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How industrial-style tourism is hurting Italy

The influx of money that tourists bring may be good for the economy, but many Italians are saying, ‘Enough!’

‘Straws’ film reveals how the straw in your drink is hurting the world

More than half a million straws are thrown away daily in the U.S. These get blown and washed into oceans and rivers, where animals mistake them for food.

Plastic bag wars are heating up in the U.S.

Local governments are being seduced by a petrochemical industry that’s more lucrative than ever.

Why you should be a proud ‘Outfit Repeater’

Stand up to the excessive waste and damage caused by fast fashion by wearing and loving the clothes you already own.

Loch sunglasses are made of 500-year-old timbers from the Great Lakes

This Canadian eyewear company is showcasing sustainable fashion as its best.

Tea-growers enraged by Sainsbury’s withdrawal from Fairtrade

The UK grocery chain has long been a Fairtrade champion, but recently announced it would invent its own ‘fairly traded’ certification scheme.

Babies go diaper-free with the ‘elimination communication’ potty-training method

It’s an old technique that was practiced by previous generations, but has been lost in the U.S. since the 1960s.

All the ways to eat kiwi fruit

Did you know that you don’t have to peel kiwi fruit before eating?

Allbirds’ woolen running shoe is said to be most comfortable in the world

Wool is an ideal material for footwear, with its odor-reducing and moisture-wicking properties, so why hasn’t it caught on?

The Seven Sustainable Wonders of the World

Humans should be proud of these inventions, for they enable us to live gently and efficiently on Earth.