August 2020

A solar-panel bed cover brings sustainable power to gas-powered pickups — and could someday help charge EVs pickups from Rivian, Ford, and GM

Worksport, a manufacturer of pickup-truck accessories, plans to launch a pickup-bed cover with built-in solar panels. The Terravis system will allow users to sustainably power tools and other appliances even when they’re far from the grid. Worksport says its system will eventually be able to add range to electric pickups from companies like Rivian, Bollinger, and Ford.

Sustainable Juice Covenant

The Sustainable Juice Covenant is a global initiative to make the sourcing, production and trade of fruit- and vegetable-derived juices, purees and their concentrates 100% sustainable by 2030.

How to eat more sustainably

It is more apparent than ever – the food we eat and produce is affecting our planet’s health. We can change this, we can eat more sustainably, we can make changes to our diet, we can transform our food system for a healthier, sustainable planet.

Global Smart Fabrics and Textiles Market Expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2025

Global Smart Fabrics and Textiles Market Expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2025 According to this study, over the next five years the Smart Fabrics and Textiles market will register a 18.2%% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach $ 4802.3 million by 2025, from $ 2464.1 million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global market share (sales and revenue) of key companies in Smart Fabrics and Textiles business…

Beeswax Food Wrap Assorted 3-pack by , Eco Friendly, Reusable, Sustainable, Zero Waste, Plastic Free Alternative for Food Storage – 1 Small, 1 Medium, 1 Large

Tru Earth Reusable Beeswax Wraps are an eco-friendly way to store your favourite foods. These wrap will keep your food tasting fresh and lasting longer too. Each package contains three wraps and there are three sizing options to choose from: Sizing Small – wrap half of an avocado or apple, can hold snow peas or a handful of cut vegetables. Cover a small bowl or container. Medium – wrap cheese, baked goods or half a head of lettuce or a melon. Cover a medium sized bowl or container.

Microorganisms for sustainable food: from Earth to Space

The announcement from SpaceX to launch a crewed flight to Mars in 2024 inspired us to ask the question, “how do we fulfill the nutritional needs of a crew of astronauts on an 80-million-mile, three-year mission to Mars, where there are no grocery stores, farms, or resupply vehicles?” We want pancakes, with maple syrup, on Mars. iGEM ULaval and iGEM Concordia are proud to have organized a panel discussion which asks, how can synthetic biology contribute to sustainable production of food in space?