Many of our good intentions to go greener or support charity are hard to execute and even harder to sustain. In […]
Michelin recently revealed a prototype of the MICHELIN Visionary Concept. It is a tire made out of recycled materials. The […]
On the 31st May this year, Swiss startup Climeworks made carbon capture history when it launched the world’s first commercial-scale […]
Bees are an essential element of modern society. Their pollination efforts are what make it possible for farmers to raise […]
Robots had me at C-3PO. A WWF Robot and the sea? Does it get better than that? Meet Thomas, one of […]
Plastic tends to get a bad rap for various reasons, but Recycling Technologies MD Adrian Griffiths thinks we should give it […]
It’s reasonable for General Mills, the makers of Honey Nut Cheerios to be invested in the well being of bees, […]
Professor John B. Goodenough, apart from having an ironic name, is one of the great influential inventors of the 21st […]
When we think of carbon offsetting, most of us conjure up images of corporations and national governments scrambling to fund […]
We’ve talked about buildings cleaning the air in the past. In fact, we’d go so far as to say that […]
In a moment that Michelle Murphy describes as “beautiful chaos,” around 150 people trudged through the snow to gather at […]
Ever walked barefoot along a beach and discovered “beach glass” the hard way through a lacerated and bleeding foot? Broken […]
Conventional wisdom teaches us one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Something else it can be is fuel for a […]
Did you know that food comprises approximately 20% of space in landfills and that the average family produces over 400 […]
In a modern warfare twist on the age-old Parable of the Sower, the United States Department of Defence (DoD) has […]
Among the announcements at the start of this year, few have raised the same level of interest as those of […]
Paper is pretty old. Like, “it hasn’t paid full price for a movie in a while” old. Since its inception, […]
When it comes to cycling, whether you have a high-end ride or cheap beater, bike tires are most often the […]
Want rundowns and rantings about the week’s biggest tech news? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to SnapMunk WTF, easily the […]
Who says solar panels need to be ugly and clunky? Elon Musk and other entrepreneurs are making renewable energy stylish and sexy with these green-energy materials that look like standard building supplies such as tile, slate, glass, and stone.
According to the World Health Organization, in 2012, approximately seven million people died prematurely as a result of exposure to air pollution. […]
The Autonomous Tent Co makes semi-permanent structures that can be disassembled without leaving a trace. Two days to build, $100K … and you’ve got a kind of glamping that puts a cabin in the woods to shame.
This has been a big month for transportation. We saw a solar car, an electric bus, and now, a detailed article from Lyft […]
How do we feel about Genetically-Modified Organisms (GMOS)? Are they a health scourge that hides in plain sight? Are frankenfruits […]
In the past few years, I’ve had to say my final goodbye to my dad, grandmother, godfather, cousin, aunt, and best […]
With another $20 million raised in August, GrubMarket is expanding its farm-to-table food delivery services and is ready to take on the big boys.
No animals were harmed in the writing of this article. That may not come as much of a surprise, but […]
Pavegen – Fueled By Footsteps Pavegen provides tiles that turn kinetic energy into electricity. “I found a way to use energy from […]
The Vitals Birth Name: Michael Moll Nickname / Desired Superhero Name: The Full Time Optimist Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya (Born) – […]
Mention snacks in compostable food packaging and the first thing that comes to mind is SunChips – the green Frito-Lay […]
It’s a Thursday evening and your boss just called, telling you not to come down to the office in the […]
Robin Chase, co-founder of Zipcar, Buzzcar and Veniam – and obviously, a beacon of transportation technology – talks to us about who she is, why she is, and where everything is headed.
If you’re looking to inject some extra personality and atmosphere into your surroundings, there is always the classic companion of […]
Some cities were built on rock ‘n roll. Chicago was built on industry, and the startup scene, particularly the foodie […]
Your wireless phone charger may be cool and all, but it’s never going to be ‘potted plant charger’ cool. To […]
FlipFlic, now available through Kickstarter, automates the opening and closing of blinds with temperature and light sensors and a mobile application. This targeted smart-home device might represent a highly focused gadget for the internet of things.
Canadian startup Ubifood is looking to cut food waste with a smartphone app that connects hungry consumers with local, last minute deals from their excess inventory. It’s a green tech solution that should help retailers, hungry families, and the environment.
The Hotaru compact shower can recover and recycle 95-98 percent of the water used in each shower. It’s not exactly light to carry, and the price isn’t so light either, but it it may enable you to get off the grid and benefit the environment.
In the age of digital devices, it seems like everything you own needs constant charging. Between your smartphone, laptop, computer […]
The fan boys and tech press are thrown into a frenzy every time Cupertino sends out a call, and yesterday […]
The Bios Urn, touted as a way to turn cremated remains into a tree, has gotten a lot of play on social media. Now Bios is Kickstarting a complimentary planter and monitoring system that syncs with a smartphone app to keep a close eye on the growth of the tree.
A Japanese startup hopes to disrupt conventional agriculture practices by building vertical farms that are mostly run by robots. The goal is to save water, address the agricultural labor shortage, and grow sustainable crops without pesticides.
Hot off the heels of the Paris Climate Change Conference – a relatively successful one at that – more people […]
Snake oil. Miracle diet pills. The cure for cancer. Knockoff “Coach” purses. Imitation Nike shoes. Foakley’s (fake Oakley’s). For thousands […]