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  • Desserto: Transforming Tequila Waste into Vegan Leather

    This revolutionary vegan skin is crafted from the discarded waste of the tequila industry in Mexico.  In a remarkable display of innovation and environmental consciousness, Mexican entrepreneurs Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez Duarte have introduced the world to Desserto Agave, a revolutionary vegan skin made from agave cacti. Building on their earlier success with […]

  • Dubai Reefs: The World’s Largest Marine Restoration Project

    URB, a Net Zero developer of sustainable cities, is set to transform Dubai’s coastline into a thriving ecosystem.  Dubai, known for its ambitious and futuristic projects, is set to embark on an extraordinary venture that will not only transform its coastline but also contribute to the restoration of marine ecosystems on a massive scale. URB, […]

  • Good-Edi: The Delicious Solution to Disposable Cup Waste

    Imagine a world without overflowing trash cans of disposable cups. That’s the vision behind Good-Edi, an edible, biodegradable, and plastic-free to-go cup. We’ve all seen the overflowing trash cans filled with disposable drink cups outside cafes and fast-food joints. It’s a disheartening sight that reminds us of the enormous waste generated by our on-the-go culture. […]

  • Top 5 Smart Cities Leading the Way in Sustainability

    As cities grow, smart city initiatives are becoming increasingly important for sustainability and reducing carbon emissions. Smart city initiatives are being adopted by cities around the world, in order to make urban areas more sustainable and energy-efficient. These initiatives, which often incorporate smart technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), not only improve the quality […]

  • Sweden to Build Permanent Electric Road for Charging EVs on the Go

    Sweden is set to be the first country in the world to have a permanent electrified road. This follows the successful pilot project of the world’s first temporary electric road.  Located in the middle of Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmo, the European route E20 will be turned into a 500km permanent electrified road, allowing vehicles to […]

  • Could this CO2-Eating Microbe revolutionize Carbon Capture?

    Scientists have discovered a microbe that eats CO2 at an astonishing rate. New research has shown that a microbe discovered in volcanic hot springs has a remarkable ability to consume carbon dioxide (CO2) quickly.  Scientists believe this discovery could lead to an efficient method of removing this greenhouse gas from the atmosphere.  As the world […]

  • Azimut’s Seadeck Series Sets a New Standard for Sustainable Yachting

    Azimut’s Seadeck Series will debut at Boot Düsseldorf in 2024 and is a milestone in responsible luxury. Luxury and sustainability are two concepts that were once seen as incompatible but are now going hand-in-hand, and Azimut’s Seadeck Series is proof of that. The bespoke superyacht builder has released a range of boats that are fitted […]

  • Power-generating railway tracks are coming down the line

    This Swiss company is installing solar panels on railway tracks in a unique way.  Swiss start-up Sun-Ways is set to install solar panels on railway tracks, offering a world-first solution that could help accelerate Europe’s energy transition. The innovative technology is removable, making it possible to clear the tracks for maintenance work. While other developers […]

  • WaterLight: a revolutionary lantern that converts salt water into electricity

    Their wireless lantern called WaterLight produces electrical energy from a renewable natural resource such as saltwater.  The demand for global energy is expected to increase substantially in the coming decades but billions of people still lack access to electricity. However, a Colombian renewable energy startup, E-Dina, may have presented a solution that can improve the […]

  • Green Energy for All: Co-Own a Wind Turbine or Solar Park

    Want to go green with your energy consumption, but can’t afford the cost of solar panels? You can co-own a wind turbine or solar park. Want to go green with your energy consumption, but can’t afford the cost of solar panels? Don’t worry, there’s another way to get involved in the renewable energy revolution – […]