#Finance & innovation

  • Article: Aluminum Might Be the Best Plastic Alternative We Have

    Aluminum Might Be the Best Plastic Alternative We Have

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 19, 2019

    As plastic pollution reaches crisis levels, companies are seeking alternatives. Read more

  • Article: Adidas Teamed Up With Stella McCartney for a 100% Recyclable Hoodie

    Adidas Teamed Up With Stella McCartney for a 100% Recyclable Hoodie

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2019

    The concept suggests a more sustainable approach to fashion. Read more

  • Article: Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    By Joe McCarthy|July 3, 2019

    The world produces enough waste annually to fill 822,000 Olympic-sized pools. Read more

  • Article: These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics

    These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 28, 2019

    “We want to use our engineering skills to help to save the planet.” Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Unveils $15 Million Plan to Fight E-Waste

    Nigeria Unveils $15 Million Plan to Fight E-Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|June 24, 2019

    Over the past nine years, e-waste has more than doubled around the world. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Just Developed a Plastic That Can Be Infinitely Recycled

    Scientists Just Developed a Plastic That Can Be Infinitely Recycled

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|May 8, 2019

    Only 9% of the plastic that’s used around the world gets recycled. Read more

  • Article: World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    World Bank and International Monetary Fund Say They're Prepared to Help With Venezuela Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 12, 2019

    But Venezuela is hesitant to work with the groups. Read more

  • Article: Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth

    Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    The two are inextricably linked. Read more