It is no surprise that humans continue to pollute the planet with our lifestyles, but it might come as a shock that the very people who are meant to be helping are actually committing environmental cr...
Our addiction to plastic has serious consequences.
One billion takeaway cups currently go into landfill every year.
Our produce is still wrapped in plastic, which is not so fantastic.
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The world's plastic industry has produced more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic in the last seven decades, and almost 78% of it is no longer being used, according to a scathing new report. In fact the...
Environmental groups have welcomed the move from the supermarket giants.
This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Artist Benjamin Von Wong is drawing attention to an ugly problem with some beautiful pictures. Von Wong's mermaid photo series, which he staged and sh...
Saving the trees, one sheet of accidentally printed paper at a time.
In a refugee camp in the Sahara desert, one man is making homes more durable in the face of tough weather conditions ― and he's using trash to do it. Tateh Lehbib Breica, a Sahrawi refugee living in a...
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The 100% cardboard festival tent designed by the Dutch startup KarTent will be landing in Australia at Yours and Owls festival in Wollongong NSW this September. The eco-friendly alternative to traditional camping accommodation was introduced in the Netherlands in 2015 and rapidly crossed the border to most Western-European countries the following year. Full of momentum after receiving the prestigious Red Dot Design award in March 2017, KarTent is excited to see how Aussies adopt their revolutionary festival accommodation solution.
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The numbers are staggering, and they'll get worse if we do nothing.
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RIZHAO, China ― Facing South Korea across the Yellow Sea and beyond that peninsula, Japan, this resort town takes its name from an old poem — ri chu xian zhao, or "first to get sunshine." These...
The "Beauty and the Beast" press tour is in full swing, and Emma Watson's looks are "all in perfect taste." But aside from being her normal, oh-so-fashionable self, the 26-year-old is also sharing det...
Sustainability never looked so good.
It's time to put those old ideas in the bin.
Where are your old winter skivvies ending up?
These innovative sneakers were made mostly out of recycled carbon dioxide emissions.
Every home has a box full of old cables.
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Go forth and thrift, people.
The most gorgeous way to recycle.
But there are ways around it.
The campaign throws the brand's dedication to sustainability into sharp focus.
If it's not extremely easy, people won't do it.
Over the past several weeks, Hong Kong residents have become increasingly angry about the unprecedented amount of trash landing on the city's beaches. While Hong Kong certainly generates plenty of its...
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And it's completely free.
Our obsession with pretty devices has made them VERY hard to recycle.
How many garbage bags full of old clothes could you gather if you cleaned out your wardrobe? We mean really cleaned out your closet, with reckless abandon? If you need some inspiration to do a bit of...