Sustainable Consumption Stories
A research team has demonstrated a technique to turn bioplastics into urea, cutting back on the emissions associated with making fertilizer
New study finds that eating insect meal, kelp, lab-grown eggs, and other novel foods greatly reduces climate impact. But there’s also a simpler solution: eating less meat.
A photo essay on the rise of edible packaging
Their novel method diverts organic waste from landfills, provides useful materials for construction or packaging—and the end product still tastes good.
Reusable or Disposable: Which coffee cup has a smaller footprint?
Carbon labeling of food shifts people’s behavior—even among those actively trying to avoid information
A clever study suggests that you simply can’t unknow your food's carbon footprint
A new study finds that tumble dryers spew microfiber pollution. The near term fix: dryer sheets, fabric softeners, and better lint filters. The long term fix: condenser dryers
If you read a limited number of books, the paper book will most likely limit your greenhouse gas emissions. But for heavy readers, e-books have a smaller carbon footprint.
Innovations in automaking are already incorporating carbon dioxide into new vehicles you can buy today, from the body to the tires, from the fittings to the fuel in the tank.
Could hubs, nudges, and EV night deliveries crack this surprisingly tough puzzle?