April 18, 2018

Adidas Sold a Million Shoes Made of Ocean Plastic

Adidas sold a million pairs of shoes made from ocean plastic last year, according to CEO Kasper Rorsted. In 2015, the German sportswear giant partnered with Parley for the Oceans, an environmental initiative addressing major threats to the world’s oceans, to develop products made from…
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July 18, 2017

Edible six pack ring for beers is made out of brewing byproducts

Summer is almost here and many people may be in their backyards opening up cold cans of beer. But the plastic beer six-pack rings that hold those cans are one of the worst types of plastic to end up in the ocean. Though conventional six-pack…
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April 18, 2015

‘World’s Ugliest Color’ Is Now On All UK Cigarette Packs

Poor, unlovely opaque couché. This lowly cousin of olive drab may be the only color that’s designed to repulse consumers, rather than entice them. After extensive research and focus grouping, the UK government determined it is the ugliest color in the world—and they’re putting it…
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April 18, 2013

A Biodegradable Shoe

I’ve been riding my bike to work for years and hate cramming all my “stuff ” into a backpack.  My footwear was always the bulkiest object. So I set out to create a lightweight, easy-to-pack shoe that gives back to the earth at the end…
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March 11, 2013

Eco-Friendly Paper Made from Stone

OGAMI’S REPAP IS ECO-FRIENDLY PAPER MADE FROM STONE Despite the popularity of e-readers and computers, Americans still use about 71 million tons of paper per year — only 63 percent of which is ever recycled. So when a paper alternative comes along that is not only environmentally friendly but…
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