What if we changed the way we design the products we consume to meet environmental challenges? This is the idea behind eco-design, which aims to make the manufacturing process more environmentally-friendly…
Tagged eco design, PETER
Danone and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation announced a partnership aimed at accelerating the global transition to a circular economy. Take a look at some circular projects set in by Danone over the last…
Tagged circular economy, Novo ciclo, rebotella
British-born pilot and environmentalist Jeremy Rowsell has made history this week by flying a light aircraft across Australia using a conventional fuel blended with fuel derived from plastic waste. EurActiv’s…
Tagged fuel, plane, plastic energy, plastic waste
Food retailers aiming to cut plastic packaging by ditching stickers on fruits and vegetables, instead using hi-tech ‘natural branding’
Tagged laser marking, sticky labels, Supermarkets, Sweden
Danone and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation today announce a partnership aimed at accelerating the global transition to a circular economy. For decades, conventional supply chains have been linear; taking,…
Tagged circular economy, danone, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
In the blog she started in May last year, Margaux Bounine-Cabalé has been chronicling her Tour de France of natural farming in city and countryside alike: permaculture, organic farming, hydroponics and…
Tagged biodiversity, eco-friendly farming, France, happycultors
Growing crops in the city, without soil or natural light.
Tagged AeroFarms, vertical farm
Forget the nutrition facts label, the ingredients list and the say-so of experts: A new study finds that shoppers think a food is healthy only when it costs them more.
Tagged healthy food, heuristic, Journal of Consumer research
We live in an unprecedented time where our economy seems to take the center stage of in our lives. Unfortunately our economy is constructed in a way that is simply incompatible with our ecology. You could…
Tagged carbon sequestration, ecology, externalities
We’re in the midst of a life sciences revolution. The natural world, including our own bodies, is becoming malleable in a completely unprecedented way.
Tagged bio-printing, DNA