Articles and researches

February 24, 2020

Eating local might not be as important as what you eat | MNN

You’ve likely heard the argument to support the “eat local” movement: kocal purchases support local farms and small businesses. The food is less likely to be […]
February 24, 2020

First CLT Passive House project in Boston breaks ground

Move over steel and concrete — a pioneering cross-laminated timber (CLT) project that’s set to break ground in Boston could spearhead a greater adoption of mass […]
February 24, 2020

Fashion designer Dana Cohen creates unique, recycled fabric garments

It’s no secret that the United States wastes millions of tons of textiles every year. From fast fashion to unsustainable production to consumers simply choosing to […]
February 24, 2020

What is sauna aufguss? | MNN

For an activity that requires so little activity, sitting in a sauna can be surprisingly good for you. Adults who frequent saunas tend to be safer […]
February 24, 2020

Meet the African-American female scientists who helped launch the space race | MNN

For decades, most Americans had never heard of Katherine Johnson. That all changed after the film “Hidden Figures” was released in 2016. The movie, which is […]
February 24, 2020

Innovative food tracker uses app to help you live zero-waste

Industrial designers Altino Alex and Savin Dimov have just unveiled an innovative product geared towards helping families around the world reduce their food waste. The Bubble Food Tracker is an app-controlled food […]
February 24, 2020

Most plastics in our recycling bins aren’t getting recycled, new report finds | MNN

Most recycling programs accept plastics labelled 1 through 7, but in the vast majority of cases, only #1 (PET) and #2 (HDPE) actually get recycled, a […]
February 22, 2020

Why Germany’s little gardens are a way of life | MNN

Scattered throughout Germany are collections of what look like tiny houses surrounded by well-kept gardens. But people don’t live in these small structures with flourishing yards. […]