Furniture made from mushrooms. Clothing made from seaweed. Shoes made from spiderwebs. It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but these are are just some of the examples of the fascinating innovations of Biofabrication.
Reforestation at the click of a button - can it really be that simple? Since 2009 the sustainable search engine company Ecosia has been proving it’s possible by helping plant almost 6 million trees. We spoke to Ecosia about their success, the importance of transparency, and taking a piece of the Google pie.
An engineering firm has constructed one of London’s first ‘living wall’ scaffolding structures on a building site. Good for air and noise pollution, as well as the local scenery, green walls are one example of sorely needed solutions to big-city pollution.
Worried about where your vegetables come from? A Belgian supermarket has announced plans to grow and sell their very own vegetables in a rooftop garden starting next year. It follows an increasing trend towards urban farming, which aims for more sustainable, zero-mile food supplies for city dwellers.