I tested 5 single-use plastic straw alternatives using water and iced coffee, and there were clear winners and losers

A purple and beige checkerboard header that says, “Better Me Presented by Vital Farms” Alyssa Powell/Insider I tried five different single-use plastic straw alternatives to find the best one.Maria Noyen/Insider Swapping plastic straws for alternatives is a sustainable change everyone can make. Insider tested five plastic straw alternatives in coffeeContinue Reading

Large-tired and tested: how Europe’s cargo bike roll-out is delivering

Across Europe, as cities get to grips with road congestion, air pollution and meeting climate targets, the manual and electric cargo bike is rapidly delivering. Nimble, clean and efficient in urban settings, the cargo bike is quickly becoming the default transport choice for logistics companies, food delivery services and even plumbers.Continue Reading