China’s Recycling Policy Is Ma...

Apr 2, 2019 by

“Just because it’s made of plastic doesn’t mean it can be recycled.”

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7 Unique Ways to Go Green in t...

Jan 30, 2019 by

There are a variety of ways to go green in the home, such as recycling, using less water, opting for plastic alternatives, and cutting down on energy use.

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China gets tough on US recycla...

Jan 10, 2019 by

Beijing’s 2018 crackdown on recyclables was widely decried as a disaster for global recycling. Facing rising recycling costs, cities like Sanford, Maine, have found innovative ways to respond.

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10 ideas for zero-waste gift w...

Dec 6, 2018 by

Wrapping beautiful presents for the holidays can create a lot of trash, thanks to all of the paper, bags, bows and ribbons.

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Everything you’ve been t...

Dec 2, 2018 by

Recycling is an easy cop-out for governments and large corporations, but the truth is that we have to take very different action if we want to stop irreversibly poisoning the planet

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Overwhelmed by climate change?...

Oct 12, 2018 by

From campaigning to installing insulation and solar panels, some practical steps you can take to help avoid climate breakdown.

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This Week in Tech: A Floating ...

Jul 20, 2018 by

[Translate] Technology Plus, new legislation that would require New York skyscrapers to have green roofs, a tiny house that could...

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Earth | Food | Life: Want to M...

Jul 20, 2018 by

[Translate] Greetings! Earlier this year, we initiated our launch of Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media...

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The Gift of Death

Oct 23, 2017 by

[Translate] Pathological consumption has become so normalised that we scarcely notice it. By George Monbiot, published in the...

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FOUR BIG TECH COMPANIES WITH I...

Aug 1, 2017 by

Large tech companies are making a positive impact on the industry and their customers in a number of ways.

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CHRISTMAS DIESEL: NESTE LAUNCH...

Dec 23, 2016 by

[Translate] Posted by Lauren Tyler NGT NEWS.COM Renewable fuels company Neste has launched a new holiday recycling campaign that...

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HOW TO FIGHT FOOD WASTE WITH F...

Dec 14, 2016 by

[Translate] Apeel Sciences uses what might otherwise be trash to make a second skin for fragile fruit and vegetable products. (Photo:...

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HOW CREATIVE REPURPOSING OF IN...

Dec 4, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Amanda Abrams, YES! Magazine | Report The cavernous Scrap Exchange in Durham, North Carolina, is a maker’s...

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TRIBAL GROUP STOPS DISASTROUS ...

Nov 30, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment A decades-long fight to protect one of the most ecologically sensitive and culturally important places in San...

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HOW TO USE LESS PLASTIC IN YOU...

Nov 23, 2016 by

[Translate] FIX.COM   Simple tricks to reduce plastic pollution There’s no question there are excellent plastic products that...

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This U.S. City Is a Sustainabl...

Jun 4, 2016 by

[Translate] They have set out to reduce emissions by 80 percent. By Brian Holland, Juan Wei / Island Press  VIA ALTERNET LOCAL PEACE...

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Did You Know That Recycling Ca...

Mar 31, 2016 by

[Translate] Labor We need to raise pay and improve working conditions for recycling workers. By Gail Bateson, Barbara Rahke /...

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ARE WE USING LESS STUFF OR MAK...

Mar 11, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Behavior We recently reported on the remarks of IKEA’s Chief Sustainability Officer Steve...

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COULD A NEW PLASTIC-EATING BAC...

Mar 10, 2016 by

[Translate] Scientists have discovered a species of bacteria capable of breaking down commonly used PET plastic but remain unsure of...

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HERE’S A REALISTIC PLAN ...

Mar 9, 2016 by

[Translate] By Nathanael Johnson  GRIST If you are unconvinced that food waste is a problem, then there are plenty of boggling stats...

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THE NEW GENERATION OF BUENOS A...

Feb 29, 2016 by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN The cartoneros of Buenos Aires are finally cashing in on the city’s newfound love of recycling. But the...

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HERE’S HOW 180,00 TONS O...

Sep 5, 2015 by

[Translate] An anaerobic digester facility will help reduce the amount of refuse that’s piling up in garbage dumps in the New York...

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TO FIX OR REPLACE???

Aug 12, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of...

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NETHERLANDS COMPANY INTRODUCES...

Jul 23, 2015 by

[Translate] Climate by Katie ValentineCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Courtesy VolkerWessels VolkerWessels’ concept for the...

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20 Companies Open Online Marke...

Jul 13, 2015 by

[Translate] Environment The newly formed National Materials Marketplace will establish new circular supply chains, turning one...

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KEEPING YOUR OLD CELL PHONE IS...

Jun 10, 2015 by

[Translate] by Katie ValentineCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Ben Curtis   The constant cycle of phone upgrades — in which...

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Are the leftovers from home re...

May 4, 2015 by

[Translate] ccontill By Ask Umbra  GRIST Q. I live in an affluent subdivision of 1980s executive-style homes. Over the past few...

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WILLIAM MC DONOUGH + PARTNERS&...

Jan 30, 2015 by

[Translate] by Evelyn Lee, physician INHABITAT Inhabitat favorites William McDonough + Partners debuted their 100% Cradle to Cradle...

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THIS 14 YEAR OLD WILL FIX THE ...

Jan 12, 2015 by

[Translate] Maya Penn People Look who’s changing the world. PENN IS MIGHTIER This 14-year-old will fix the planet before...

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This horror film is about K-Cu...

Jan 10, 2015 by

[Translate] By Darby Minow Smith  GRIST K-Cups are a terrible invention. Keurig took something as simple, prostate delicious, buy...

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