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22 Feb 2018

‘Food In The Nude’

Whether you shop at a grocery store or your local farmer’s market, it’s always possible to reduce how much plastic you use. For instance, many places no longer sell plastic bags, or encourage you to bring your
21 Feb 2018

Detriot Hives

Detroit-born couple Timothy Paule and Nicole Lindsey founded a nonprofit organization in 2017 called Detroit Hives. Though Detroit has recently begun to see expansion in certain areas, there are still many sections of the city that are economically
20 Feb 2018

Transforming Old Fish Nets Into Toys

Experts estimate that 8,300 million metric tons of virgin plastic has been created over the years. The problem is that most of that has not been recycled, which is bad news for ocean environments. According to a recent study, roughly
17 Feb 2018

Food Waste Given New Life

In the U.S., construction is a big source of waste and pollution. The construction industry accounts for an estimated 39 percent of CO2 emissions in the country and 534 million tons of waste – more than twice the amount of municipal
16 Feb 2018

Sweet & Sustainable Lollipop?

Candy sales in the United States are expected to reach over $38 billion by 2020. As cravings for sugar surge, so does the demand for more naturally sourced sweets. California based company Amborella Organics has created a lollipop
13 Feb 2018

Smart Trash Bins Help To Sort Out Trash Automatically

When you think about real-world uses for artificial intelligence, chances are that “smart trash can” isn’t one of the first things that springs to mind. Nonetheless, that’s what an innovative startup from Poland, called Bin-e, has created with
12 Feb 2018

World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

FLOATING SOLAR The world’s largest floating solar farm, sitting on a lake that used to be a coal mine, is China’s latest effort to showcase its commitment to renewable energy. With a 166,000 panels and a total capacity of 40
11 Feb 2018

Sky’s The Limit For Shipping Container Uses

Architects never seem to tire of experimenting with shipping containers and some of the many uses conceived for the metal boxes include houses, offices and swimming pools. We can now add water sports center to the list, courtesy of engineering firm
9 Feb 2018

Recycle Your Toner Cartridges

According to the European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association, approximately 500 million printer cartridges end up in landfills each year, worldwide. And those cartridges, although supposedly empty, can still contain up to 8 percent residual toner by
4 Feb 2018

Vacuuming Air Pollution

Daan Roosegaarde is bringing the Smog Free Tower to Krakow, Poland, in February. The 23-foot tall structure is described as a smog vacuum cleaner that first appeared in Rotterdam and later China to fix their urban areas