Amen grows carbon-negative mycelium packaging to ship its candles

Good News Notes: “A range of candles by French brand Amen will be delivered in carbon-negative packaging made from mycelium and agricultural waste. The brand hopes the packaging will help it tackle the hidden plastic waste associated with shipping fragile products such as candles, which often require bubble wrap or other plastics to protect them even if the outer packaging is plastic-free. ‘Our…

Here’s How Lisa Dyson’s Startup Is Reducing World Hunger AND Combating Climate Change

Good News Notes: “Lisa Dyson combined her discovery of microbes that convert CO2 into nutrients with space-age technology developed by NASA during the 1960’s. The result is  Air Protein, which mimics nature’s conversion of carbon dioxide into food sources. If you’re thinking gooey, unappetizing compounds served in foil packets, think again. Lisa’s technology might be based on…

Dove’s Vending Machine Touts Recycled Plastic Packaging

Good News Notes: “Dove is making a significant push to reduce its environmental footprint, and the brand recently spread the word by encouraging consumers to recycle. The Unilever-owned beauty brand launched a vending machine-style installation in New York’s Grand Central Terminal to celebrate its move to 100% recycled plastic bottle packaging across Dove, Dove Men+Care…