Researchers around the world are coming up with innovative ways to create the tools we humans need to live our lives without making a huge negative impact on the planet. From creating plastic alternatives out of algae and packaging materials out of mushroom mycelium – to recycling or upcycling everything and making technology more modular, durable, and repairable – there's a lot we can do to change our relationship with "stuff" and cut down on unnecessary waste and emissions right now.Continued
The new rules also introduce a ban on the destruction of unsold clothing and footwear.
A new interactive tool helps electronics designers find used components that can help them build or fix new devices.
Europe is expected to have nearly 50 low-carbon steel projects by 2030 – while only 2 are currently planned for the U.S.
Given that 75%-86% of the plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is thought to come from the fishing and aquaculture industries, this seems like a good thing.
A tasty solution to a challenging problem.