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Making Jeans Is Bad for the Planet, This Factory Could Change That

Making Jeans Is Bad for the Planet, This Factory Could Change That

Sanjeev Bahl makes clothing, and money, without poisoning the environment. He wants the rest of the global garment industry to follow his lead.

Scientists Are Replacing Plastic With Algae, a Revolutionary Idea That Can Suck Carbon Out of the Air

Scientists Are Replacing Plastic With Algae, a Revolutionary Idea That Can Suck Carbon Out of the Air

Two Dutch scientists are using algae to replace plastics throughout their city – and if their mission proves successful, they believe that no one will ever have to use plastic again.

A Philadelphia Refiner Plans to Turn Food Scraps into Natural Gas

A Philadelphia Refiner Plans to Turn Food Scraps into Natural Gas

Can you believe that about 1/3 of the of the food produced each year gets wasted? According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations “consumers in rich countries waste almost as much food (222 million tonnes) as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa (230 million tonnes).