sustainability

Environmental Extremes

A Look at the Lives of People Separating Waste at One of Asia's Biggest Garbage Dumps

Between battling authorities who have closed off access to their only source of livelihood, harassment by the local mafia and a drug problem, this is the harsh reality of being a ragpicker at India’s Deonar dump.
Shamani Joshi
a day ago
Design

Bali's First Design Festival is Making Luxury Sustainable

Potato Head Bali featured designers from Virgil Abloh to Max Lamb.
Nadja Sayej
7.8.19
News

Japan Is Willing To Take Southeast Asia’s Trash

Japan has a plan for the region’s waste, which involves producing power from trash.
Lex Celera
6.26.19
straws

I Tried Every Type of Non-Plastic Straw So You Don't Have To

The war on plastic straws is here, and you're going to need to know what your options are.
Eve Peyser
4.21.19
vgtrn

Philippine Supermarkets Follow Thailand, Vietnam in Ditching Plastic for Leaves

Supermarkets big and small are embracing the eco-friendly alternative to wrapping fresh produce in plastic.
Lex Celera
4.17.19
wine

The Future of Wine Might Be Flat Plastic Bottles

Flat bottles are lighter and fit more per carton than standard bottles, making shipping more sustainable.
Bettina Makalintal
3.7.19
Save Yourselves

I Tried to Be Completely Sustainable for a Week

If climate change responsibility is going to be foisted onto individuals over governments, I thought I should check how hard it is to save the world.
Annie Lord
2.26.19
maggots

Watch 10,000 Maggots Scarf Down a Pizza in Two Hours

Black soldier flies are the Joey Chestnuts of the larvae world.
Becky Ferreira
2.10.19
palm oil

There's a New Hazelnut Spread in Town and it Wants to Take On Nutella

The Barilla Group is set to launch the palm-oil-free Crema Pan di Stelle in January of next year.
Danielle Wayda
11.22.18
sustainability

Is Living in a Tiny House Something People Actually Enjoy?

We talked to people about the realities of hyper compact living.
Nat Kassel
11.9.18
Food

This, Apparently, Is the Most Ethical Meal in the World

Just how easy is it to eat food that won't ruin the world?
Sophie Wilkinson
5.3.18
Photography

Here's Where All Your Plastic Ends Up

Photos of North Pacific albatross and their garbage-clogged insides.
Harriet Renn
5.2.18
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