Furniture giant IKEA is joining the sustainability bandwagon with its Tiny Home Project – a 187-square foot, off-grid home on wheels that is “stylish, sustainable, and affordable.” The company designed and built the tiny home in cooperation with brand studio Vox Creative after being inspired by their “shared commitments to sustainability, inclusivity and innovation.” Their
Now that consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious, companies are trying to keep up with the rising demand for eco-friendly and cruelty-free products to help save the nature. Leather is one of the world’s most traded commodities, but the involvement of animal products and harsh chemicals in its manufacturing process is problematic. Animal lovers and
Eco-friendly food brands are popping up here and there, and it seems like our hope for a greener world will come to fruition soon. If you love drinking beer and soft drinks, you may be sipping your favorite beverages from plant-based bottles years from now. Renewable chemicals company Avantium, paper packaging material developer BillerudKorsnäs, and
Aiming to revolutionize the science behind making paper, these two Australian entrepreneurs came up with an environmentally friendly way to manufacture one of humankind’s most useful inventions without the use of trees. For almost a millennium, the world only knew of one way to create paper – by using linen, cotton, and hemp rag fibers.
McDonald’s is once again taking part in saving the bees by building roadside billboards that also serve as “bee hotels.” Honey bees aren’t listed as endangered species, but it is alarming to know that their population around the world has been rapidly declining the past few years. One of the major causes of this phenomenon
In India, coconut trees are everywhere. They also play a major role in the typical Indian life. This is because of the versatility that a coconut tree offers. From food, to household products, and beauty and wellness, coconut can be turned into almost anything that contribute to the economy of this country. But with its
It will be a slow year for plastic manufacturers in England beginning in 2020. That’s because a ban on plastic drinks stirrers, plastic straws, and plastic-stemmed cotton swabs will be effective in the country next April. Plastic manufacturers in England would have to completely halt the production of plastic drinks stirrers starting next year. Out
From late 2017 until the start of 2018, there seems to be a rise in the promotion of eco-friendly products, and sustainable living. Suddenly, everyone’s selling reusable straws and utensils, washable menstrual pads, most grocery stores require the use of eco-bags, and some businesses have started using eco-friendly packaging. Even the beauty industry is stepping