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Changing the Shape of the Textile Industry

June 17, 2022

When it comes to clothes, the switch from a linear to circular life cycle is crucial to the future of our planet. By Ryan Morris CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Marketing for the fashion and textile industries often encourages constant consumerism. … Continued

Alternative Protein Market Faces Infrastructure Challenges

May 26, 2022

Producers find the lack of production facilities outfitted for meat replacement products prevents an efficient path from product design to market sales. By Katherine Mackinnon CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – As demand for plant-based protein products continues to increase, the lack … Continued

Using Pipeline Infrastructure for Hydrogen Hubs, Carbon Grid

November 17, 2021

While many clean energy solutions focus on new technology and infrastructure, one energy leader is re-imaging its existing pipelines to distribute power capacity using a range of renewable energy and clean fuels. TransCanada Energy, or TC Energy, a leader in … Continued

BY THE BROOK TEMPEH

May 10, 2021

  From bean to block, Taylor Westbrook is combining fermentation with artistry to create a unique product representative of a more sustainable food-future. Tempeh is a fairly foreign product to American consumers. I came to know it as a lot … Continued

Designing Sustainable Cities: Songdo

May 3, 2021

The United Nations projects that by 2050 over two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. That equates to about 2.5 billion additional people moving to cities around the world (United Nations). When constructed correctly, cities have the … Continued

Earth Day is Every Day

April 19, 2021

One of the most frustrating parts of environmentalism, in my opinion, is the tendency for portrayal as a movement for a specific subset of people. In hearing the term “environmentalist,” it’s hard not to think of “tree huggers” or vegan … Continued

Sustainability through Solar Powered Sheep

August 20, 2020

Can the sum of two things be worth more than the individual parts?  In the case of solar farms and sheep, the answer is yes. The Cornelius based company, Sun Raised Foods is doing just that, using the symbiotic relationship … Continued