More From Marissa Higgins
Plastic Bags Aren't As Recyclable As You Might Think — What You Should KnowSome plastic bags are recyclable, but most aren't. However, that's not to say there aren't resources where you can recycle your bags.
The Importance of Transparency in Green Spaces: A Q&A With OuterknownThis company isn't playing around when it comes to transparency.
The Important Reason You Should Never Flush Your ContactsContact lenses are not biodegradable, and that's a big deal — and why you should never flush them.
Virginia Is Helping Everyone Become A BeekeeperVirginia leadership is hoping to help bee populations after a notably bad winter.
6 Places To Buy Eco-Conscious Summer ShoesThese 6 brands reliably offer great summer styles that are easy on the planet.
NYC Landlords Hope To Cut Energy Use By 20% By 2030NYC is hoping to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
France To Make Bottles Made With Recycled Plastic Less ExpensiveFrance has introduced bottles made with less expensive recycled plastic.
Here's How To Get A Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte At StarbucksThere's a hack to get a vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks — even if your country doesn't offer it.
Colombia Commits To Deforestation-Free Cocoa ProductionColombia is leading the path to creating chocolate while minimizing environmental harm.
This Is Ireland's First Plastic-Free CafeThe plastic-free movement isn't slowing down.
4 Eco-Friendly Jackets Perfect For FallAll the style, and all the sustainability.
California Just Passed A Bill To Ban Cosmetic Testing On AnimalsCalifornia is leading the way in banning animal testing for cosmetics.
This Pacific Island Just Voted To Protect Their Coral ReefNew Caledonia has voted to protect the coral reef.
House Of Blues Officially Bans Plastic StrawsMusic venues are banning plastic straws as a way to reduce single-use plastic waste.
66% Of Americans Are Willing To Try Clean MeatMany consumers are willing to pay more for clean, lab-grown meat.
This College Now Runs On 100% Solar EnergyHampshire College made history as the first residential college in the US to run on solar energy.
Starbucks Debuts 2 Coffees Packed With Plant-Based ProteinStarbucks has just added two new plant-based, protein-filled coffees.
This Study Shows Sustainable Farming Can Improve ProductivityEco-friendly farming can actually increase productivity.
This T-Shirt Company Is Making It Easy To Avoid Fast FashionThis t-shirt company is taking on fast fashion — by making high quality shirts more accessible.
Maryland Just Made It Easier Than Ever To Use Solar PowerMaryland just launched a new solar power project — and it's open to everybody.
This Plant-Based Butter Is Made From ChickpeasYou can use this dairy-free chickpea butter exactly as you'd use traditional butter.
Beeswax Wraps Are An Eco-Friendly Alternative To Plastic WrapThese beeswax wraps are a more sustainable alternative to plastic wrap.
People Are Mad About The New Eco-Friendly Urinals In ParisPeople in Paris are having a strong reaction to new eco-friendly urinals.
Switching 50% Of Beef With Vegan Protein Saves 72,000 Square Miles Of LandYou don't need to cut out beef entirely, just cut it back, to help the planet.
IKEA's First Store In India Is Using Solar-Powered RickshawsAt IKEA, they're developing solar-powered rickshaws for delivery.
This Jam Is The Perfect Way To Use Extra Summer FruitThis easy jam is a perfect way to use up extra fruit.
Crows Are Being Trained To Pick Up Trash In This Popular Theme ParkCrows get treats for picking up trash in this French theme park.
Inside EcoVillage Ithaca: A Q&A With Cofounder Liz WalkerEcovillages aren't just for hippies — and this cofounder proves
These U.K. Theme Parks Are Offering Half Price Tickets For Your TrashYou can get a big discount just for bringing your used plastic bottles at these UK Theme Parks
6 Plant-Based Foods You Can Find In Most Grocery StoresIt's easier to find plant-based foods at your local grocer than you might expect.
5 Plant-Based Restaurants In The South You Don't Want To MissThese veggie restaurants are more creative than you might expect.
Plant-Based Milk Sales Rise 30% Since 2015 In The UKYoung people are buying a lot non-dairy alternatives as the sales continue to rise.
Ketchup Packets Could Be Next To Go In Fight Against Single-Use PlasticsSadly, the convenient ketchup packages we know and love aren't recyclable.
The World's Biggest Solar Farm Is Coming To A Desert In EgyptNo more will Egypt rely on expensive, imported fossil fuels thanks to world's biggest solar farm.
5 Plant-Based Breakfasts Perfect For Every MorningThese vegan breakfasts are an easy way to start your day.
84% Of New Buses Might Be Electric By 2030New research predicts most new buses will be electric in the coming decade.
Fish In The Ocean Are In Danger Of Losing Their Sense Of SmellFish rely on their ability to smell to find food and locate predators - and they are losing that ability.
Hemp Might Be The Secret Ingredient For Sustainable FarmingHemp could be a key player when it comes to sustainable farming.
This Subscription Box Of Non-Toxic Cleaning Products Gives Back To Puerto RicoThese non-toxic cleaning products are giving back to Puerto Rico.
7 Meat-Free Proteins Perfect For The GrillGoing meat-free doesn't mean skipping protein on the grill this summer!
This Tech Giant Just Committed To Using 100% Renewable EnergyFujistu is a leader in the tech space, and has just committed to using all clean energy.
Global Dairy Consumption Drops More Than 20%Global dairy consumption has dropped by one-fifth, study finds.
This Female Entrepreneur Wants To Replace Plastic Toothbrushes With BambooWhile people are tackling plastic straws, this woman wants to tackle toothbrushes, too.
This Simple Syrup Recipe Is The Easiest Way To Use Extra FruitInstead of tossing your overly ripe fruit, you can turn it into a simple syrup in about 30 minutes.
6 Ocean-Safe Sunscreens To Check OutThese six sunscreens protect your skin without harming the planet.
7 Etsy Shops Full Of Cruelty-Free SkincareThese Etsy shops have plenty of offerings when it comes to cruelty-free skincare.
This Town Is Using Leftover Shells From Local Restaurants To Make A 'Living Barrier Reef'This town has helped their local reef by reusing leftover shells.
1 Out Of Every 3 Caught Fish Is Never Actually EatenA new study has found that most fish caught are never consumed.
5 Eco-Friendly Period Products You Will Actually Want To UseThese products will make your time of the month a little more "green."
The Impossible Burger Is Now Available At This Popular Chain RestaurantThe Impossible Burger — a popular plant-based "burger" — is now available at Cheesecake Factory.