Tech Start-Up Creates Environmentally Friendly And Meat-Free Cheeseburgers

It is no secret that animal farming is terrible for the environment. However, it is also common knowledge that veggie burgers kind of suck compared to “the real thing”. Sorry veggies, you know it’s true. But fear not, a Californian start-up is hoping to create Read More …

For less than $8K, France’s new electric car could revolutionize clean transportation.

Cars are an expensive but often necessary part of life. And electric cars? Forget it. That tends to be a problem with a lot of sustainable products: the overhead is just too high, even if it does ultimately pay for itself in the long run. Read More …

Looks Like I've Found My New Favorite Fake Commercial

There might not be much truth in advertising, but at least the fake ads are still pretty great. 

See why a group of corporate giants want your empty cans and bottles.

In case you haven’t noticed, recyclables are kinda badass. From our curbsides, theyre launched into an odyssey of tumbles and churns along miles of conveyor belt. Photo by U.S. Navy/Wikimedia Commons. In the end, they emerge anew, transformed from crushed empty vessel to resilient post-consumer Read More …

5 Companies on the Cutting Edge of Sustainable Prefab Housing

5 Prefab Companies Impacting Green Housing 1. LivingHomes LivingHomes uses a modular construction process, meaning many of a home’s components are manufactured and pre-assembled prior to the on-site build. According to the company, modular construction is less expensive than “stick-built” (or on-site) methods, and also Read More …

Would You Eat Synthetic Shrimp?

Shove over those lab-grown burgers; we need to make room for the synthetic shrimp on the barbie. Yep, scientists are no longer just working on trading our beloved beef for a greener alternative, but seafoodtoo. Rather than trying to grow a meatyfeast from stem cells, Read More …

32 Most Creative WWF Ads

If you don’t live in a cave you’ve probably already seen some very powerful WWF advertising campaigns. If you liked it (and I’m 99.7% sure you did) you’ll definitely enjoy this huge collection of the most creative WWF Ads , not to mention that they Read More …

How Bette Midler’s Pet Peeve Made New York City A Better Place To Live

I guess we could look at this as an unlikely instance of job creation. But I think we should really look at this as a whimsical, ballet-like piece of public performance art meant to reflect the absurdities of contemporary life and the wastefulness of consumer Read More …

When Food Is Local, But Still Not Sustainable

Image: Flickr, Allie_Caulfield Last night, like so many nights, I spent some of my very limited leisure time reading about native California plants on the Internet. I don’t remember what tempted me to Google “native wild plum California,” but there I was, and lo-and-behold there Read More …

4 Ways You Can Make a Real Impact to Slow Climate Change

In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 file photo, a dry corn field receives some rain from a passing thunderstorm near Blair, Nebraska.Image: Nati Harnik/Associated Press The concept of climate change can be so overwhelming to the point where it paralyzes you into inaction. In light Read More …