Most of us are committed to doing our part when it comes to separating our papers and plastics from the rest of our household refuse, but when considering our fashion choices we also have the option to recycle. Increasingly, conscientious...
Large denim companies from around the world have come together to discuss how denim will be produced with eco-friendly technology. This is a huge improvement to the way this gigantic industry is now producing denim. If denim can become largely...
They say a picture is worth more than a thousand words. This image says everything about the state of our oceans right now. I do kinda like imagining that she's all excited about swimming around with her pink magic stick. But...
Isn't that a crazy number? Soil is of tremendous importance for our food. And the need for food continues to rise as the growth of populations rise. Oftentimes people defend conventional produce and say it's just as healthy as their...
Botaneco, the US-based natural ingredients manufacturer, has opened a new laboratory in New Jersey to formulate sustainable ingredients for personal care companies. The New Jersey Sustainability Center of Excellence will focus on formulations derived from oilseeds, such as oleosomes, which...
When you think of sustainable travel, what comes to mind? Gorilla trekking in Uganda, perhaps, or a sojourn in a remote yet well-appointed eco-lodge in the forests of Costa Rica, or even a luxurious stay at a Galápagos safari camp with...
Right when you think the big, bad storms are behind us we are reminded that the hurricane aftermath is here to take it to another level. NYTimes.com is covering Houston's toxic aftermath. Chemical companies in the city shut down their...
Coca-Cola increased its production of throwaway plastic bottles last year by well over a billion, according to analysis by Greenpeace. The world’s biggest soft drinks company does not disclose how much plastic packaging it puts into the market. But analysis by...
This article about climate change on NYtimes.com sparked my interest, especially since I got it wrong. First, it starts with a question, which four of these climate change problems would be more effective?  1. Build more wind farms 2. Eat less meat...
In the US, the debate between environmental concerns and energy development is still pretty much an ongoing question. However, executive director of the Energy and Environment Initiative at Rice University Charles McConnell insists that there is actually no debate at...

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