Origami Set

There are six different works, each as bright and cheerful as the next, within LA-based artist Carolyn Suzuki’s 36-page origami set. Replete with houseplants, fruit and a bevy of charming women characters, the set has been printed by 1973 LTD in Brighton, UK using carbon neutral paper.

Difficult-to-Recycle Plastics Comprise this Concrete Block Alternative

The city of Boise, Idaho partnered up with ByFusion—an LA-based processor that uses steam and compression to squeeze plastic into blocks—to find a new way to reuse plastics that can’t be recycled. These blocks, dubbed ByBlocks, are the same dimensions as concrete blocks (eight by eight by 16 inches) as well as the same R-Value. Unlike concrete, however, ByBlocks are 10 pounds lighter, have Lego-like …

GM Announces Zero Light-Duty Vehicle Emissions by 2035 + Carbon Neutrality by 2040

An industry leading stand on climate friendly product and manufacturing

General Motors continues its aggressive program to introduce zero emission light-duty vehicles—currently targeted for 30 all-electric models by 2025—by accelerating timelines and increasing investment. Their goal is to be emission free by 2035 and have all of their products and facilities—globally—achieve carbon neutrality by 2040. To do so, the brand is allocating more than half of its investment and dedicating more than half of its product …