Environment

America’s First Hemp House Pulls CO2 From The Air!

America’s First Hemp House Pulls CO2 From The Air!

Hemp is making a major comeback around the world. In the US, five states have legalized the recreational use of cannabis, and hemp-based building materials are now gaining in popularity. The first house built in America with hemcrete was constructed in Asheville, North Carolina, and the 3,400 square foot Push House boasts a number of eco-friendly features. […]

Start-Up Created By Harvard Students Lets You Test-Drive Tiny Home Living For $99/Night

Start-Up Created By Harvard Students Lets You Test-Drive Tiny Home Living For $99/Night

Inspired to go off-grid but not sure it’s the right move for you? Problem solved, thanks to the startup Getaway which allows individuals intrigued by the ‘new’ Millennial dream to explore what it’s really like to live in a tiny home. The startup was launched by the Millennial Housing Lab and Harvard students Jon Staff and Peter Davis. Inspired […]

Sweden Is Considering Implementing A ‘Meat Tax’

Sweden Is Considering Implementing A ‘Meat Tax’

In 2010, the UN declared that in order to reduce carbon emissions, everyone should strive to adopt a plant-based diet.  While some countries have actually increased their meat consumption since, some nations, like Sweden, are considering a “meat” tax in effort to encourage a shift towards sustainability. This isn’t the only way Sweden has shown […]