A 550 km-long mass of rotting seaweed is heading for Mexico’s pristine beaches

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is home to clear blue seas, golden sands and a glorious backdrop that includes ancient Mayan ruins. Millions flock to its resorts every year and tourism is vital to the […]

Can big events really go plastic-free? A water capsule made from seaweed may be the answer

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jaime Nack, President, Three Squares Inc. Whether they are conferences or galas, concerts or company retreats, events are usually pretty wasteful. They often consume large amounts of energy and resources. For instance, the average 500-person conference can produce […]

Seaweed, enzymes and compostable cups: Can ‘Big Food’ take on plastic and win?

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Have you ever tried ketchup on seaweed? How about ketchup in seaweed? As unusual as that may sound, it’s one firm’s approach to reducing the food industry’s dependence on plastic. The food […]