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Lithuania becomes the best recycler in Europe

Lithuania becomes the best recycler in Europe

The baltic country of Lithuania is making huge strides towards creating a circular economy, in which each and every plastic bottle and aluminum can is recycled and turned into an identical successor. Also, in two years they already have a recycling rate for plastic packaging of 74% - by far...

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Plastic Replacement Packaging That Dissolves in Hot Water?

As a product of countless nights spent studying in school, this Eco-conscious college grad came up with an ingenious replacement for the single-use plastics packaging, used for instant ramen noodles. Holly Grounds, who studied product design at Ravensbourne University London, is responsible for developing an edible, spice infused packaging film...

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What Can One Person Do in 10 Years?

What Can One Person Do in 10 Years?

“Here we have a burgeoning (mangrove) leaf. You take it and you plant the lower third in the mud, and then you take 2 steps - one, two, and then you plant another one,” - Haidar el Ali Planting since 2009, Haidar el Ali has produced one of the most...

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Prawn shells or biodegradable plastic material? BOTH!

Prawn shells or biodegradable plastic material? BOTH!

“Prawn shells look like plastic,” is a thought that came to an Australian teen after dinner one night, after a long, hard day of researching and exploring different biodegradable alternatives to plastic—such as a banana peel solution and corn starch that didn’t pan out. “That was when I realized that...

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Germany Bans Single-Use Plastic and Styrofoam

Germany Bans Single-Use Plastic and Styrofoam

Germany is making major strides towards creating a new type of low plastic use economy, trying to practice what shits politicians have been preaching for years, in terms of environmentalism. The country annonced that it will be implementing a complete ban on the sale of a multitude of single-use and...

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Electric Vehicle Batteries find new life as New Sources of Energy

An increase in the sales and use of electric vehicles is vital for numerous governments, in order to reach their CO2 reduction targets, as these vehicles reduce overall CO2 emissions immensely. However, if special attention is not quickly given to advancing the technology of recycling the battery packs found in...

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Farmers Using Garlic Supplements to Curb Environmental Enemy: Cow Gas

While passing gas is considered rude for humans, cow burps are notorious for producing much more than a foul smell or social awkwardness—they produce a gas that is terrible for the environment. Thankfully, a new garlic-based dietary supplement given to cows has been shown by two different studies to reduce...

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