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Today’s Solutions: July 14, 2024

Dole is partnering with ​​

Dole is partnering with ​​Piñatex to scale up vegan leather production

A few months ago we wrote a story about ​​Piñatex, an innovative company turning pineapple leaves into vegan, petroleum-free leather products. Now, food giant and pineapple distributor Dole Sunshine Company has partnered with ​​Piñatex to minimize waste from their operations and scale-up Read More...

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These lightweight drones are made from old pineapple leaves

Farmers in Malaysia often burn or throw away pineapple leaves after the fruit has been harvested for the season. Researchers from Putra University have found an ingenious new use for these leaves by repurposing them into a lightweight, sustainable drone.  Led by Professor Mohamed Thariq Hameed Read More...