Category: Daily News

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Sustainability makes us happier

Adopting a sustainable lifestyle makes people happier, according to the results of a social experiment conducted by the packaging manufacturer Tetra Pak. Even simple renewable habits boost happiness — and preserve the planet’s resources....

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San Francisco bans polystyrene

The city of San Francisco has enacted one of the broadest bans on polystyrene. To-go coffee cups, food containers and everything else made out of the cheap insulating foam including packing peanuts will no...

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Rwanda reaches for the skies

Rwandan authorities have ordered that cities build vertically to ease the urban housing challenge and ensure sustainable development in the future. But some would prefer a policy that focuses on affordable housing for low-income...

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Buildings made of bone

In a bid to reduce building emissions, researchers at the University of Cambridge are developing a sustainable building material made of artificial bone and eggshell. The composite material takes very little energy to produce....