“Green” medals at the Olympic games of Tokyo

Can you imagine that gold, silver and bronze parts of the old mobile phone you recently recycled, could end up in the hands of...

Japanese Pub Made from Recycled Materials in a Zero-Waste Town

This incredible pub in Japan is a symbol of sustainability. Built in the outskirts of a zero-waste town, the pub's interior and exterior are...

From plastic bottles to life-saving materials

With plastic waste piling up, efforts are concentrated to reduce use of plastics and ban single use items. At the same time, new developments...

Loop product delivery in refillable containers, at your door–backed by 25 major brands

TerraCycle is a waste management company that partnered up with 25 international brands to provide a system for delivering common consumer products in refillable...

Life without single-use plastics: the case of San Pedro La Laguna

“You don’t need a straw for beer, so why use one for soda?” argues Victor Tuch Gonzales, municipal planning director in the Guatemalan town...

Novel bio-inspired materials to substitute plastics

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) developed a novel approach to manufacture biodegradable substitutes for plastic. The team make use of...

Petitions Across Europe Vouch for Repairs of Broken Devices

Repair or Replace? This is the question when a device or a home appliance breaks. Unfortunately, it is often the case that people are...

FloWater Raises Extra Funding for Water Bottle Refilling Stations

FloWater, manufacturers of water bottle refilling stations, just raised the incredible $15 million. Only eight years old, the company has already pleased customers like...

Food for thought, not for waste

Agriculture is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gases, contributing to global heating and climate extremes that directly impact food security. The FAO reports...

Sugarcane-Based LEGO Christmas Trees

36,000 LEGO bricks are molded every minute. That’s a lot of plastic. But earlier this year, LEGO announced they start producing blocks made of...