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First All-Vegan Cruise Prepares To Set Sail In Australia

With Australia being one of the fastest countries to adopt a vegan lifestyle, a luxury cruise set for later this year focuses on the mental and physical pluses of going plant-based.

By Brian Spaen
6 days ago
News

These Flood-Proof Towers Could Withstand Rising Sea Levels In NYC

An architectural firm based in New York has designed a proposal to address issues of rising sea levels and affordable housing in New York City. The complex, dotted with unique towers will anticipate a significant influx of water over the next few decades.

By Desirée Kaplan
6 days ago
Living

This Tiny Egg-Shaped House Makes It Easy To Live Sustainably Off The Grid

This new prefab has thought of every aspect of off-the-grid living and put it into an easily transported unit that's both beautiful and efficient in its design.

By Aimee Lutkin
7 days ago
Living

These Farm-To-Table Flowers Are Perfect For Your Eco-Friendly Valentine

Bouqs disrupted the flower industry by delivering sustainable flowers to customer's straight from farmers. The simplified supply chain also eliminates carbon emissions from middlemen.

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Living

Unique Eco-Friendly Homes Provide Safe Housing For Displaced Communities

Cal-Earth designed a sustainable home that is fire-proof, hurricane-proof, tornado-proof, and earthquake resistant. The organization teaches people how to build these dome-shaped houses with just a handful of basic materials. 

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Living

How 'Bureo' Transforms Recycled Fish Nets Into Eco-Friendly Toys

Bureo, a U.S. manufacturer, has tackled ocean pollution by upcycling used plastic into unique products. The company's Net Positiva program in Chile allows them to turn discarded plastic fish nets into items like skateboards and Jenga pieces. 

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Renewables

100% Solar-Powered Hotel To Break Ground In Dubai

InterContinental Hotels Group has partnered with Diamond Developers to create a fully eco-friendly hotel in The Sustainable City. The property will be powered by 100 percent solar energy and will be the first fully sustainable hotel in Dubai.

By Desirée Kaplan
3 weeks ago
Living

'Casa Pollo' Is An Eco-Friendly Home Built From Recycled Materials

Created by Ortuzar Gebauer Arquitectos, the Casa Pollo is a throwback to old Chiloe Island warehouses. It provides the mixture of indoor-outdoor living with open spaces and a protected upper level, and the structure is made out of reclaimed zinc plates and native wood.

By Brian Spaen
3 weeks ago
News

Study Finds Being A Homebody Is Great For The Planet

People are staying at home more these days, whether it comes to working remotely, stream movies, or eat at home instead of going out. By doing so, a recent study finds that it has cut our total energy usage in the US by nearly two percent.

By Brian Spaen
3 weeks ago
Living

This Countertop Eco-Friendly Dishwasher Is A Game-Changer For Small Apartments

Heatworks and Frog have come together to create a  high tech dishwasher that is good for the environment and consumers' budgets. The Tetra's claim to fame is its practical size and ability to use minimal amounts of water. Without the need to hook up to a plumbing system, the only thing a user needs is an electrical outlet. 

By Desirée Kaplan
4 weeks ago
Living

This Floating Hotel Is An Eco-Friendly Winter Wonderland Come To Life

A company has come up with a new way to enjoy the Northern Lights: in the middle of a frozen river.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 weeks ago
Living

This Coffee Machine Reduces Energy Use For An Eco-Friendly Cup

A company in Spain is working with the European Union to create an environmentally friendly coffee machine. The machine is designed to use energy and water more efficiently. It also keeps the user connected through high tech features. 

By Desirée Kaplan
1 month ago
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Why Popular Alcohol Companies Are Eliminating Plastic From Their Brands

Two alcohol companies behind popular brands like Johnnie Walker, Guinness, and Jameson Irish Whiskey are eliminating plastic straws and stirrers entirely. They won't be used in their offices, at events, or in future advertisements.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
Living

These Purses Are Made From Washable Paper That Mimics Leather

From fashion to accessories to homeware, the line boasts a wide range of eco-friendly, lightweight items. While they look and feel like leather, the secret behind these bags is a special natural fiber. 

By Desirée Kaplan
1 month ago
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