A new study finds that the first two “Rs,” reduce and reuse, are getting the short shrift, undermining a more sustainable waste management system.
The lowest-impact label went to farmed bivalves and seaweeds; but there were also some surprises—e.g., wild and farmed salmon have the same footprint
Converting plastic waste into ship fuel would eliminate new fossil emissions and cut down on cleanup time
Using machine learning, researchers mapped ~70,000 potential ways they could edit poplar tree genes to produce more fiber for clothes and packaging—with less chemicals and less energy.
A first-of-its-kind meta-analysis shows that lettuce thrives indoors—pointing to climate-proofing the $3 billion salad industry.
A new study finds that for environmentally-minded consumers more information is better. For everyone else, the opposite is true.
Spoiler: All of the home delivery options had lower emissions than in-store shopping using an internal-combustion vehicle