The EU Just Banned Microplastics. How Are Companies Replacing Them?
Some manufacturers are years ahead of the game, pioneering natural alternatives to microplastics.
‘Tiny Farms’ Bring Agriculture Jobs to the Work-Life Balance Generation
In Germany, a new model of low-cost, very small-scale farming is luring young people who value flextime and vacations.
For Some Fish Farmers, the Ocean is Becoming Obsolete
Land-based aquaculture startups are producing healthier fish without polluting the sea.
How Sweden Sends Just 1% of Its Trash to Landfills
The country incinerates nearly half its garbage to create the energy that powers its homes and buildings.
Don’t Toss It, Fix It! Europe Is Guaranteeing Citizens the “Right to Repair”
The EU is restricting products designed to be unfixable, forcing companies to change their ways.
With Centuries-Old Techniques, This Farm Is Preparing for the Future
No modern methods or machinery required — just crops cultivated by hand in incredible, climate-proof quantities.
Berlin’s Second-Hand Craze Is Turning It into a ‘Zero-Waste City’
Buying used goods is trendier than ever, and the capital’s retailers are responding.