Zero Grocery’s Circular, Eco-Conscious Delivery System

Glass jars and plastic-free packaging from a grocery delivery service rooted in quality

Plastic-free shopping can be difficult, even if you bring your own bags. Stores use plastic packaging for house-made items, bulk foods, and even breads and baked goods. Few, especially in the midst of a pandemic, are willing or able to let you repackage an item before purchase. Further, companies often place the responsibility of sustainability on the customer. Zero, which launched in the Bay Area …

Pornhub’s “Dirtiest Porn Ever” Funds Ocean Clean-up Projects

Pornhub’s “Dirtiest Porn Ever” features a pair of the site’s most popular actors doing what they do best, but the scene is tarnished by a polluted backdrop. A clean-up crew in Pornhub-branded uniforms attempt to restore the beauty and of course, it ruins the mood. Each time the video is played (the site is visited 92 million times a day) a donation is made to …

Instant, Fresh Tortillas at Home with Flatev

Offering the first ball of dough in a convenient pod, this machine hopes to be the Nespresso of flatbreads

For most, tortillas are often bought in bulk from the supermarket in cold, stale shape. A warm, freshly made tortilla is hard to find—a simple fact that led Mexican-born Carlos Ruiz to create the Flatev (short for “flatbread evolution”), a new instant tortilla-maker. While the idea seems simple, it took Ruiz’s moving to Zurich for him to understand the full scale of the worldwide tortilla …