EFRA's report noted that quarter of apples, up to a fifth of onions and up to about an eighth of potatoes were rejected by supermarkets just because they look "ugly" or "funny."
The convertible sportscar uses about 100 lbs of woven hemp, which is actually far stronger than steel.
Wood pellets have become an increasingly popular alternative source of fuel, and are even more environmentally friendly compared to coal, when factoring harvesting and transportation.
A new metal alloy could alleviates the use of coolant gases associated with global warming and lead to the development of ecofriendly cooling systems and magnetic refrigerants that are more resistant to wear and corrosion.
The recovery and conversion of urban waste could become a valuable source of electricity that benefits millions of Africans, say energy and sustainability experts.
University of Adelaide researchers found that by recycling grape waste produced from wine making, they could create an efficient biofuel. This saves wine-makers the cost of disposal and positively impacts the environment, which otherwise receives roughly 13 million tons of grape waste annually.