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A Stella McCartney dress made out of plastic bottles? Yes, please

Fashion labels saving the world, one plastic bottle at a time<p>Our planet is in a deep ecological crisis. We’re well on our way to exhausting all our …

H&M, Zara and Marks & Spencer linked to polluting viscose factories in Asia

Major fashion brands have been linked to viscose produced in polluting factories, according to a new report by the Changing Markets Foundation.<p>Viscose, touted as a sustainable alternative to cotton or polyester, is often used as a cheaper and more durable alternative to silk, commonly in skirts and …

Necklace aids child vaccination

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1228000/1228747_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532485337_e6b718ce03d19d7c7baaa013f20fdd77<p><b>Around 1.5 million children die around the world every year from diseases that could be prevented through vaccination. India has one of the lowest</b> …

Public Health

The man saving Mumbai water one tap at a time

<b>On a Sunday morning, an 80-year-old man arrives at the topmost floor of an apartment complex in Mumbai's Mira Road district.</b><p>Over the next four hours, Aabid Surti, national-award winning author of 80 books, cartoonist and artist, rings the doorbells of all 56 apartments in the complex, asking a …

India

This Startup Takes Your Old Clothes And Makes Completely New Thread From Them

Seattle startup Evrnu offers an alternative: recycling that takes old clothing and creates completely new yarn for new clothing. Its process uses …

San Francisco

This sports bra has microchips in it

<b>WHAT:</b> A high-tech undergarment that walked the runway at New York Fashion Week.<p><b>UNDERWIRED:</b> Embedded in it are Intel (INTC) Curie chips, tiny circuits …

News | Seametrics

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Washington State

How will technology change the world by 2020? Twelve predictions from this year's World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers: http://wef.ch/XmJ2P4

How Getting Rid Of Individual Trash Cans Changed E-Commerce Company Etsy’s Culture

Initially, people weren't pleased.<p>Employees felt annoyed and inconvenienced, CEO Chad Dickerson told Business Insider. But even though it felt like a hassle at first, it ended up being a great move, he says.<p>By getting rid of individual garbage cans and instead creating communal trash stations with …

Do poor countries really get richer?

DO POVERTY traps exist? Academics seem to think so. According to Google Scholar, so far this year academics have used the phrase “poverty trap” 1,210 …