June 2013

  • U. of Michigan Encourages Recycling

    June 26, 2013

    College fraternity life and making sustainable living choices don’t always go hand-in-hand, but one group on the University of Michigan campus is implementing programs to change that. The U-M Greek Life Sustainability Team (GLIST) is providing incentives to fraternities to increase their annual recycling rate in exchange for a discount on single-use plastic cups, a staple for many fraternity parties, through a program called Trust for Cups....read more

  • Foam Wonderbag

    June 18, 2013

    A South-Africa-based entrepreneur and a social activist have teamed up to develop a new product that can be used for cooking in rural areas of Africa, where traditional cooking methods can cause smoke inhalation and deforestation. Sarah Collins and Moshy Mathe have created a new tool called the Wonderbag, an item that can store a pot of boiling liquid and keep it warm so that it continues cooking....read more