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Patagonia’s Clean Color collection features plant-based dyes

In a radical move away from synthetic dyes, the Clean Color line features soft earth tones made from food waste, silkworm excrement, and dried beetles.

Solar-powered Trashpresso converts plastic and fabric waste into floor tiles

A 40-foot shipping container platform holds a complete mobile waste recycling plant capable of upcycling plastic and fabric waste into architectural tiles.

All-ages coloring book communicates the science behind climate change (Video)

Using officially documented research and color-it-yourself data visualizations, this project aims to convey climate change data in an engaging way.

Meet the visionary who restored 5,500 acres of wrecked Texas land to paradise

Fifty years ago, the wildly inspiring David Bamberger bought the worst land he could find with the aim of bringing it back to thriving life.

Rustic modern tiny house shows another clever way to do the stairs

There’s more than one way to go up in a small space, and this is one smart alternative.

Canadian grocer Sobey’s should commit to selling ugly produce, once and for all

It makes no sense NOT to sell imperfect fruits and veggies at reduced prices. So what’s Sobey’s waiting for?

10 eco-friendly all-purpose cleaners for a toxic-free home

From floors to windows and counters to tubs, any one of these cleaners can help you keep things spic and span – without the worry.

Tesla to double superchargers in 2017, 6,000 more destination chargers too

This should go a long way to calming fears with the release of the Model 3.

‘The Joy of Less’ is the best minimalism book I’ve read

Francine Jay’s detailed guide to decluttering is refreshingly practical, accessible, and free from idealistic philosophy.

Tushy launches bamboo toilet paper to help you reduce your carbon buttprint

In a bid to reduce TP’s environmental impact, the team of toilet crusaders behind the Tushy bidet attachment have rolled out an unbleached bamboo alternative.