Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: Scottish boutique gin-maker launches eco-friendly refill pouches – A Scottish boutique gin has launched a new range of recyclable refills in a bid to cut its environmental footprint and make the business more sustainable for the future, The Scotsman writes. Funding worth £600,000 allocated for sustainable island projects – Almost … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Tune of the Day for Monday 24 January 2022: The Truths by Tokyo Prose — Feline Basslines

Tokyo Prose’s The Truths is a message today that we must be willing to accept our own truths, every single one of them, in order to be able to see the truth of anyone or anything we find ourselves dealing with. Be your truths to know the truths. The post Tune of the Day for… Tune of the Day for Monday 24 January 2022: The Truths … Continue reading Tune of the Day for Monday 24 January 2022: The Truths by Tokyo Prose — Feline Basslines

Respyre: Turning concrete into a green and living material to green-up cities

Amsterdam-based startup Respyre is turning concrete into a green and living material with its “bio-receptive” concrete product which when applied to existing structures facilitates the growth of moss. The aim is to apply this concrete as a layer on existing but otherwise bare concrete surfaces. By doing so these bare surfaces will over time be transformed into moss overgrown ‘living’ surfaces such as green walls, … Continue reading Respyre: Turning concrete into a green and living material to green-up cities

Oyster shells collected from New Orleans restaurants helping to rebuild reefs

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) is collecting oyster shells from New Orleans restaurants to restore oyster reefs and shoreline habitat in Coastal Louisiana. CRCL began working with local restaurants in New Orleans, as part of its Oyster Shell Recycling Program, to collect their used shells in order to rebuild the reefs. Louisiana’s coastal reefs can offer the state protection from hurricanes, but oyster … Continue reading Oyster shells collected from New Orleans restaurants helping to rebuild reefs

New Year, More Sustainable You — TerraCycle Blog

Living a more sustainable lifestyle and figuring out how to live low waste is easier than you think! Start by looking around your home and community for what’s available and you’ll find that reduce, reuse, and recycle are right at your fingertips. TerraCycle, yours in eliminating waste, is here for a more sustainable YOU in… New Year, More Sustainable You — TerraCycle Blog Continue reading New Year, More Sustainable You — TerraCycle Blog

PIZZcycle: Design students create first “reusable and closeable” sustainable pizza box

Design students in Germany have created “the first reusable and closeable” sustainable pizza box. PIZZycle is a reusable pizza box and a part of a deposit system, which offers value to pizza restaurants, their customers as well as the environment. PIZZycle – which is made from a 100% recyclable bioplastic – is composed of two identical, round plates, following the outline of a pizza. It … Continue reading PIZZcycle: Design students create first “reusable and closeable” sustainable pizza box

All-female DJ academy helps birth a generation of female DJs in Tunisia

Tunisian females are taking to decks and mixers, while banishing gender stereotypes about DJs thanks to an all-female DJ Academy. The DJ Academy hosts masterclasses that teaches students multiple facets of DJing including how to mix, research music, set up tracks according to beats per minute (BPM), and sound engineering, as well as self-promotion, branding, management, working with bookers and more. The first of its … Continue reading All-female DJ academy helps birth a generation of female DJs in Tunisia