Switch out some of your everyday staples—body washes, deodorants, razors, and more—to more sustainable, refillable options.
Mauricio Urbina was trying to save the planet on the day he realized he was simultaneously destroying it.A biologist who studies the bodies of fish and other s……
We eat chocolate for comfort, celebration, and indulgence. But what’s really going into the chocolate we buy? We have surveyed the world’s biggest chocolate companies to find out! Some are rising to the challenge, but others continue to ignore consumer demand for chocolate that’s free of child labour, poverty, deforestation and is good for people and the planet. GOOD EGG AWARD – The 2022 Good Egg Award goes to Beyond Good, for a business model which ensures people and the planet are respected and cared for. Their smaller size has enabled this model to be refined and now they are looking to scale up. ROTTEN EGG AWARD –
The 2022 Rotten Egg Award goes to Storck (manufacturer of Werther’s, Toffifay, Merci) for lack of transparency and being unreasonable. They also received the Rotten Egg Award last year.
From the South Orange Green Team & Environmental Commission: This past spring, the South Orange Green Team & Environmental Commission was awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey capacity-building grant funded by the PSEG Foundation.
The increasing demand for applying shape memory polymer to tissue culture and biomedical engineering has opened up research opportunities in the field of 4D Printing. The biocompatibility of the scaffolds as a culture medium resulted in the use of plant-based polymers to provide an ambient environment for the growth of cells. This research investigates the 4D printing of acrylated epoxidized soybean oil (AESO), a plant-based shape polymer.
The future of sustainable diets LIVE WEBCASTS Our food systems contribute 21%-37% of global greenhouse gases. Changing what we eat, where it comes from and how it comes to us, will play a critical role in helping to reduce global carbon emissions. These seminars will explore what needs to happen to make our diets more sustainable – from seed to plate – and how to influence consumers to make sustainable choices.