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Pineapple leaves repurposed for leather alternative

Sustainability Matters

July 27, 2021

Dole Sunshine Company has partnered with Ananas Anam to turn pineapple plant leaves into a natural textile. London-based Ananas Anam develops innovative plant-based textiles and is the company behind Piñatex — a leather alternative made from sustainably sourced pineapple leaf fibres. Via the partnership with Dole, ?bres will be collected from harvested pineapple plant leaves on

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Agriculture & Food, Fashion & Clothing


This summer, consider sustainable seafood

GreenBiz Group

July 23, 2021

Summer makes me nostalgic for seafood. As a kid, our annual family vacation to Croatia was my favorite time of the year. I spent my days snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, strolling through quaint markets and eating lots of seafood.  But those days are long gone. Seafood hasn’t been part of my diet after learning about the detrimental effects of overfishing on our oceans,

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Agriculture & Food, Oceans, Fisheries & Aquaculture


This summer, consider sustainable seafood

GreenBiz Group

July 23, 2021

Summer makes me nostalgic for seafood. As a kid, our annual family vacation to Croatia was my favorite time of the year. I spent my days snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, strolling through quaint markets and eating lots of seafood.  But those days are long gone. Seafood hasn’t been part of my diet after learning about the detrimental effects of overfishing on our oceans,

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Agriculture & Food, Oceans, Fisheries & Aquaculture




Beyond the Burn: a photographic expedition of Australian solar farms

Sustainability Matters

July 21, 2021

Conducted through June and supported by the Smart Energy Council in collaboration with the solar industry, Beyond the Burn tells the story of solar’s triumph by capturing the solar farms powering Australia’s clean energy future, and the people behind them. Led by acclaimed Australian Geographic photographer Ralph Alphonso, the expedition journeys through rural New South Wales, Queensland

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Agriculture & Food, Energy


Meet one vertical farm venture helping the industry grow past greens

GreenBiz Group

July 20, 2021

Vertical farming needs to get beyond the leafy green business — the ability to grow crops such as kale, microgreens and lettuce in urban or indoor settings won't transform the entire agriculture system. The industry needs to cultivate a much wider array of produce to mark more than a niche impact. Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), a Scotland-based vertical farm manufacturer, has started

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Agriculture & Food




AJ Bush upgrades for safer improved operating efficiencies and reduced odours

Sustainability Matters

June 30, 2021

AJ Bush & Sons (Manufactures) is one of Australia’s largest east coast protein-recovery providers, operating rendering and manufacturing plants in NSW and Queensland. The plants specialise in processing animal by-products for the meat/butchery industry. The NSW (Riverstone) plant’s collection area, in addition to Sydney Metro, ranges from Nowra in the south to Canberra, Dubbo and

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Agriculture & Food