Take-out coffee cups are a popular American import that are filling up the country's trash bins. Now there's an effort in Munich to replace throwaway cups with cups you borrow and return, inspired by the longstanding practice at the city's famous beer gardens.
Dr. Jeff Wilson, an environmental science professor known as Professor Dumpster, is giving "the 1 percent" new meaning: He’s planning to try to live using 1 percent of the energy and water and creating 1 percent of the waste of the average American home — by living in a converted dumpster.
A new super-efficient vertical farming system is helping increase food security and reduce the climate impact of food production for the 5 million residents of crowded Singapore.
Food service companies serve millions of meals a day in the US in a process that's extremely wasteful and carbon-intensive. Now one company has set its sights on revolutionizing the industry.
It's a hot summer day, and you're looking to grab something to quench that thirst? A lot of people reach for the iconic Coca-Cola. But in one Latin American country, that iconic label's turning green.
In a warehouse in Spain, a French farmer is raising what she hopes will be the next big thing in French and European cooking: insects.
In China, where ordering more food than you can eat is seen as a status symbol,t a new grassroots "Clean Your Plate" campaign is starting to change the way people think and eat.
For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, Maine is letting alewives run free up the river that forms its border with New Brunswick.
In Qatar, a team of visionaries has set out to prove that even in the world's most inhospitable places, sunlight, salt water and CO2 can be transformed into energy, fresh water and food.
400 years after the Spanish banned it, amaranth is making a comeback in Mexico as a high-nutrition staple that's also resistant to climate change.
Our Geo Quiz takes us to the provincial capital of Nova Scotia for a chat with Renee Lavallee, the chef at the waterfront Shack Oyster Bar where we ask what's for lunch?