youtube.com/watch Watch this short, moving, fascinating, and illuminating video on how corks are made. Ever wonder if we are trying too hard to reinvent the wheel? I do! Traditional crafts had little to no choice about being sustainable! Wait until you get the number of corks these farmers produce daily and by hand!!!! We really … Continue reading A little good news — about traditional crafts and sustainability
A little good news — about tree-friendly wood substitutes
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/wood-alternative-sustainably-made-from-kombucha-waste-dyson/ This is simply amazing!!! For me, the beauty of wood has always been in its imperfections. Raw edge planks, burls, knots... all add amazing effects to the wood when oiled and stained. Now this wood made from the waste product of a currently popular beverage can be configured into all sorts of strange possibilities... … Continue reading A little good news — about tree-friendly wood substitutes
A little good news — about our food supply
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/epa-bans-toxic-pesticide-chlorpyrifos/ It's the right direction for sure! All these pesticides have been killing our gut biology for decades and the result is far more allergies, cancers, and a slew of leaky guts. Furthermore, we are now realizing that bad guts causes a bunch of other mental issues: sleeplessness , depression, stress, low focus, anxiety. That's … Continue reading A little good news — about our food supply
A little good news — about kiwis
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/kiwi-numbers-grow-50-after-latest-audio-survye/ Omg, I want to move to. We Zealand even more now! The so-called world leaders should be looking at this country for how to run things and grow a sustainable... well, everything!
A little good news — about refrigeration
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/1000-solar-powered-enow-refrigeration-trucks/ Well, this is simply cool. Yes, the pun is intended. Transportation is a really big deal in the world, especially with the shift to online shopping and home deliveries of nearly everything! For food refrigeration the use of diesel was imperative! Now it can be in zero-emission trucks. Imagine when all new commercial and … Continue reading A little good news — about refrigeration
A little good news — about art as activism
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/paolo-fanciullis-la-casa-dei-pesci-is-an-underwater-sculpture-garden-that-stops-trawling/ This one of those stories you just have to read... now excuse me while I try to figure out some stone sculptures that will protect our old growth forest and fishing bays.
A little good news — about clean energy: hydrogen!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/tokyo-olympics-cauldron-and-village-are-hydrogen-powered/ You gotta read this short and inspired story. The Olympic village is entirely powered by hydrogen tech! Transportation and residences. That means zero greenhouse gas emission and an extra water source to hydrate their gardens etc... Frankly, it's getting hard to see why governments continue supporting fossil fuels!!! We need to really get our … Continue reading A little good news — about clean energy: hydrogen!
A little good news — about changing our consumer habits
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/the-glasgow-repair-shop-that-is-fixing-our-throwaway-culture/ This is an idea very close to my heart!!! Remade (https://remade.network/) is changing the consumer mindset... I've been dreaming about doing something similar for years: repurposing, upcycling, repairing thrown away items (mostly furniture) into beautiful new decor ideas! This group of amazing people have figured how to take an old idea and make it … Continue reading A little good news — about changing our consumer habits
A little good news — about trees and forests
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/ecosia-marks-100-million-trees-planted/ Now this is good news I'd love to hear in mainstream media news. There are obviously some very amazing companies out there who are doing good things. Check out the list in this article. The imagination of The team that built this app went well beyond advertising, it's goal was to plant trees. Move … Continue reading A little good news — about trees and forests