“Meet The Men Who Ditched Well Paid Jobs In Big Energy To Tackle Climate Change”

“For many years, Richard Lohwasser and Kyung-Hun Ha were highly paid executives at large energy utility companies in Germany. “I was making really good money,” Ha said. He had regular 9-to-5 hours, and the firm provided him with… Read More

“Germany Just Unveiled Its Plan to Fight Plastic Waste”

“Germany is taking a stand against “throwaway society.” On Monday, Svenja Schulze, the nation’s environmental minister, unveiled a new five-point plan to decrease the amount of plastic waste Germany produces.” https://futurism.com/the-byte/plastic-waste-reduction-germany

“Plasticiet produces terrazzo-like material from recycled plastic”

“Dutch startup Plasticiet aims to create “something of value” from recycled plastic for use in interior and furniture design. Based in Rotterdam, the startup was founded by designers Marten van Middelkoop and Joost Dingemans. Using recycled plastic collected… Read More

“FedEx is adding 1,000 Chanje vans to electrify its fleet”

“FedEx is turning to a relatively new and unknown startup as it ramps up its efforts to electrify its fleet of delivery vans. The company announced Tuesday plans to add 1,000 electric delivery vehicles from Chanje Energy, a… Read More

“Can these 35 ton bricks solve renewable energys biggest problem?”

“It’s already cheaper to build a new solar or wind farm than a coal plant. But when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing, renewable electricity can still be fairly expensive to store–even though the cost… Read More

“UPS expands use of electric cargo bicycles for deliveries”

“UPS has been making significant strides towards reducing the environmental impact of their delivery fleet. Now the delivery company is expanding the rollout of their UPS electric cargo tricycles. UPS first began testing their novel delivery trikes one… Read More

“Human urine bricks invented by South African students”

“Human urine has been used to create environmentally friendly bricks by university students in South Africa. They combined urine with sand and bacteria in a process that allows the bricks to solidify at room temperature. “It’s essentially the… Read More

“Everlane Is Eliminating Virgin Plastic From Its Business—Starting With a New Outerwear Collection”

“There are more than eight billion tons of plastic on Earth. That’s more than one ton of plastic for every human being on the planet. The scary truth is that if we don’t address the overwhelming blight of… Read More

“Could carbon-capture technology be a silver bullet to stop climate change?”

“If every new building for the next 30 years was made with the resulting product, humans could erase the globe-warming pollution they’ve sent into the atmosphere, said Fiekowsky, founder of the Healthy Climate Alliance network. Blue Planet’s technology… Read More

“Plastics Watch: Could seaweed replace plastic packaging?”

“One Indonesian inventor has found a unique solution to the problem of plastic food packaging. The 25-year-old says using seaweed instead of plastic could cut down plastic waste significantly.” https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-45711720/plastics-watch-could-seaweed-replace-plastic-packaging