A new collaboration between Stella McCartney and Bolt Threads sees Mylo™—the vegan, sustainable, animal-free leather alternative made from mushrooms—go mainstream.
Tech companies take on climate change
When ride hailing company Bolt set out to design its own shared scooter, part of a push into lightweight urban transit, engineers had one overarching goal: make it eco-friendly. The result, set to hit Europe’s streets en masse this spring, is a machine powered by electricity, that is 100 per cent recyclable and will last 60 months – an eon in the world of e-scooters.
New recycling plant uses steam to recycle ‘unrecyclable’ plastic
A new recycling plant is designed to process this hard-to-recycle plastic using what’s called supercritical steam—water heated to a high temperature and pressure—as molecular scissors, breaking down chemical bonds in plastic to create building blocks that can be used to make new plastic.