Living

This Solar-Powered Prefab House Can Be Installed In A Single Day

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.

By Aimee Lutkin
1 week ago
Living

Disney Opens New Ecotourism Destination In France

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. 

By Desirée Kaplan
1 week ago
Living

This Company Is Making Shoes Out Of Used Airbags and Tires

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.

By Tessa Love
2 weeks ago
News

'Redwood Forest' Solar-Powered Domes Offer Green Way To Live On Mars

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.

By Brian Spaen
2 weeks ago
News

Carlsberg's Swedish Brewery Is Officially Carbon Neutral

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.

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
Community

Texas Developers Open New Affordable, Eco-Friendly Homes

A new housing development in Austin, Texas aims to make eco-friendly housing units with sustainable features more affordable for the average homeowner. 

By Desirée Kaplan
2 weeks ago
News

This 'Half-Tree House' Is A Unique Upgrade To Traditional Log Cabins

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.

By Brian Spaen
3 weeks ago
Renewables

This Lamp Lights Up With Power From Living Plants

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.

By Desirée Kaplan
3 weeks ago
Living

This Fashion Student Is Growing His Own Clothes

Liberty University fashion student Luis Quijano has discovered a new way to create sustainable clothing: by growing his leather-like fabrics using fermented water, sugar, green tea, and kombucha.

By Tessa Love
3 weeks ago
Living

These Gorgeous Vegan Shoes Are Made From Apple Peels

Veerah shoes is a new line that allows wearers to mix and match their look, considering sustainability in the closet and on the Earth.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 weeks ago
Living

'Chooose' Startup Helps Companies Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

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. 

By Desirée Kaplan
4 weeks ago
Food

New 'Spoiler Alert' App Works To Minimize Food Waste

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. 

By Desirée Kaplan
1 month ago
Living

This Beautiful Blue Town Is Majorly Investing In Green Living

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. 

By Aimee Lutkin
1 month ago
News

Green 'Smart' Wall Humidifies And Purifies Air Indoors

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.

By Brian Spaen
1 month ago
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