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Here are five ways to make a difference by going green at the grocery store.
A solar-powered mini-home, originally built for the 2005 Solar Decathlon competition, will soon house its first real, full-time residents: Lisa and Matt Gunneson of Michigan, who are excited to inhabit the 660 square-foot house.
The "Desert City" complex in Madrid, Spain, is like a museum of cacti. From luscious cacti displays to a restaurant and activity center, "Desert City" has everything visitors need to spend a day celebrating these beautiful desert plants.
In Lake Geneva, a new tool in the fight against water pollution has recently been unleashed. Envirobot, an eel-like, swimming robot developed to sniff out the source of water pollution, is currently being tested in the Swiss waters.
Restaurants generate a lot of waste in the form of food scraps. Usually such scraps end up in the trash, but one Colorado-based pickle company has found a way to utilize its food scraps by turning them into compost and Bloody Mary's.
Vail Resorts, the world's largest mountain resort company, recently announced a plan to eliminate its environmental impact by 2030. By then, the company hopes to achieve zero emissions, zero waste, and an offset impact on forests.
Eco-friendly paper might sound like an oxymoron, but in fact, you have two major sourcing options when it comes to purchasing paper that is gentle on the environment, even before you reuse it and toss it into the recycling bin.
During the month of June, Scotland achieved a milestone, producing the equivalent of six day's worth of energy for the entire country. This record could spell progress for those hoping to see greater investments in renewable energy.
At a municipal waste facility in Denver Colorado, an unlikely hero sorts through trash, and removes recyclable items before they are sent to landfills. His name is Clarke, and he's a robot, developed by AMP Robotics.
Moringa, also known as the "tree of life," is a plant that has been praised for its health benefits in Asia and Africa for centuries. Today, it's is available in supplement form, and boasts a host of surprising health benefits.