Posts Categorized: Agriculture & Energy

Electric taxi uses singing as payment

A new shuttle service accepts singing as a form of payment to encourage festival goers to participate in a sustainable future.

Food waste converted into fibres for textiles

A material science startup company is focusing on recycling agricultural and post-consumer waste into high quality sustainable textiles.

Natural pesticide does not harm insects

Researchers have developed a natural pesticide that does not harm beneficial insects by combining genetic insights with new plant breeding methods.

Engineers produce biofuel from mushroom waste

A naturally occurring bacteria turns cellulose into a petrol substitute that gas-powered cars can use without requiring any modification.

New fabric can generate electricity

A newly-developed fabric can be used to continuously power electrical components by weaving a piezoelectric yarn.