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All articles on sustainability and digitalisation at a glance.

 

Ein Laptop, auf dem die Seite des Deutschen Nachhaltigkeitspreis geöffnet ist.
© Benjamin Lucks/RESET

RESET is Nominated For the German Sustainability Award 2024

RESET has been nominated for the German Sustainability Award 2024! Watch this space for updates about the November winners.

CLO Screenshot 3D Fashion Sample
Kezia Rice

3D Samples Could Be the Answer to Fashion’s Waste Problem

3D samples could reduce waste in fashion's supply chain, cutting emissions from this highly polluting industry.

MethaneSAT satellite
MethaneSAT LLC

MethaneSAT: A Climate Change Tool That’s Out of This World

Methane is one of the planet's most dangerous greenhouse gases. A new satellite—the size of a washing machine—is set to provide vital data.

Are Polyjoule’s Plastic Batteries Cheaper and Safer for Producing Renewable Power?

Traditional lithium-ion batteries come with a whole host of issues, not least their expense. A Boston startup is looking to new materials for the next generation of batteries.

Donate Phones and Save Lives: “Wir Packen’s An” Collects Old Smartphones for Refugees

Instead of lying in a drawer, your old mobile phone could help people on escape routes. The "Wir packen's an" association reveals how this works.

What’s the Carbon Footprint of Your Website?

Digital media is more eco-friendly than analogue, right? Um... not really! But there are things we can do to reduce the environmental impact of our online lives. The Website Carbon Calculator can work out the carbon footprint of any website - and gives you tips on how to make your own online presence more sustainable.

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Identify Plants With the Flora Incognita App – And Support Important Biological Research

AI-supported plant identification app Flora Incognita provides users with the names of previously unknown plants, turning you into a citizen scientist.

Deep Green Data Centres Heat Swimming Pools in the “Perfect Symbiotic Relationship”

Deep Green uses waste heat from its data centres to heat swimming pools, reducing their carbon emissions and keeping them afloat as energy costs soar.

Torge Peters

Digitalisation Can Advance Sustainable Agriculture – Under Certain Conditions

Digitalisation has long since arrived in agriculture. But how do these developments contribute to environmental and climate protection? We present solutions.