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This Community Uses Old Christmas Trees To Rebuild Sand DunesA local chapter of the Surfrider Foundation in Cape Fear, North Carolina, have a tradition of burying their Christmas trees on the beach, which helps rebuild sand dunes in the area.
New York City Announces Plan To Divest From Fossil FuelsNew York City announced a plan to divest money set aside for pension funds from fossil fuel companies with the goals to remover $5 billion in the next five years.
California Is The First State To Require Pet Stores Sell Rescue AnimalsThis week, California took a big step towards combating animal cruelty.
This New Program Gives Veterans A Fresh Start With Sustainable FarmingHeroic Farms is a non-profit organization that trains military veterans in what they need to know to be sustainable farmers at their growing facility in upstate New York.
National Geographic Honors Inventors Who Want To Save The PlanetOn September 18th, National Geographic celebrated the winners of their Chasing Genius campaigns, which encouraged innovators around the world to submit their creative ideas for how they'd like to change the world.
M&M's Promotes Wind Power And Renewable Energy In Sweet Ad CampaignJust ahead of Climate Week, Red and Yellow are being put to good use with the candy's new renewable energy campaign, called "Fans of Wind."
This Artistic Air Conditioner Can Cool A House Without Using Any Electricity At AllAn architecture firm called Ant Studio has partnered with company DEKI Electronics to create a cooling system that is electricity free.
China Launches Initiative For 'Sponge Cities' To Combat FloodingChina Launches Initiative For 'Sponge Cities' To Combat Flooding
These Healthy Soups Come In Eco-Friendly Edible ContainersSoupculture was launched at a Ukrainian food festival in 2014, and now has franchises in Poland and Slovakia, and will soon expand to Czechia and Belarus.
Carbon-Neutral Book Empowers Kids To Protect The EnvironmentUS climate scientist Michael E. Mann and Australian writer and illustrator Megan Herbert met in 2013 at the 101 Earth summit Reykjavik.
Greece Is Campaigning To Remove Plastic Waste From Their OceansGreece's beaches have a serious plastic waste issue, and volunteer diver George Sarelakos is fighting that.
This 'Biological House' Is Built From Eco-Waste That Would Otherwise Be BurnedThis Biological House in Denmark was built almost entirely from upcycled materials that are considered waster like grass, straw, and seaweed.
This Floating Hotel Is An Eco-Friendly Winter Wonderland Come To LifeThe Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa will float on the Lule River in Sweden and will include four saunas, a hot bath, and views of the Northern Lights.
This Company Builds And Delivers Sustainable Prefabs In 3 MonthsSustainable modular home company Ecospace Studios has options for everyone's needs.
Green Power Generated Almost All New Electric Capacity In 2017In 2017, 94.7 percent of new electric capacity generated in the U.S. is from renewable sources, according to Engadget.
Solar Energy Brings New Income To Traditional FarmsA growing trend among traditional farming is the incorporation of solar panel arrays, so crop and livestock producing farms can also
This Company Cracked The Code On Making Recyclable Coffee CupsFrugalpac cups are made from recyclable cardboard and a plastic lining that is easy to remove at a standard recycling station.
Restaurants Are Installing Their Own Mini Indoor Farms To Grow MushroomsA company called Smallhold has developed a hydroponic system that can be installed in restaurants to grow mushrooms, whose health is monitored by the company's technology.
The World's Largest Parking Lot For Bikes Is Opening In The NetherlandsThe Netherlands are known for bike transit, so it makes sense that they will now be home to the largest bike parking lot in the world with 12,500 spots — but the Dutch still don't think it's big enough!
Advocates Push For Farmland To Eliminate Carbon Within Its Growth CycleIn an essay in Quartz, Dr. Louis Verchot, argues that agriculture accounts for 24 percent of greenhouse gas emission and recommends soil carbon sequestration.
Unique Installation Mimics Sound Of Galloping Horses Using Wind EnergyAn architecture studio called NEON created at site-specific installation at the Chesters Roman Fort, in the north of England, that honors the history of the area while utilizing sustainable wind energy.
This Machine Makes Reusable Coffee Capsules You Can CustomizeA product called CAPSULIER has opened a Kickstarter to fund their machine that produces single servings of coffee in a reusable cup.
'Plogging' Is The New Trend That Gets You Fit While Saving The PlanetPeople in Sweden have started the "plogging" trend which combines jogging and plucking, which means you pick up trash as you go.
The World's First Floating Wind Farm Is Already Changing Green EnergyFloating wind turbines off the coast has been experimented with before, but never at the scale it is at Hywind Scotland.
