How the hell can an app reduce food waste? Well that’s exactly what goMkt sets out to do! It’s a genius business model benefits food retailers and savvy shoppers. There’s a lot of weighty issues like food waste happening all at once but thanks to well thought out solutions, we have a fighting chance!Read More
It’s not uncommon to hear people bitching about the woes of the 21st century. Short attention spans this, lazy millennials that, and before ya know it someone brings up the most beloved topic of our times...technology. Yes, that dreaded stuff that gets blamed for everyone’s ratchet behavior but maintains its status as one of the most purchased-from categories out there.Read More
But to be honest with you, phones have become the tech staple of all tech staples for many peeps so we thought we’d do a post dedicated solely to freaking you out about just how unsustainable they are.
JK - but we are gonna give you more deets on the emerging sustainable cell phone industry.Read More
When you think of video games, you probably don’t think of sustainability. You likely think about retro Nintendo classics like Mario and Zelda, or maybe you’re the type who likes to play MMOs such as World of Warcraft and Elder Scrolls Online. But maybe what you didn’t realize is that many survival-based simulation games have sustainability-focused gameplay, whether it’s finding a sustainable source of food for yourself or a green source of energy for your settlements.Read More
I think we can all agree that YouTube is best utilized for funny cat videos and stupidly funny shorts a la the vine era, but I’ll admit it’s got its more functional side as well (and I’m not talking about the how to videos that range from kissing to cutting an onion without crying).
Sustainability is an often ignored corner of the YouTube world, which is no surprise since we all know sustainable living isn’t the most popular lifestyle option (yet). That being said, there are some dark horses with YouTube channels that focus on sustainability.Read More
It’s safe to say that it’s pretty normal for people to think that sustainable goods are more expensive than their unsustainable counterparts. Unsurprisingly, this is apparently one of the main reasons many people say they aren’t willing to “go green”.
But is eco-friendly stuff really more expensive? Maybe not everything, or some things require some pretty spendy upfront costs but save you moola down the road (e.g. using renewable energy), BUT...if we compared your typical green product to a conventional product, the likelihood of the former being at least a bit more expensive is pretty high.Read More