Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Zume acquires Pivot Packaging to eliminate plastic in fresh food delivery – Zume, the company behind the Zume Pizza delivery vans that use hyper-efficient ovens to make pizzas as it delivers them to customers, has acquired Pivot Packaging, which makes compostable packaging, to eliminate plastic in the … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Waitrose trials 8 new plastic-free concepts to save thousands of tonnes of packaging and plastic -UK supermarket Waitrose is trialling a series of ‘Unpacked’ concepts that could save thousands of tonnes of packaging and plastic – and help shoppers live more sustainably at home too. Detergent and … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Fukui company develops waterproof, eco-friendly drinking straws from barley stems – The Fukui Barley Club, a food processing business in the Fukui Prefecture on the Sea of Japan, will begin selling eco-friendly straws made from the stems of six-row barley plants from July, The Mainichi reports. … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. How high-end housing developments use sustainability as a selling point – Homes that generate as much or more power through renewables than they use—is fast becoming not just a sustainable reality, but an incentive to high-end, luxury buyers, according to Curbed. 2. Balearics outlines projects funded … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Meet the Arctic farmer hoping to make his town more sustainable – The BBC meets Ben Vidmar who grows vegetables in the most northerly town on Earth – Longyearbyen, on the Arctic’s Svalbard Islands. It is a hostile natural environment for plants, with no daylight for … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Thailand’s most famous beach, Maya Bay, is set to be tourist-free for at least another two years – CNN reports that Maya Bay, the stunning cove made famous by “The Beach”, the 2000 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio is will likely to remain closed for two more … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Ecuador Amazon tribe win first victory against oil companies – Ecuador’s Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks the companies’ entry onto ancestral Amazonian lands for oil exploration activities, AFP reports. 2. Adidas launches first fully recyclable … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Seaweed water pouches handed out at the London Marathon – The 2019 London Marathon, held yesterday (Sunday 28 April), saw participants being handed water encased in edible pods made of seaweed extracts instead of plastic bottles, in a bid to go plastic-free. The pouches, made by … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Fashion industry’s carbon impact bigger than airline industry’s – The fashion and footwear industries together account for more than 8% of global climate impact, greater than all international airline flights and maritime shipping trips combined, CBS reports. 2. Battle of Waterloo Bridge: a week of Extinction … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Ocean Tunnel Pop-Up Art Installation on view in San Diego – A unique, interactive art installation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego has opened to the public. The exhibit is the vision of Madeleine Hamann, a physical oceanography PhD student, … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World