Good things come in small and green packages. Coke has taken a leap forward and introduced the concept of PlantBottle wherein the plastic beverage bottle is now made recyclable and is produced partially from plants. The material looks and functions just like traditional PET plastic, but have a lighter footprint on the planet and its scarce resources. Four massive companies: Ford, Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble, have joined the league by declaring that a joint effort is taken up by them to develop 100% plant based plastic, thus reducing the fossil fuel consumption. The idea of PlantBottle was highly …Read More »
Sustainability, the water-way!
Aquaponics is a sustainable system of food production that combines the natural technique of aquaculture with the technique of cultivating plants in water in a symbiotic environment. 312 Aquaponics, based in Chicago, Illinois, designs custom aquaponic solutions to meet the critical needs of individuals, institutions, and organizations large and small. Mario Spatafora from 312 Aquaponics talks to Ek Titli. 1) Tell us about 312 Aquaponics. 312 Aquaponics is a company I co-founded with three of my friends from college after we graduated in 2009-2010. We run an indoor urban farm utilizing aquaponics to raise fish and plants in a recirculating system. …Read More »