The modern environmental movement urges us to assess the environmental impact of everything in our lives, including day-to-day items like school supplies. In an attempt to reduce waste and introduce sustainability to children at a young age, Japanese company Mizuiro, Inc., has … [Read more...] about Oyasai all-natural crayons are made with vegetable waste
One of the most difficult-to-recycle types of plastic is the ‘microcapsule’ — a form of microplastic that’s added to the ingredients of many homecare and bodycare products. These tiny capsules then wash down the drain, where they pollute waterways because they’re so hard to … [Read more...] about Bioplastic inspired by spider silk could replace single-use plastics
We've previously written about the health benefits of eating sardines, but thanks to the work of nutrition specialist Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, the potential of these tiny fish (along with anchovies) will be unlocked to improve the overall health and food security of impoverished … [Read more...] about Developing countries can address food insecurity with tiny fish
Gardening is a pastime with a multitude of benefits for the environment and general health. The lockdown has seen a surge in people investing in their gardens—that is, of course, if they are fortunate enough to have space for them. The National Allotment Society reports that … [Read more...] about Have a green thumb but no garden? AllotMe can help.
As the end of the pandemic slowly draws nearer, it’s hard to not get excited about the prospect of traveling again. All the adventures we put on hold because of the health crisis are sneaking back into our minds with the hope that things will return to something that resembles … [Read more...] about Cadence creates stylish and convenient reusable travel capsules