This week at Fast Company, we looked at a Silicon Valley designer's green take on the little red wagon, a zoo that replaced real polar bears with electronic versions, a prosthetic leg that replaces crutches, and Joule Biotechnologies' attempt to make
This week at Fast Company, we looked at BP's move into next-generation biofuels, a plan to grow algae quickly and efficiently in abandoned mines, EnerDel's hybrid makeover of the Humvee, and the world's tallest green building.
This week at Fast Company, we looked at China's entry into the Texas wind power industry, Cereplast's plastic made out of algae, the long-term future of trucking, and a proposal to build floating cities in the Netherlands.
This week at Fast Company, we looked at the most sustainable Halloween candy, whether it makes sense to burn rabbits for biofuel, Green Tomato Cars' Twitter taxi service, and 6 ways Google has greened its main campus.
German vending machines offer farm-fresh produce and dairy products, Obama nominates bigtime agri-biz execs to key agriculture posts, Richard Branson's Carbon War Room tries to slow down climate change, and eco-friendly roofs go mainstream, all this
This week at Fast Company, we looked at the sustainable qualities of cloud computing, ideas for San Francisco city design crowdsourced from the locals, a list of green brands chosen by consumers, and a major US military purchase of biofuels.
This week at Fast Company, we looked at an unsuccessful attempt to champion global warming, talked to the people behind PATH's fortified rice for developing countries, took a spin in the Wheego Whip EV, and evaluated Newsweek's green company
This week at Fast Company, Japanese students crush up invasive jellyfish into candy, Adoptabot upcycled robots make great pets, architects propose a High Line for San Francisco, and PNC Bank finishes the largest green living wall in North
This week at Fast Company, we profiled a swanky homeless hostel, pondered the transformation of a KFC into a marijuana dispensary, watched as swine flu hysteria spread to the iPhone, and examined an initiative to dole out well water with cell phone
This week at Fast Company, we looked at the U.S. Postal Service's cash-saving energy efficiency initiatives, the American Petroleum Institute's failed astroturf event, a natural gas taxi plan from T. Boone Pickens, and the future of modular nuclear
Ariel Schwartz is a daily contributor at FastCompany.com, the Technology Editor for Inhabitat, and a blogger for a number of sustainability-themed websites. Before taking up a career in online journalism, she worked in publishing, organic farming,