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Peruvian Company Creates Compostable Plates Made From Banana Leaves

A group of young people in Peru recently announced that they have created biodegradable dishes made of banana leaves as a way of reducing the amount of waste found in landfills across the globe, according to Intelligent Living: “(‘Bio Plant’) can decompose within 2 months – it’s completely degraded naturally before the 60 days are […]

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6 Island Nations Will Issue ‘Blue Bonds’ To Make Shipping In The Pacific Ocean Carbon Neutral

Six Pacific island nations are actively trying to raise $500 million for the purpose of making all shipping in the Pacific Ocean zero carbon by the middle of the century. The Guardian reports: “The Pacific Blue Shipping Partnership, announced on Tuesday by the governments of Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and […]

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BioSolar Leaves May Be Better At Cleaning The Air Than Trees

Though you’ve probably never heard of BioSolar Leaves, they may one day assist in purifying the air we breathe while simultaneously producing healthy food, according to the World Economic Forum. The panels look much like the usual solar panels, but with one major difference: They’re green due to the microscopic plant life growing in them […]

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Plastic Packaging Being Replaced By Banana Leaves In Asian Supermarkets

It began in Thailand at Rimping supermarket: Wrapping produce in banana leaves instead of plastic as a way to reduce the amount of plastic waste in landfills across the world. And now the trend is taking hold all across Asia, according to Matador Network: “The banana leaves are multi-purpose, able to be used for vegetables, […]

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Greta Thunberg Explains How We Can All Help Save The Planet In Just Three Easy Steps

On Friday, climate activist Greta Thunberg inspired millions of students worldwide to go on strike to bring awareness to the issue of the global climate crisis. All total, there were 2,500 events planned in over 150 countries, according to Vox. A day earlier, Thunberg, along with writer and environmentalist George Monbiot released a short film […]

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