Researchers in China have turned to sponges to breakdown microplastics as the porous structure can capture the smallest of waste particles.
A study by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation sheds light on the potential of returnable packaging to address the plastic crisis and underscores the environmental benefits of adopting reusable plastic packaging for various consumer goods categories.
Bezos Earth Fund Invests $30 Million to Restore Longleaf Pine Forests, Northern Great Plains Grasslands
The money will provide support to an estimated 30 local groups through NFWF’s Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund and the Northern Great Plains Program to restore and manage nearly a million acres of forests and grasslands.
An Oceana report finds that a mere 10-percentage point increase in the adoption of reusable beverage packaging by 2030 could eliminate 1 trillion single-use plastic bottles and cups from circulation.
A number of Fortune 100 companies are already publishing annual sustainability reports, with 58% mentioning circularity, according to a report by Green Standards, but more can be done to improve circularity in the workplace, including addressing furniture, fixtures, equipment, and the buildings themselves.
While traditional energy sources grapple with sustainability concerns, nearly 90% of U.S. homeowners with solar panels are content with those installations.
The study by the International Aluminum Institute and commissioned by Roland Berger delved into the intricate landscape of can usage, collection, and processing in Australia, Cambodia, South Korea, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam.
Anaerobic digestion, a promising technology, is being explored for its potential to treat agricultural waste efficiently.
Plant diversity plays a crucial role in shaping ecosystems, impacting everything from productivity to the storage of soil organic carbon (SOC). While numerous studies have examined the effects of plant diversity on SOC, most of these have relied on controlled biodiversity experiments.
These lush ecosystems are not just vital for carbon sequestration and climate mitigation and restoring these forests can hold the key to addressing climate change and biodiversity loss.