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These Solar Windows Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy

Student Invents Solar Windows That Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy

Carvey Maigue, a student at Mapúa University in the Philippines, is the first-ever Sustainability Winner of The James Dyson Award 2020. Maigue's AuREUS system converts food waste into UV sequestering windows and walls that...

Climate Risk Reports to be Mandatory for Big UK Companies

The UK government could make climate risk reports mandatory for all large companies within the next five years. Conservative politician and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the change earlier this month. According to...
Thanksgiving History: What Indigenous Americans Can Teach Us About Sustainability

Thanksgiving History: What Indigenous Americans Can Teach Us About Sustainability

Thanksgiving might look a little different to normal this year, with fewer gathered around the table. But Thanksgiving is always a good time to show gratitude — even if you’re not able to spend...
How Important Is Recycling?

How Important Is Recycling?

Recycling takes time, space, and effort. But even when it feels like your actions as an individual are a drop in the metaphorical (and literal) ocean, recycling makes a big difference to the planet....

The 4 Biggest Myths About Methane, Debunked

Methane occurs naturally in the world. But human behavior is increasing its presence in the atmosphere. This is having a significant impact on the environment and speeding up the effects of climate change. Methane—the chemical...
Here's Everything You Need to Know About Greenwashing

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Greenwashing

From the 24-hour news cycle to pop-up ads magically curated to our wants and desires, to product labeling on everything from t-shirts to meat products, the marketing messages we see daily can be overwhelming....
How to Shop for Sustainable Athleisure Clothing

How to Shop for Sustainable Athleisure Clothing

Athleisure has progressed quickly from the days of arguments over whether or not leggings are pants. Look, now you can get leggings that look professional! There are hoodies with necklines that look like they...

IKEA Wants to Buy Back Your Used Furniture

From November, IKEA will buy back certain furniture items from its customers to reduce waste. The new circular economy-inspired scheme is launching to coincide with Black Friday in order to "take a stand" against...
Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Coffee

Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Coffee

Coffee is the most popular beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed every year. Whether you drink it black, iced, in espresso form, or like your plant-based milk with a...
Everything You Need to Know About Food Waste

Food Waste Is Everyone’s Problem. Here’s How to Reduce It

The amount of food wasted around the world is predicted to rise by a third before the year 2030. A report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) anticipates that, if left unchecked, 2030 will see...
Is Paper Packaging More Sustainable Than Plastic?

Is Paper Packaging More Sustainable Than Plastic?

It's the Sophie's choice that has plagued shoppers for decades: “Paper or plastic?” You hear this question every time you check out at the grocery store (if you haven’t brought your own reusable or...
The World's Largest Indoor Farm Is Creating 300 Jobs in Kentucky

The World’s Largest Indoor Farm Is Creating 300 Jobs in Kentucky

High-tech greenhouse developer AppHarvest just opened the world's largest indoor farm in Kentucky, creating 300 full-time permanent jobs. The 2.76-million square foot controlled environment agriculture facility is based in Morehead, Eastern Kentucky. A region where...
Nando's Commits to Adding Vegan Options to Fight Climate Change

Nando’s Commits to Adding Vegan Options to Fight Climate Change

Peri-peri chicken restaurant chain Nando's says it will add more plant-based offerings to its menu in an effort to combat climate change. The announcement is part of the chain's new sustainability commitments. The company aims...
40% of People In These 11 EU Countries are Cutting Back on Meat

In 11 European Countries, More Than 40% of People are Eating Less Meat

A new study finds Europeans are consuming less meat. The survey revealed just over 40 percent of consumers living in 11 European countries have either reduced their meat intake or have stopped eating red meat...
Adidas and Allbirds Will Launch the ‘World’s Most Sustainable Shoe’

Adidas and Allbirds Will Launch the ‘World’s Most Sustainable Shoe’

Adidas and Allbirds are teaming up to design and produce the "world's most sustainable shoe." Allbirds—a six-year-old footwear brand based in San Fransico—will collaborate with global sporting giant Adidas to design a new, sustainable shoe....
Sustainable Electricity Source Discovered in Vegan Meat

Sustainable Electricity Storage Discovered in Vegan Meat

Australian researchers are using jackfruit and durian waste to develop a new, sustainable, and ultra-efficient form of electricity storage. The research uses the often discarded cores of tropical fruit as high-performance supercapacitors. This method of...
This Vegan Startup Is Replacing Animal Fats With Plants

This Food Tech Startup Is Replacing Animal Fats With Plants

CUBIQ Foods is aiming to replace animal-based fats with vegan and cultured ingredients. Founded in 2018 by Dr. Raquel Revilla and Andrés Montefeltro, the Barcelona-based food tech startup promotes sustainability, human health, and animal welfare. One...
IKEA Just Shared Its Garden Sphere Design for Free

IKEA Just Shared Its Garden Sphere Design for Free

Blueprints for IKEA's Garden Sphere are available for free download, distribution, and reuse. The product design allows any users to feed an entire street, block, or even neighborhood, depending on population. The Growroom gardening sphere...
Sims 4 Goes Eco With Vertical Gardens and Living Rooftops

Sims 4 Goes Eco With Vertical Gardens and Living Rooftops

Electronic Arts (EA) just announced the launch of a new "Eco Lifestyle Expansion" for the popular video game The Sims 4. The pack allows Sims players to go green by adopting environment-conscious activities and...
Why UK Universities Are Banning Beef En Masse

Why UK Universities Are Banning Beef En Masse

An investigation by the PA news agency finds a growing number of UK universities are banning beef amid environmental concerns. The report shows veganism is becoming more mainstream at educational institutions across the UK. Around half...
Vegan Starbucks Breakfast Sausages Are Coming Soon

Starbucks Is Launching Vegan Beyond Meat Breakfast Sausages

Starbucks has confirmed that plant-based breakfast sandwiches made with vegan Beyond Meat patties will be launching in Canada from March 3. The Beyond Meat, Cheddar and Egg Sandwich will be part of Starbuck's spring menu...