Edible Food Packaging Made From Milk Proteins
Most foods at the grocery store come wrapped in plastic packaging. Not only does this create a lot of non-recyclable, non-biodegradable waste, but thin plastic films are not great at preventing spoila...
Fungi Funeral: Mushroom ‘Death Suit’ Offers Eco-Friendly Alternative To Caskets & Cremation
If you are looking for a radical new way to dispose of your body after death, look no further than mushrooms, says TED Fellow artist Jae Rhim Lee. Coming on the market this year, her “death suit” will...
Edible Water Bottle To Cause A Splash At EU Sustainability Awards
An edible alternative to plastic water bottles made from seaweed has topped the UK round of an EU competition for new, more sustainable products. The new spherical form of packaging, called Ooho and d...
It's Not A Pond He's Diving Into, But A Completely Natural, Chemical-Free Backyard Swimming Pool
Learn how to make your own from recycled materials for a fraction of the cost that you’d pay with a professional contractor. I thought I‘d seen everything when it comes to swimming pools. However, Dav...
Global Green Economy Hits $6.2 Trillion - Climate Action Programme
$6.22 trillion has been invested since 2007 in the global green economy, according to new research. The green investment media service Ethical Markets published its latest Green Transition Scoreboard ...
Audi Have Successfully Made Diesel Fuel From Carbon Dioxide And Water
German car manufacturer Audi has reportedly invented a carbon-neutral diesel fuel, made solely from water, carbon dioxide and renewable energy sources. And the crystal clear 'e-diesel' is already bein...
Edible Food Packaging Made From Milk Proteins
Most foods at the grocery store come wrapped in plastic packaging. Not only does this create a lot of non-recyclable, non-biodegradable waste, but thin plastic films are not great at preventing spoila...
Sustainable business
Sustainable business, or green business, is an enterprise that has minimal negative impact on the global or local environment, community, society, or economy—a business that strives to meet the triple...
Peak water
Peak water is a concept that underlines the growing constraints on the availability, quality, and use of freshwater resources.Peak water is defined in a 2010 peer-reviewed article in the Proceedings o...
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Global Development and Environment Institute
The Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE, pronounced “gee-day”) is a research center at Tufts University founded in 1993. GDAE works to promote a better understanding of how societies ca...
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Servicizing
A product-service system (PSS), also known as a function-oriented business model, is a business model, developed in academia, that is aimed at providing sustainability of both consumption and producti...
Post growth
Post growth (also known as post-growth) is an overarching approach to global futures that looks to proactively respond to the limits-to-growth dilemma – the fact that, on a planet of finite resources,...
Eco commerce
Eco commerce is a business, investment, and technology-development model that employs market-based solutions to balancing the world’s energy needs and environmental integrity. Through the use of gree...
Material input per service unit
Material input per unit of service (MIPS) is an economic concept, originally developed at the Wuppertal Institute, Germany in the 1990s. The MIPS concept can be used to measure eco-efficiency of a pro...
Green national product
Many economists, environmentalists, and citizens have recently criticized the gross national product. The criticism stems from the fact that this measurement of national product does not account for ...
Economics of biodiversity
There have been a number of economic arguments advanced regarding evaluation of the benefits of biodiversity. Most are anthropocentric but economists have also debated whether biodiversity is inherent...
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Sustainable Society Index
The Sustainable Society Index, SSI, shows at a glance the level of sustainability of each of the 151 assessed countries, included in the SSI. It shows in a simple way the distance to full sustainabili...
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Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit
The Weatherhead School of Management is a private business school of Case Western Reserve University located in Cleveland, Ohio. Weatherhead offers programs concentrated in sustainability, design inno...
Ecotourism
Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often small scale alternative to standard commercial (mass...
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Biodiversity and food
Biodiversity provides high variety of food: crops, livestock, forestry, and fish, which are important food source of human species. A wide range of species provides many thousands of food products, su...
Peak uranium
Peak uranium is the point in time that the maximum global uranium production rate is reached. After that peak, according to Hubbert peak theory, the rate of production enters a terminal decline. While...
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Eco-sufficiency
Eco-sufficiency requires a reduction of the level of production/consumption in those parts of the world with the highest standards of living beyond reducing the use of natural resources as well as was...
Sustainability measurement
Sustainability measurement is the quantitative basis for the informed management of sustainability. The metrics used for the measurement of sustainability (involving the sustainability of environment...
Eco-efficiency
Over the years, as countries and regions around the world began to develop, it slowly became evident that industrialization and economic growth come hand in hand with environmental degradation. Eco-Ef...
EcoProIT
EcoProIT is a project initiated at Chalmers University of Technology at the department of Product and Production Development. The project aims to provide production engineers a tool for detailed ecolo...
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Environmentally friendly
Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are marketing terms referring to goods and services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minima...
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Environmental space
The concept of environmental space is the amount of any particularresource that can be consumed by a country without threatening the continuedavailability of that resource, assuming that everyone in t...
Peak copper
Peak copper is a hypothetical point in time at which the maximum global copper production rate is reached. Since copper is a finite resource, at some point in the future new production from within the...
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ISO 14051
ISO 14051 is part of the ISO 14000 family of standards relating to environmental management codified by the International Organization for Standardization. The purpose of ISO 14051:2011 is to provide ...
Hinrich Foundation
The Hinrich Foundation is an independent charitable foundation headquartered in Hong Kong. It was established Oct. 22, 2012 by Merle A. Hinrich, the founder and executive chairman of Global Sources t...
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