This Hydroponic Farm Is Speeding Up NYC's Farm-To-Table ProcessFarm One is producing food for restaurants that can be harvested and biked over to your plate in 30 minutes.
Bali Organized 20,000 People To Do A Massive Beach Clean-UpOne Island One Voice's event is meant to raise awareness about the insufficient waste management system in Bali.
This Indoor Farm Is Trying To Revolutionize The Growing Process In SwedenPlantagon is close to finding an economically stable way to grow plants indoors that benefits the building itself.
Wales Officially Pledged To Become A 'Zero Waste' Nation By 2050Wales has set the goal for being a "zero waste" nation in 2050.
Emmanuel Macron Promises Coal Power Plants Will Shut Down In France By 2021At the World Economci Forum in Switzerland, French President Emmanuel Macron announced plans to shut down coal-fired energy plants by 2021.
Coca-Cola Is Looking For Someone To Solve Their Sugar Problem For $1 MillionAmid health concerns about aspartame and sustainability problems with natural sweeteners like Stevia, Coca-Cola is offering a $1 million reward for the inventor of a natural, sustainable sugar replacement.
How 'Eco-Machines' Can Help Architects Create Sustainable HousingWhat are eco-machines and how can architects incorporate them in their sustainable housing design? How the very structure of a home can be turned into a microfarm.
'Detroit Hives' Is Turning Abandoned City Lots Into Bee FarmsThe non-profit organization Detroit Hives is on a mission to turn abandoned land into functioning beehives, to grow and protect neighborhoods in the community.
Dunkin' Donuts Is Finally Ending Their Use Of Foam CupsDunkin' Donuts announced plans to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups from their locations beginning spring of 2018 and reaching their goal by2020.
Malibu Bans Restaurants From Giving Customers Plastic Straws And UtensilsMalibu's City Council banned restaurants and other businesses from giving customers plastic straws, stirrers, or utensils.
Goodyear Floats Idea For Moss-Lined Tire That Absorbs Carbon DioxideGoodyear tires is considering making a tire that would clean the air as it rolls down the highway.
This Beehive Is Making It Easy For People To Start Their Own ApiaryFlow Hive is eliminating some of the difficulty and making beekeeping far more feasible for the amateur apiarist.
New Vegan Beer Hall Brings Plant-Based Bar Food To BostonRewild is Boston's newest vegan beer hall.
This Device May Save Birds Endangered By Wind Energy TowersAcoustic Lighthouse aims to save birds from wind energy towers.
This 3D Printed House Can Be Built In Less Than 48 HoursICON and New Story are developing a 3D printer that can build an entire house,.
This Firm From Israel Is Finding A Way For Landfill Waste To Actually Be UsefulIsraeli Firm UBQ is finding a way for landfill waste to actually be useful.
Norway Is Building Europe's First Underwater RestaurantA Norwegian architecture firm called Snøhetta is building Europe’s first underwater restaurant, for people who feel like they need an especially adventurous dining experience.
These Floating Homes Are Zero-Emissions And Hurricane ProofA Dutch architect named Koen Olthuis has created a vision of how people will live in the future—out on the water.
Colombia Certifies 6 New Towns As Sustainable Tourism DestinationsColombia has approved six towns as eco-tourism spots.
A Man Planted A Tree Every Day For 37 Years And Grew A Beautiful OasisJadav Payeng is the subject of a short documentary called Forest Man. Over 37 years, he planted a tree a day, creating a beautiful forest out of what was once a barren sandbar.
Portland Pub Replaces Beef With Vegan 'Impossible' BurgersWhite Owl Social Club in Portland is replacing beef with the Impossible burger.
Why Scientists Want To Turn Cacti Into Renewable Energy In MexicoSuema, a green energy startup in Mexico, is taking waste from cacti processed for food consumption into renewable enrgy with their biogas generator.
Scientists Built A Robotic Fish Designed To Explore Coral ReefsScientists built a robotic fish called SoFi, designed to explore coral reefs.
Vegan Beauty Product Sales Are Skyrocketing In The U.K.A new report reveals that vegan "prestige" beauty products are on the rise in the U.K.
Why People In The UK Have Drastically Reduced Their Meat IntakeAccording to Veg News, 28 percent of British people have reduced their meat intake. Here's why vegetarianism is growing in the UK.
France Is Building The World's Largest Single-Dome GreenhouseA greenhouse called Tropicalia is being built in France, and it will be the world's largest.