Could you go an entire year without going to the grocery store? Would you know the first thing about when to plant your tomatoes? What about raising your own livestock? Or foraging in your backyard? For most of us, living off the land would feel like a near impossibility, but for one Canadian couple, their inexperience became a source of inspiration. Their goal: go an entire year without buying anything from the grocery store.Read More
Can’t survive without your morning coffee? From farm to cup, here are companies that are filtering the waste out of our coffee obsession, and making it easy to enjoy some java without hurting the environment.Read More
It's difficult to fully comprehend the stunning complexity and diversity of life on our planet, and even more difficult to understand how deeply that complexity and diversity matters. Ready for a deep dive into why biodiversity matters? Read on to see how you can help the planet by starting in your own backyard!Read More
If you’ve ever stood in front of an array of waste bins at the airport holding your empty coffee cup wondering “Is this garbage? Is this recycling? What do I do with this stuff?” and you desperately wanted to do the right thing but didn’t know what to do, this is the article for you. We’re going to break down what’s waste, what’s not, and what we can do to make waste a thing of the past.Read More
There is a secret second life hiding out within almost every substance on earth, but today we’re zeroing in on an innovative way that one Argentinian couple is transforming fruit pulp. Want to know what they’re turning it into? We’ll give you a hint... it can warm your belly, your home, and your soul.Read More
With googly eyes and a beloved twitter account, Mr. Trash Wheel has become an icon in Baltimore Harbor. His story is helping us rethink the important role fun has in tackling some of the biggest problems we face!Read More
Every day, millions of little bags filled with dog waste make their way into landfills, releasing methane into the atmosphere and potentially harming our waterways. But a new program in NYC is turning this problem into a solution with the power of compost!Read More
Don’t toss that old tee shirt! We’re traveling to the “Textile Town” in Italy where they’re recycling fabric to give new life to your old duds, and threading the needle to a brighter, more sustainable future.Read More
When you think of the mall you probably don’t think of it as a hub for environmental innovation. But in Sweden, one mall is taking the old and making it new again, combining a revolutionary recycling center with a reused, restored shopping experience.Read More
Nemo's Garden is not your typical farm. That's because this unique agricultural enterprise is located under the sea just off the coast of Italy. And the unique biosphere is teaching us tons about the future of sustainable agriculture.Read More
Did you ever think that you would be able to eat your sandwich and the wrapping that protects it too? Amazingly, this is now a reality thanks to edible packaging, a sustainable alternative that now offers a replacement for single-use packaging.Read More
What one material could make placemats, rugs, and hair extensions? This miracle fiber is bananas! Learn about the non-profit transforming this popular plant’s waste into something that is wonderful—in more ways than one!Read More
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