06 Dec

Nature's Beauty: The Benefits of Functional Food Ingredients in Cosmetics


Consumers are increasingly seeking natural, skin-friendly alternatives in the ever-evolving world of cosmetics and skincare. Functional food ingredients have gained recognition as valuable cosmetic additives, promising users both nourishment and sustainability.

Natural ingredients, rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and other bioactive compounds, offer a unique approach to an individual’s skincare routine. In this blog, we'll explore the trend of using functional food ingredients in cosmetics and how it can revolutionize customers’ beauty regimens.

28 Nov

The Problem with Recycling Plastics


Recycling conserves energy, reduces air and water pollution, limits greenhouse gasses, and decreases the number of products taken to landfills. And the great thing about recycling: You can throw your plastics in blue bins and continue with your day. Even though recycling seems easy and efficient, how come so many plastic products end up in a landfill instead?

09 Aug

How Plants Help the Environment


Humans need plants for survival, but we also need them for their basis in the long-term health and sustainability of our environmental systems. Plants improve the environment in many ways, like releasing oxygen into the atmosphere, absorbing carbon dioxide, providing nutrients to animals, and regulating the water cycle — all things we need to sustain life on Earth.

28 Jun

Benefits of Making Bike-To-Work Day Every Day


Do you own a bike, but don’t ride it much? Biking doesn’t make sense for everyone, but Bike-to-Work Day and every day after that leaves many reasons to consider why you could benefit from biking to work every day! For some, safety is a concern, but good news is that more communities and streets are adding bike lanes to ensure safety for those who ride their bikes on a daily basis. Let’s take a look at all the benefits of biking to work.

09 Dec

Meet Bagasse, The Super Hero of Sustainable Packaging


If you’ve gone for takeout recently and received your food in cardboard-like takeout boxes, then you may have met “bagasse” in real life. Many eco-friendly restaurants and companies are prioritizing sustainability within their single-use containers, choosing packaging that is made from environmentally-friendly materials. While bamboo is well-known for eco-friendly packages, bagasse is a lesser-known material.

28 Jul

Twenty Firms Produce 55 Percent of the World's Plastic Waste


One-hundred companies are responsible for more than 90 percent of all global plastic waste, according to new research from The Plastic Waste Makers index. And twenty of those companies are responsible for a whopping 55 percent of the world’s plastic waste. 

03 Feb

The Possibility of Future, Smog-Eating Buildings


As climate change increasingly becomes a problem, the world’s greatest minds are seeking creative solutions to clean our earth’s air. Some environmental scientists, architects, and designers are analyzing buildings to determine how to effectively use them for passively cleaning smoggy urban air.

03 Feb

Diminish Air Pollution


Climate change has brought a magnifying glass to the global problem of air pollution. As we build, create, and manufacture, our machines release toxic chemicals into the air that cause smog and other forms of pollution.

Air Pollution

Fossil fuels emit harmful chemicals that can cause serious problems for the environment and people’s health. Greenhouse gas emissions come from the use of fuels such as natural gas, coal, wood, and petroleum.

03 Feb

A Giraffe's Journey Through Climate Change


Gracefully statuesque with muscular shoulders and a long, arching neck, giraffes roam the African savanna, grazing from the treetops. Their legs are often longer than 6 feet, and they can reach speeds of 35 miles per hour for short distances. These tall creatures with goofy faces, long purple tongues, and an array of individual spotting patterns flaunt two horns alongside their ears that mimics a crown. Needing about 5-30 minutes of sleep per 24-hour period and requiring a sip of water every few days, giraffes are basically superbeings.

03 Feb

A Whale's Journey Through Climate Change


Hidden behind the dense curtain of the ocean water and singing an eerie song of their own, whales are the gentle giants of the deepest depths. Whales are built similarly to the Hippopotamus and are warm-blooded with a layer of blubber to help insulate and moderate body temperature. Large flippers allow them to navigate the ocean currents, and their blowholes on the top of their head allow a quick breath before diving again. Some whales can hold their breath for up to 90 minutes.