Green Tips

Earth911 Reader: Sustainability, Recycling, Business and Science News Earth911 Reader: Sustainability, Recycling, Business and Science News

The Earth911 team combs news and research for interesting ideas … The post... 

6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July 6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July

Although the Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate our freedom with... 

8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah 8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! Running from today, Dec. 12, to Dec. 20 … The post 8 Green... 

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you as... 

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Green Tech

Earth911 Podcast: Mark Schaus on Creating a Livable, Sustainable World Earth911 Podcast: Mark Schaus on Creating a Livable, Sustainable World

Listen to “Earth911 Podcast: Mark Schaus on Creating A Livable, … The... 

5 Ways To Reuse an Old Laptop 5 Ways To Reuse an Old Laptop

If you’re upgrading to a newer, faster laptop with more … The post 5 Ways... 

SoKind Gift Registry: Another Way To Give … and Receive SoKind Gift Registry: Another Way To Give … and Receive

The SoKind registry from The Center for a New American Dream allows users to make... 

A Promising Production Model for Bioplastics A Promising Production Model for Bioplastics

Once hailed as a miracle material, plastic has turned into … The post A Promising... 

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Treat Fido and Fluffy with these eco-friendly holiday gifts for pets Treat Fido and Fluffy with these eco-friendly holiday gifts for pets

Our  pets  constantly give to us, from a morning lick on the forehead to a bedtime purr. They bring out our best, most loving selves, and inspire us to get exercise in all types of weather. Even when they’re naughty — climbing the Christmas tree, zooming around the house when you’re trying to sleep, begging for a taste of your food... [Read more from this category]

The best eco-friendly gifts for your grandparents The best eco-friendly gifts for your grandparents

There’s no denying the holiday season is upon us. Whether that makes you ripple with excitement or reluctance, we have help for at least one of your holiday woes — what to buy the grandparents. Grandparents are notoriously difficult to buy for, but keep in mind that many of our loved ones enjoy useful household goods and homemade goodies. As a... [Read more from this category]

Arctic explorer tests the RIKR recycled plastic backpack Arctic explorer tests the RIKR recycled plastic backpack

Often when products claim to be made from recycled materials , companies are only talking about the bulk of the item. When it comes to Groundtruth’s RIKR recycled backpack, every single component is 100% recycled, from the main body to the padding, buckles, binding, webbing, zippers, hardware and even the thread that binds it all together. Most... [Read more from this category]

10 eco-friendly holiday gift ideas for friends 10 eco-friendly holiday gift ideas for friends

Too often, the giving season feels like a mad rush to check tasks off a list. It’s all too easy (and embarrassing) to wind up giving our friends and family junk gifts that we regret buying. Our  shopping  guide makes it simple to find sustainably made, easy-to-purchase presents that you can feel good about giving over the holidays.... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Treat Fido and Fluffy with these eco-friendly holiday gifts for pets Treat Fido and Fluffy with these eco-friendly holiday gifts for pets

Our  pets  constantly give to us, from a morning lick on the forehead to a bedtime purr. They bring out our best, most loving selves, and inspire us to get exercise in all types of weather. Even when they’re naughty — climbing the Christmas tree, zooming around the house when you’re trying to sleep, begging for a taste of your food... [Read more from this category]

Singapore is the first country to approve lab-grown meat Singapore is the first country to approve lab-grown meat

For the first time, lab-grown meat has won approval for public consumption — but only in Singapore. San Francisco-based Eat Just has developed what it calls “cultured chicken.” The startup company describes its product as “real, high-quality meat created directly from animal cells for safe human consumption.” Singapore’s Food Agency has... [Read more from this category]

New Zealand targets carbon neutrality by 2025 amidst climate emergency New Zealand targets carbon neutrality by 2025 amidst climate emergency

New Zealand has joined 32 other nations in formally acknowledging a climate emergency. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described climate change as “one of the greatest challenges of our time” and pledged that New Zealand would have a carbon-neutral government by 2025. But not all New Zealand governmental officials agreed. The Green Party and the... [Read more from this category]

TAMassociati envisions a zero-emissions, future-proof urban development TAMassociati envisions a zero-emissions, future-proof urban development

Venice-based architecture firm TAMassociati has teamed up with sa_partners and Franco Giorgetta Landscape Architect to design Porta del Ticino — Urban Living Lab, a future-proof masterplan for a large post-industrial site in the southern Swiss city of Bellinzona. Developed as part of an invited competition by the Canton, Municipality and SBB-Swiss... [Read more from this category]

New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion

New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion Liesl Truscott Thu, 12/03/2020 – 01:00 This week, in advance of World Soil Day — Dec. 5 — the Textile Exchange Corporate Fiber and Materials Benchmark (CFMB) Program is launching a new tool to help the fashion and textile industry take urgent action on biodiversity. The Biodiversity Benchmark... [Read more from this category]

Amazon deforestation reaches a 12-year record Amazon deforestation reaches a 12-year record

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has risen to a 12-year high in 2020, according to data released by Inpe, the national space research agency in Brazil. The official data, released on Monday, shows that deforestation in the rainforest has been on the rise since President Jair Bolsonaro took office. In 2020 alone, the destruction of... [Read more from this category]

Hungary announces preemptive ban on fur farms Hungary announces preemptive ban on fur farms

Hungary’s ministerial commissioner of animal protection, Péter Óvári, announced this week that farming mink, foxes, ferrets and coypu will not be allowed in the country. These animals are not currently farmed there. But now that millions of mink have been slaughtered in other European countries due to COVID-19 concerns, Hungarian officials worried... [Read more from this category]

3XN unveils Denmarks first climate-positive hotel for Bornholm island 3XN unveils Denmarks first climate-positive hotel for Bornholm island

On the tiny Danish island of Bornholm, Hotel Green Solution House (GSH) will raise its eco-friendly charms with a new climate-positive wing designed by Copenhagen-based firm 3XN and its green think-tank, GXN. Slated for completion in summer 2021, the new extension will be entirely built, clad and insulated with timber materials for a carbon-neutral... [Read more from this category]

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