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ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC PACKAGING NOT ALWAYS MORE SUSTAINABLE

A fascinating new report from the independent U.K. thinks tank Green Alliance finds that, despite retailer and Consumer Packaged Goods companies’ promises...

CAN ZERO-WASTE RESTAURANTS SUCCEED IN NEW YORK?

This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Eating for the Climate…Without Stressing Out, a collection of our best tips for...

CORONAVIRUS, FLU AND CLIMATE CHANGE: IS THERE A CONNECTION?

No one will be surprised to hear that there is a worryingly wide range of problems associated with climate change. From extreme...

2 Years Ago, Kenya Set The World’s Strictest Plastic Bag Ban. Did It Work?

KIKUYU, Kenya ― Early in the morning, Alice Wangui prepares to open her vegetable stall in the outdoor Kinoo Market, some 13...

6 ZERO-WASTE LESSONS FROM PARIS

A visit to the French capital offers great lessons on how to make less waste. This week I was...

20 PLEDGES FOR 2020: WHY I’M PROMISING TO END ALL MY FOOD WASTE

I avoid cleaning my refrigerator like other people put off doing their taxes. I wait until it’s a sea of plastic containers,...

DO WOMEN REALLY NEED TRASH CANS EVERYWHERE THEY GO?

Surely there's a way to ditch our wasteful, disposable habits. Scrolling through Twitter at 4 AM one jet-lagged...

SEE WHAT YOUR IPHONE WILL LOOK LIKE IN A MILLION YEARS.

Our gadgets will outlive us. Artist Nathaniel Stern explores how. We’re kissing our plastic straws goodbye. And many...

2020: THE FUTURE IS NOW! IT’S TIME FOR NEW UTOPIAS!

Environmental damage, groaning social systems, housing shortages — our structures are reaching their limits economically, ecologically and socially. Are there alternatives? What...

7 HIGH-IMPACT LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Credit: In Green At the end of 2019, lexicographers crowned “existential” as the Word of the Year. “Notable...

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