eco-friendly

Igloo’s New Foam-Free Coolers Are Made From Biodegradable Tree Pulp

Igloo’s New Foam-Free Coolers Are Made From Biodegradable Tree Pulp

The styrofoam cooler you remember your parents dragging to the beach as a kid is still kicking around a garbage dump somewhere, refusing to break down or disappear. That’s why the industry has switched to reusable products, but if you don’t want to shell out $300+ for a Yeti cooler,…

A Wind Turbine With Flapping Wings Might Be Quieter And Safer For Birds

A Wind Turbine With Flapping Wings Might Be Quieter And Safer For Birds

Unless they have got stake in a big oil company, the most common reasons people have for opposing the installation of wind turbines is the noise pollution and the risk they pose to birds. But a radically redesigned turbine with flapping wings instead of spinning blades might finally solve both…

Your Next Yoga Mat Might Be Made From Algae

Your Next Yoga Mat Might Be Made From Algae

It’s the last thing you want to find floating on your backyard pool, but a Mississippi-based company called Bloom has developed a way to turn algae, that green slimy goo that makes it unpleasant to swim in a lake, into eco-friendly foam for use in yoga mats, sandals or luggage.