We all love the idea of sustainability, but we don't want to have to make any extra effort. Companies hear our dilemma and create solutions, like this in-counter composting system.
Researchers develop highly degradable sugar-based polymer for plastic from non-food biomass.
This luxurious in-home composter promises to recycle your food waste in a matter of hours.
In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.
What will Web browsing look like in the future? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explains how augmented reality will help museum paintings turn into talking art teachers and ordinary billboards play movie trailers.
Could mobile gift cards one day replace physical gift cards? SmartPlanet's Sumi Das finds out how mobile gift cards work and what the caveats are.
As UC Berkeley students, the co-founders of "Back to the Roots" discovered they could grow mushrooms using recycled coffee grounds. Now their mushroom kit sells at grocery stores across the country.
With its like of biocompostable utensils, World Centric offers disposable utensils that are sustainable.
Harvest Power raises $51.7 million to build plants that turn food scraps and yard waste into renewable energy or compost.
Jonathan Fenton's Biopod slows decomposition, allowing the user to keep organic material in the kitchen longer without fear of bacteria or odors