Nestle ditching plastic straws, water bottles to reduce plastic waste

Nestle, the world’s largest packaged food company, is on a mission to reduce plastic waste. This week, the Swiss group announced that they will be dropping plastic straws from their products, and they are also focused on creating biodegradable water bottles.

With environmental groups all over the world advocating for alternatives to single-use plastic, Nestle says these changes are part of a campaign to make all of their packaging reusable or recyclable by 2025. And, beginning next month,…

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Nestle ditching plastic straws, water bottles to reduce plastic waste

Nestle, the world’s largest packaged food company, is on a mission to reduce plastic waste. This week, the Swiss group announced that they will be dropping plastic straws from their products, and they are also focused on creating biodegradable water bottles.

With environmental groups all over the world advocating for alternatives to single-use plastic, Nestle says these changes are part of a campaign to make all of their packaging reusable or recyclable by 2025. And, beginning next month,…

Seeds on the moon started to sprout for the first time but quickly died

China has taken a major step toward long-term space exploration. Earlier this month, the Chinese Moon probe Chang’e 4 carried a container with cotton and potato seeds, yeast, and fruit fly eggs to the Moon’s far side (facing away from Earth), and the China National Space Administration says that those seeds have started to sprout.

According to the BBC, the project was designed by 28 Chinese universities and the experiment is contained within a canister that is seven inches tall and weighs…

Seeds on the moon started to sprout for the first time but quickly died

China has taken a major step toward long-term space exploration. Earlier this month, the Chinese Moon probe Chang’e 4 carried a container with cotton and potato seeds, yeast, and fruit fly eggs to the Moon’s far side (facing away from Earth), and the China National Space Administration says that those seeds have started to sprout.

According to the BBC, the project was designed by 28 Chinese universities and the experiment is contained within a canister that is seven inches tall and weighs…

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport incorporates natural fibers into body design

A race car made from flax and hemp? Count on Porsche to pull that off. The second generation Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport is built with the typical handling and speed capabilities you would expect, with one very different component–body parts derived from natural-composite materials. A first in the racing world, Porsche has sourced natural fibers from agricultural byproducts such as flax and hemp fibers to create the doors and rear wing on the cars.

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Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport incorporates natural fibers into body design

A race car made from flax and hemp? Count on Porsche to pull that off. The second generation Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport is built with the typical handling and speed capabilities you would expect, with one very different component–body parts derived from natural-composite materials. A first in the racing world, Porsche has sourced natural fibers from agricultural byproducts such as flax and hemp fibers to create the doors and rear wing on the cars.

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With sustainability…