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.
Dutch design studio Studio Nienke Hoogvliet has created a sustainable urn out of a bioplastic formed from wastewater. The urn mitigates and slows the release of ashes into the soil, protecting it from toxins.
Abandoned for over a decade, an old sugar refinery was repurposed into a new luxury hotel called Alila Yangshuo. Opened last summer, the complex provides a fusion of history into a modern-day resort with 117 guest rooms and a number of incredible amenities.
Two Dutch designers have created a 3D-printable bioplastic made from algae. With the ability to be printed into any shape, the substance has the power to replace plastics while also reversing its pollutant effects.
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.
Disney teamed up with the Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs Groups to create a destination focused on sustainability. Located right outside of France's capital, Villages Nature Paris offers three "worlds" to bring visitors closer to nature.
Portugal-based fashion company NAE Vegan is adding a boot made from upcycled airbags and old car tires to their collection of stylish, ethically made shoes.
MIT researchers developed a way for humans to live on Mars. Their project, "Redwood Forest," won an award for their architectural design, which features connected underground communities that thrive with forests protected by domes on the surface.
Carlsberg, a leader in the beer industry, has announced that one of their facilities is now operating on biogas and green electricity. As a result, the brewery produces zero carbon emissions and offers a promising model for brewers everywhere.
A new housing development in Austin, Texas aims to make eco-friendly housing units with sustainable features more affordable for the average homeowner.
An architecture firm that has a focus on sustainability has created the "Half-Tree House," which is mostly built from local materials and is heated with a Jotul stove.
Dutch designer, Ermi van Oers has created a lamp that can power itself with the energy from living plants. Dubbed, the Living Light, this futuristic luminary offers a fresh look at off the grid renewable energy sourced directly from nature.
Veerah shoes is a new line that allows wearers to mix and match their look, considering sustainability in the closet and on the Earth.
Large companies can buy the right to pollute by purchasing CO2 emissions permits instead of implementing less harmful environmental practices. Chooose makes it harder for businesses to pollute through this system by purchasing and reducing available CO2 emission permits on the market.
Spoiler Alert is a new company that creates software to connect organizations like food producers, food banks, and pantries. This system allows everyone to communicate in real time and keep food waste down by getting it to the right people quickly.
Chefchaouen is a town in Morocco that is being lauded for its efforts towards sustainability and green living, which pair perfectly with its tourism business.
In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the workplace, we need a much better plant-life balance than most of us have. Naava, a Finland startup, created a smart green wall that not only helps this, but takes away the responsibilities of maintenance.