Business

What do Q-tips and tissues have in common? Danish startup LastObject makes reusable ones in hopes of ending throwaway culture

When Kaare Frandsen and siblings Nicolas and Isabel Aagaard first started working together, they focused on designing chairs and kitchenware.…

August 14, 2020

Meet Coyote Peterson: The Story Of How An Acclaimed YouTuber Uses His Platform Of 17 Million Subscribers To Spark Environmental Action

With over 17 million subscribers and 3 billion views, YouTuber Coyote Peterson has recaptured the charm of wildlife contemporaries like…

August 11, 2020

1.5 acres can change an entire community: how vertical farming startup Eden Green Technology is tackling food insecurity during Covid-19

This byline is sponsored by Eden Green Technology, a Dallas-Fort Worth vertical farming startup that has committed to matching produce…

July 9, 2020

Ecosia plants its 100 millionth tree, spokesperson talks local biodiversity and goals ahead

Ecosia, the search engine that turns searches into planted trees, announced it will plant its 100 millionth tree this week. …

July 6, 2020

Pivot Bio CEO Karsten Temme had a vision to create a better way to feed the world. Then, he raised over $100 million from Bill Gates and other major investors to make it happen

Plants need nitrogen to survive, especially as it's a vital energy source for robust agricultural growth. Yet, our current methods…

July 3, 2020

After finishing his Chemistry Ph.D., he raised $17.8 million to build Hazel Technologies. Now his company is on track to save 270 million pounds of food waste in 2020

When we think about food waste, we often think about how wasteful we are at the end of the supply…

June 26, 2020

This startup is introducing affordable and sustainable housing to inner cities with a new innovation: the ‘Casita’

As the government lifts Covid-19 protections, the U.S. will face what many are calling an “avalanche of evictions.” Especially after…

June 25, 2020

Vertical farming: Is it just a fad or the future of sustainable agriculture?

On April 25, 2020, the CDC warned that grocery stores are a place of high contamination. And as people continue…

June 25, 2020

Now’s the best time for big companies to lean into reforestation. Here’s how, according to the CEO of a non-profit that planted 4 million trees last year

While many of us celebrate Covid-19 slowing GHG emissions, there's a lot left unsaid on the rise of deforestation. As…

June 25, 2020

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