Put a cork in it: Bamboo and Cork products at Bambu Batu

Put a cork in it: Bamboo and Cork products at Bambu Batu

If bamboo is an environmentally friendly superhero, then cork must be its perfect sidekick. Case in point: the bamboo and cork hybrid cutting board pictured above. Sustainable cork, which is used in the boards, wallets, cases, and containers here at Bambu Batu, is...
Good call: The world’s first conflict-free phone

Good call: The world’s first conflict-free phone

Between signing up for a two-century-long cell contract and buying a smartphone, it seems as though purchasing a mobile device is laden with guilt. Many contain metals from conflict areas and are assembled where working conditions are poor, so looking for a green and...
Wisdom of the crowd: Ventus and citizen scientists

Wisdom of the crowd: Ventus and citizen scientists

  As a climate scientist, tackling global warming is an immense challenge. The most basic information, such as the location of the world’s fossil fuel-burning power plants and how much CO2 they emit, is difficult to obtain while sitting in an office....

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