Many bars and restaurants are starting to adopt the practice of ditching plastic straws in Portland, Oregon. They join a number of cities that are looking to put a dent into the 500 million plastic straws used in the United States daily.
A paper-based battery created by Fuelium generates energy from liquid samples, and it could be a new way to power single-use diagnostic tests.
The Seychelles is protecting biodiversity in their incredible ocean reefs by protecting their financial future.
The new event highlights an innovator challenge that awards the winning startup with a $50,000 grant and various guest speakers promote sustainable solutions.
A new study has taken up the question of whether electric powered delivery drones are more environmentally friendly than delivery trucks.
Peru created a new national park to preserve over two million acres of rainforest. It's a move that saves animal and plant life that indigenous groups rely on and continues a trend of South American countries that are preventing deforestation.
Consumers Energy in Michigan, which powers 60 percent of the state's citizens, will be shutting down all of their coal-fired power plants by 2040. They join another local utility in the pledge and they've already reduced 38 percent of emissions as of 2016.
A study that polled nearly 2,000 US consumers participating in a plant-based diet suggests that people are choosing with their tastebuds.
SkyLab Boston wants to protect the neighborhood of Roxbury from gentrification while promoting diversity in the tech industry.
Founder and CEO Sir James Dyson has revealed that the company is aiming to release not one, but three electric cars in the near future
Ikea, who offers both cheap food and furniture, is adding healthier vegan options to their menu. The new Veggie Dog will be tested out at a location in Sweden and could roll out to all European stores by August.
In response to Chile’s wildfire destruction, three dogs are the unlikely heroes helping to replant the local forests. Armed with special backpacks brimming with native seeds, the dogs help regrow trees as they run through destroyed forests.
Located in northern Norway, Svart will be the world’s first hotel to produce its own power and reduce its energy needs by 85 percent compared to other hotels.
In a frightening situation, Cape Town has introduced an even scarier mascot.
A new property from RX Architects provides a new sustainable family home that's next to Rye Harbour Natural Reserve at East Sussex. The building provides great insulation from its timber frame and solar panels run the hot water and heating needs.
An architecture firm designed a cabin to show what's possible with sustainable building techniques and some family know-how.
Finland has become a hotbed for fast food chains testing out their new soy-based meat options. After McDonald's trotted out their McVegan burger, Subway has created the "Vegan Delight."
To help put an end to food waste, restaurants have a new, convenient way to offer excess food at a fraction of the price to their customers.