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Coca-Cola Presents First Bottles Made From Ocean Waste Plastic

The sample bottles contain 25% recycled marine plastics. Although the process is currently considered a proof of concept, Coca-Cola claims it “is the first successful attempt to incorporate ocean plastics in food and drink packaging.” Called depolymerization, the process assists the low grade plastics to be broken down, reformed, stripped of its impurities and rebuilt into materials …

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This Is The First Playable Record Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic

One could call it a record breaking event, the first non-vinyl record made from made from recycled plastics collected from the beaches of Cornwall in the UK. The brainchild of singer, songwriter and Mercury Prize winner, Nick Mulvey and Cornwall-based Sharps Brewery, Keynvor and vinyl manufacturing company Tangible Formats, the 10-inch record is the first …

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Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto literally live in a bubble, insulated from the cold and the harshness of the elements, while taking in the best of what nature has to offer. Their house is built inside of a greenhouse, providing them free heat and free food in the winter. In Stockholm, Sweden, where winter lasts …

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Michigan plants 1,000 ‘happy trees’ to honor Bob Ross

Michigan state parks have partnered with the Bob Ross artist’s estate for its reforestation efforts. The trees were grown by prisoners in the correctional facilities’ educational program. Hundreds of volunteers have planted them in state parks denoted with signs of Ross’ likeness and famous tag lines. An eclectic combination between a cultural icon and prisoner …

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Two Guys In Mexico Just Created Vegan Leather From Cactus

Young entrepreneurs are taking up the challenge of creating alternative, biodegradable materials to replace anything from plastics to building materials and many more in between, such as a new vegan material with the potential to replace the use of animal leather in the fashion, leather goods, furniture and automotive industries. Adrián López Velarde and Marte …

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals are made from 80,000 tons of recycled electronics

  With the opening ceremony for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo just over eight months away, organizers were able to tick the medals as done on their To Do list in July this year. A lot of thought went into the crafting of the medals and through the Tokyo 2020 Medal Project nearly 80,000 tons of …

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Forest Garden With 500 Edible Plants Requires Only a Few Hours of Work Per Month

Mother Nature has been growing plants for 460 million years and trees for 370 million years. According to fossil records, humans appeared in Africa around 195 thousand years ago and thrived on nature’s bounty. Fast forward to the early 1900s, which saw the beginning of a new era of growing food crops, monoculture, or single …

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Study Suggests By 2050, Rising Sea Levels Will Flood land home to 300 mil people each year

You can now support EIC on PATREON   According to a new study, the number of people who may be affected by rising sea levels by 2050 may be three times higher than previously thought. Scientists at Climate Central, a research and advocacy group, used a new digital model for a more accurate estimation based on …

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The Oldest Dairy Farm In California Is Now Growing Almonds Instead

You can now support EIC on PATREON   The Giacomazzi Dairy farm in California, the oldest dairy farm west of the Rocky Mountains, is closing the dairy operation and will instead focus on growing almonds. According to owner Dino Giacomazzi, due to its age, the farm just isn’t efficient anymore and rather than modernizing the …

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Barn owl killed by sky lantern as RSPCA warn people not to use them

You can now support EIC on PATREON   Sky lanterns are beautiful, but with their pretty, glowing light as they drift off into the air comes a rather grave truth – they are terrible for nature. These seemingly harmless sky lights are sold all over the world, with around 200,000 per year being sold in …

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Permaculture Garden Produces 7000 Pounds of Organic Food Per Year on Tenth of an Acre

You can now support EIC on PATREON   Many of us dream of self-sufficient and growing most of our food and having a supply of fresh, organic food in our gardens.  Not an impossible dream, as one family proves. The Dervaes family grows 7,000 pounds of organic food annually on just one-tenth of an acre which …

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