Green Business Stories
In more and more pockets of the industrial landscape, the byproducts of one process are becoming the raw materials for another, trash is getting a useful second life, and waste is becoming a thing of the past.
A photo essay on the rise of edible packaging
An extra degree of day-to-day temperature variability reduces regional growth rates by 5% on average—a pattern seen across economic sectors
Only two studies found negative effects on the bottom line from adopting sustainability practices
Nascent industrial-scale insect farms are starting to dot the globe, with big livestock-feed and pet-food players such as Cargill, Skretting, Bühler, and Purina getting into the game.
The inventive, heat-regulating material is cheap and recyclable, and provides an energy-efficient and sustainable solution for food and beverage containers.
People with lots of neighbors who have solar panels are more likely to have solar panels themselves
Off-grid energy production is becoming affordable for smallholders, restaurants, and even families—thanks to a startup’s innovative biodigesters that turn food and feces into carbon-neutral cooking gas, fertilizer, and hot water.
The material that built the modern world is due for an upgrade. What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker
into a carbon sponge?