Sustainability is becoming a more common way of life. There are many initiatives to sustainably live our lives.
Sustainability is becoming a daily reality. There are many initiatives to make sustainable living a more common way of life. We’ve selected some of the most notable sustainable initiatives all over the globe.
10. Energy-efficient Agriculture
Sundrop Farms develops, owns and operates high-tech greenhouses that grow crops using less reliance on finite resources than conventional greenhouse production. Sundrop Farms’ pilot plant was opened in Port Augusta in South Australia in 2010.
9. Solar Glass
The building-integrated photovoltaics category includes solar glass. It is intended to replace traditional building materials such as roofs and skylights.
8. The Green Building Initiative is a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing building practices that result in reduced environmental impacts.
Green Building Initiative, a non-profit organisation and Accredited Standards Developer of American National Standards Institutes (ANSI), is committed to improving building performance. The organization was established by the federal Guiding principles Compliance certification and assessment program.
Green Code tackles the problem posed by food waste in the fruits-and-vegetables chain with DEMETRA. They also make it more affordable and sustainable to store these goods.
6. Zephyr Solar
Zephyr Solar was the ambitious venture of Cedric Tomissi, a passionate founder, and Julie Dautel. Their goal is to provide assistance for people living in extreme precarious situations. The vision of the founders was to provide energy for humanitarian intervention in crises situations through solar balloons.
5. Supermarket Herb Gardens
Albert Heijn, the first Dutch supermarket to embrace urban gardening, now has in-store agriculture.
4. Alternative to plastic bottles with all-natural ingredients
VeganBottle is a new alternative to environmentally-unfriendly one-use plastic bottles – made from plant-based, fully biodegradable, and recyclable bioplastic. VeganBottle from Lyspackaging is a French packaging firm that makes biodegradable bottles out of sugarcane.
3. Waitrose Delivery vans run on food waste
Waitrose’s new fleet of delivery trucks will run on fuel made from food scraps. While fuel made from waste is cheaper than diesel, it costs about 35-40% more than diesel. However, trucks that use it will be 50% more costly than regular diesel trucks.
AirCarbon is a plastic called this. It captures greenhouse gases and turns them into small plastic pellets that can then be molded into almost any shape. The product reduces carbon emissions by sequestering any emissions that might otherwise be released into the atmosphere.
1. Use trash cans to clean the oceans
Seabin, an innovative ocean-cleaning technology, collects trash floating in ports or marinas. The Seabin also collects data to assess the global waterways and guide ocean cleanup efforts. Seabin can also be used to educate and raise awareness about ocean pollution.