environment

Molekule's reinvention of the air purifier

Molekule is a startup company that has revolutionized the air purifier and has created a totally new technology to destroy the pollutants in the air....

Driving Consumerism

Don't be part of the ongoing problem of destroying our only host planet; be part of the solution and recycle and sell your e-waste to SellBroke....

Coral Vita Wants to Save Coral Reefs

Coral Vita is a startup company that aims to restore deteriorating and dying coral reefs....

Has Deforestation Met Its Match?

Today when the word conservation is mentioned, several things come to mind. Often the most unfortunate after-effects of human actions on the planet are just a few of those things. For instance, one only has to...

Ever Dreamed of Generating Renewable Energy Right in Your Front Yard? It May Soon be Possible!

So maybe you're looking down at a hefty electric bill or thinking about the toll that fossil fuel consumption takes on the Earth but what can you do about it? Depending on where you live and...

Caia the Sunshine Robot Will Light Up Your Life

Caia Caecilia is said to have been the commonly-used Roman name for Tanaquil, a woman endowed with prophetic powers and closely related to the worship of the god of the hearth and home. The Romans looked...

Business is Blooming at UrbanStems Bouquet Delivery

The gift of a bouquet of flowers is among the most ancient gestures of forethought and affection, with a long history of flower arrangement in all corners of the world leading up to it. The oldest...

The Future of Fabric is Super-Strong Spider Silk

In a previous article, I promised no more hideous alliterations... but this one is pretty good, so it doesn't count. Ready to hear about something awesome? Great! Let's begin. What's stronger than steel but softer than...

Clean India with Banyan Nation

Banyan Nation took its inspiration from the Indian practice of downcycling plastics instead of recycling them. The problem posed by the high volume of non-recycled plastic gave Mani Vajipey some fodder to exercise his problem-solving acumen,...

It's Time to "Plant the Planet" with JOACHIM's Eco-Loving Clocks

It seems like a lifetime ago that, standing in the near-darkness of the kitchen of my family home, I last squinted my eyes to check the time as told by the clock that hung over the...

How One Startup is Turning Clean Streets into Fat Wallets

Last week, we talked about efforts to repurpose waste into affordable housing. This week's startup has a similar goal in mind. In Haiti, much like the Mexican city we mentioned in last week's article, improper waste...

Rothy's is Helping the Environment, One Pair of Shoes at a Time

Do you ever stop and wonder how much of the typical plastic we use becomes waste that pollutes our environment? I will admit, this is not something that has crossed my mind, often if at all....

Construct it with Einsite!

In India, the construction industry has found a new way of operating. An industry which is used to considering five percent of the cost of the project as wastage is getting cost efficient, and it is...

Go Green and Autonomous With IOTomation Ecotech

There has been a concentrated effort to realize the dream of 90 smart cities in the last two years. This effort is part of the Indian government’s larger plan of creating smart cities. But this...

From Plastic Waste To Affordable Housing: Here's How It's Done

Plastic. It's become ubiquitous with living in the 21st century. It makes things easier, like packaging foods, wrapping luggage, collecting garbage or grabbing drinks for takeaway. However, our overuse of plastic has serious consequences on the...

The Future of Sustainable Seafood is Finless

If you're not already screaming "Give that meatless meat talk a rest, already!" then you're probably ready to hear about another amazing startup changing what we consume for the betterment of the planet. As...

Picostone: Filling the Electrical Gap

Niket Sarvaiya and Virang Jhaveri are true innovators who are well-connected to the roots of our digital world. But they are also aware that there still persist many gaps in our connected digital worlds. Take switchboards...

Break Down Every "Molekule" of Pollutant with this New Air Purifier

This air purifier breaks down pollutants in the air like never before....

Put Your Lights On: Illuminating Homes Across India with iLUMY

The ambitious plans of the Indian government Two years back in December 2015, the Indian government unveiled its ambitious plans with regards to renewable power just in time for the Paris Climate Change Summit. The government...

Let Them Eat Cake! Fighting Food Waste, One Startup at a Time

This year, the Swedish e-commerce startup, Matsmart raised €7.5 million ( approximately $8.9 million) to expand their business across Europe. Matsmart operates on the idea that food fit for human consumption should be consumed and...

Smog Got You Down? Turn it into Art!

If you're an environmentalist, or pay any attention to emerging studies about air pollution and smog, you know that poor air quality can literally rob years from the life expectancy of a city or country's inhabitants....

Mission Impossible: The Ultimate Vegan Burger

I've written before about the detrimental impact of animal agriculture on the planet, as well as efforts to decrease or replace the consumption of animal products. It's an important issue facing not only retailers, restaurants, and...

To Save Our Planet: An Analysis of Zerocycle

If you love bettering the environment, this is a subject for you. The team at Zerocycle came up with this business because they wanted to make a difference. If you want to make the world a...

Shopping For Energy Providers Made Easy by Dutch Startup Vandebron

These days, it seems like everything can be tailored to us. For instance, you can have your pug's face printed on your shower curtain, or pictures of your best friend printed on your socks. As more...