November Sustainability Spotlight
Scientists have created super plastic-eating enzymes that break down plastic waste in just a few days. These enzymes, a natural adaptation by certain bacteria to combat plastic pollution, offer a promising solution to the plastic waste crisis, significantly reducing the longevity of plastic waste and addressing environmental concerns. It's early days of course so conscious fashion purchases are still the way forward, afterall Refuse or Prevent is the first of 5x Rs.
A Seattle-based startup backed by some of the investors behind Beyond Meat has launched the world's first 'beanless coffee'. Its inventors hope to slash the environmental impact of the popular drink. The caffeinated brew uses superfoods and plant-based waste ingredients like date seeds to mimic the molecular structure of coffee.