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Shellworks creates sustainable packaging with seafood shells (Video)

TreeHugger - 4 hours 9 min ago
This alternative to single-use plastics uses a range of custom-designed machines to create a recyclable and compostable bioplastic, sourced from discarded crustacean shells.
Categories: Environment

The Sonic-X is the first “self-sustainable” RV

TreeHugger - 4 hours 31 min ago
But what does that mean?
Categories: Environment

Does the sitting-rising test really predict how long you'll live?

TreeHugger - 5 hours 12 min ago
This popular test of mortality seems too simple to be true – is how easily you sit down and get up from the floor really an indicator of longevity?
Categories: Environment

Wing Bikes is selling an e-bike that costs less than a New York Metrocard

TreeHugger - 7 hours 7 min ago
This is very smart marketing, and not a bad looking bike.
Categories: Environment

'Fashion's Dirty Secrets' is a film that will change your shopping habits

TreeHugger - 7 hours 58 min ago
British journalist Stacey Dooley reveals what our fast fashion addiction is doing to the planet.
Categories: Environment

Impossible Burger 2.0 produces 89% less emissions than beef

TreeHugger - 8 hours 58 min ago
It uses 87% less water and 96% less land.
Categories: Environment

Trudeau government promises electric car subsidies, public transit support, wind and tidal power

TreeHugger - 9 hours 46 min ago
Now if only he can keep his job in the fall election.
Categories: Environment

Why you should embrace the 'microadventure'

TreeHugger - 9 hours 58 min ago
Don't wait for a big exotic trip to get outdoors. How about squeezing it in between 5 pm and 9 am?
Categories: Environment

These are the 20 happiest countries

TreeHugger - 10 hours 5 min ago
The World Happiness Report 2019 is out – Scandinavia remains pleased, the US takes a tumble.
Categories: Environment

'Lightly' wants to declutter everything about you, from stuff to soul

TreeHugger - 10 hours 58 min ago
The newest book by Francine Jay, a.k.a. Miss Minimalist, doesn't stop at physical belongings.
Categories: Environment

Investors predict "start of the end" of coal in Asia

TreeHugger - 11 hours 58 min ago
And it couldn't come a moment too soon.
Categories: Environment

Top 12 pesticide-contaminated fruits and vegetables

TreeHugger - 13 hours 58 min ago
And the top 15 that are least toxic.
Categories: Environment

Photo: World's cutest beetle makes an encore

TreeHugger - 14 hours 58 min ago
Our photo of the day comes from the rainforest of Ecuador.
Categories: Environment

Rare supermoon coincides with the first day of spring

TreeHugger - Wed, 2019/03/20 - 1:43am
It will be the first spring equinox supermoon in 19 years, and won't happen again until 2030.
Categories: Environment

The Deliverator electric cargo motorcycle covers the last mile in style

TreeHugger - Tue, 2019/03/19 - 7:39pm
It's a lot cleaner and greener than your usual delivery van and takes up a lot less space.
Categories: Environment

7 quirky facts about the vernal equinox

TreeHugger - Tue, 2019/03/19 - 7:30pm
From dancing tree fairies to the reality of spring fever, there’s more to the March equinox than almost-equal night and day.
Categories: Environment

Modern 226 sq. ft. micro-home is hidden in converted garage

TreeHugger - Tue, 2019/03/19 - 6:22pm
A derelict garage is transformed into a compact, minimalist living space.
Categories: Environment

Passivhaus in the woods is totally TreeHugger

TreeHugger - Tue, 2019/03/19 - 5:51pm
It's compact, simple and mostly wood. It's also amazingly airtight for energy efficiency.
Categories: Environment

How many solar panels does it take to fill up a hydrogen car?

TreeHugger - Tue, 2019/03/19 - 2:34pm
Stanford scientists figure out a way to get hydrogen out of seawater. Does this matter?
Categories: Environment

PATCH bandages are plastic-free and biodegradable

TreeHugger - Tue, 2019/03/19 - 2:00pm
Even wound care can be green.
Categories: Environment
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