FoodThis Plant-Based Pork Alternative Is Officially Hitting Hong Kong

Growing pork consumption around the world, especially in China, has created an increase in carbon emissions and has made the country cut back on half of its intake.

By Brian Spaen
2 hours ago
NewsThe North Face Is Making Shirts From Recycled Bottles To Clean National Parks

A new lines from The North Face is helping to find a use for waste left behind by tourists in national parks, while also innovating more sustainable means of production for clothes.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 hours ago
NewsNew Disney Solar Farm Will Power 2 Entire Theme Parks

The facility is expected to open by the end of this year and will generate enough renewable energy to power half of Disney's theme parks in Central Florida. 

By Desirée Kaplan
4 hours ago
HomeLook Inside The Workspace Of A Sustainable Florist Shop

We stepped inside the offices of Petal by Pedal, a sustainable flower business that delivers by bike.

By Kristin Hunt
3 days ago
Food

This Tea Company Has Gone Totally Plastic-Free

British company 'teapigs' has removed all plastic from its packaging, thanks to a material made from wood pulp that keeps the company's biodegradable tea bags totally fresh and perfectly eco-friendly.

By Desirée Kaplan
3 days ago
News

This Toilet Provides Safe Sanitation Without Plumbing Or Electricity

This innovative membrane creates a sanitation system that makes clean toilets accessible to low-income households, which could potentially change the lives of billions.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 days ago
News

Lyft Rides Are Officially Carbon-Neutral

Joining tech giants that have committed to 100 percent renewable energy, Lyft will be investing millions into various sustainable projects to make all of their rides carbon neutral. 

By Brian Spaen
3 days ago
Community

This Art Installation Is An On-The-Ground-Cloud You Can Walk Inside

A pavilion set up in the middle of Milan is allowing people to experience what it's like to walk around in a giant, clean cloud without breathing in a chemical atmosphere. But it's only the first step in a plan to control temperature in entire cities.

By Aimee Lutkin
4 days ago
Food

Your Chocolate Obsession Doesn't Have To Cost The Environment

Our love affair with chocolate is wreaking havoc on the environment. But our buying choices can help turn that around.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Community

Green Matters Is Hiring Freelance Writers!

We want your original, reported stories on sustainability.

By Green Matters
4 days ago
News

The UK Just Went 55 Hours Without Using Coal For Power

The UK's National Grid announced that no London power stations used coal for energy production for a span of 55 hours from late Monday into early Thursday morning. It beats the old record of just over 40 hours from last October, and wind power levels continue to impress.

By Brian Spaen
4 days ago
Community

This Company Is Refashioning Old T-Shirts To Fight Climate Change Denial

Fashion resale company thredUP partnered with 12 artists to transform a line of 1,000 secondhand T-shirts into eco-action by printing designs that react to the statement, "Climate change isn't real."

By Tessa Love
4 days ago
News

Pearl Harbor Is Officially Getting A 20-Megawatt Solar Farm

REC Solar is collaborating with Hawaiian Energy and the United States Navy to create a new 20-megawatt solar project at their base in Pearl Harbor. The West Loch solar farm is just the beginning of many renewable projects under the utility company.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
Renewables

Apple Now Runs On 100% Renewable Energy

The company has hit a milestone in clean energy production, and they've made progress in bringing their global suppliers with them.

By Aimee Lutkin
5 days ago
News

Aldi Recognized As Top British Market For Sustainable Fish

The Marine Stewardship Council revealed their list of top British supermarkets offering sustainable seafood, and Aldi tops the list with Sainsbury's and Lidl. In general, there's been a 60 percent increase in certified fish products being offered.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
Travel

Airbnb Launches New 'Healthy Tourism' Office To Promote Green Travel

After facing backlash for some of their practices, Airbnb launches an initiative to promote a healthy relationship with the communities it is deeply embedded in.

By Aimee Lutkin
5 days ago
Home

Amazon Is Making It Easier Than Ever To Save Money And The Planet This Earth Week

Each item is factory-refurbished to like-new condition with little or no cosmetic issues, and every purchase is backed by a 90-day limited warranty.

By Brian Spaen
5 days ago
Renewables

This Company Plans To Feed And Power The World With CO2

Green Matters sits down with Dr. Lisa Dyson, CEO of a company called Kiverdi that has found a way to upcycle CO2 into useful materials.

By Nicole Caldwell
5 days ago
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