Sustainable fabric from hagfish
When you look at an athletic shoe, think oil. Some shoes contain cotton, leather, and/or trace amounts of natural rubber.
Fashion with an ecological twist
Biological samples are fragile: if they’re not kept at cold temperatures, they quickly degrade.
As scientists begin to hack the code for the humble leaf, they are peering into the past and engineering a greener future.
Trees could become part of electronics, medical devices, and military gear
A new generation of packaging engineers is breaking out of the plastic clamshell.
An unusual library in New York City connects designers, architects, and manufacturers to a new generation of green materials—everything from tree-free paper to sponges that sop up oil spil
Biodegradable styrofoam with a dairy twist
Recycled coconut husks could be transformed into auto parts