Mutant Plastic-Eating Enzyme Is Discovered

Mutant Plastic-Eating Enzyme Is Discovered

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) have unwittingly engineered a mutant enzyme that can super-charge the breakdown of PET plastic...

April 16, 2018
The Problem with Leather

The Problem with Leather

Music is one of the greatest joys of my life. I’ve got a rebellious, anti-establishment nature, and it’s one of the things I truly appreciate about my favorite artists – that they’re not afraid to go...

September 21, 2017
The Pros and Cons of Polyester

The Pros and Cons of Polyester

The Cons of Polyester: Polyester is not considered as an eco-friendly material for a number of reasons: It takes a lot of energy to produce, and its production process emits greenhouse gases and harmful...

July 26, 2017
Nylon and the Environment

Nylon and the Environment

Nylon is a man-made material that is derived from petrochemicals and depends on large amounts of crude oil for production. It's harmful to the environment for a few reasons: Petrochemicals are often...

March 28, 2017
Organic Cotton vs. Non-Organic Cotton

Organic Cotton vs. Non-Organic Cotton

Cotton is a widely used natural fiber, but unfortunately, it is not ecologically friendly. Whether cotton is organic or not, it does require a lot of water to produce. For example, it can take more than 20,000...

January 2, 2017

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