Edible NakedPak acts as food packaging and flavor/sauce packet in one 

In Israel, design student Naama Nictora has created an edible and dissolvable food film out of algae that can replace plastic and paper packaging...

Home of the future may be made from aloe and egg whites

In Spain, the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia has 3D printed a structure using natural materials including dirt, aloe, egg whites, and enzymes....

Bridgestone races ahead with guayule rubber

In Arizona, tire major Bridgestone has announced it will invest another $42 million—on top of the over $100 million it has already spent—to commercialize...

Seaweed tampon startup launches crowdfunding campaign

In Berlin, sustainable feminine hygiene firm Vyld has launched a crowdfunding campaign to scale production of tampons made of algae.  According to Femtech Insider, 300...

Put some zip in your step with coffee ground sneakers

In France, zero-waste fashion startup Zèta and coffee giant Nespresso have released a shoe collection using recycled coffee grounds.  Called Re:Ground, the shoes came about...

Ewe-nique idea: Estonian company eyes unused wool for e-commerce packaging

In Estonia, startup Woola believes wool could be the next sustainable packaging option to address the environmental footprint of e-commerce. The company claims that...

McDonald’s pickle stuck to ceiling can be yours for $6,300, because art

In Australia, the Michael Lett Gallery has a unique “sculpture” for sale—a pickle from a McDonald’s burger artist Matthew Griffin stuck to the gallery’s...

Nightmare fuel: Dead spider necrobot hailed as robotics breakthrough

In Houston, researchers at Rice University have created a new field of research—dubbed necrobotics—with the invention of a dead spider claw machine.  In a paper...

Gucci and adidas streetwear collab touts biobased materials

In Italy and Germany, luxury fashion house Gucci and sneaker giant adidas have partnered to create a colorful streetwear line that emphasizes sustainable components.  Dubbed...

Designer turns chippy waste into ceramics

In Margate, UK, designer Carly Breame has converted the leftover fish bones, potato peels and oyster shells from one of the seaside town’s local...

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Upgrade your cocktail experience with… cabbage?

In Israel, a “marketing tech” machine that deposits colorful designs on cocktails—think latte art, but boozy—can now use entirely plant-based pods.  Manufactured by Ripples, a...

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In London, intimates apparel brand Fruity Booty has released a collection of underwear using modal, a material partially made from beech tree pulp.  Dubbed Bodywear,...

Calyxt Exploring Strategic Alternatives

In Minnesota, synthetic biology company Calyxt says it is “evaluating potential strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value,” including financing alternatives, merger, reverse merger, other...