren't regulated by the FDA, supplement companies sometimes use outlandish claims to sell their products. But one company, Revere, had vowed to use solid science in marketing their plant-based drink mixes.
Is solar energy the best long-term renewable resource for the United States? Elon Musk makes a case for it at a governors' meeting, pointing out how we've used the sun for many generations before us.
California residents have a chance to test out a Tesla vehicle through a local ridesharing service called Tesloop, created by a teen. They can take advantage of the EV's amenities while traveling to another location in Southern California.
A new study in Environmental Research Letters has calculated the effects of certain lifestyles in combating the planet's rising temperatures, and actually ranks their effectiveness. Here are the top five things you can do to help.
A solar power company is installing pavement that produces enough energy from the sun to charge our cellphones, all while fostering local community.
Shell and Allego will be bringing electric vehicle charging stations to gas stations located in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The news continues the push by Shell to dive into renewable energy, but they still see a future for fossil fuels.