The story of solar panels is one of innovation, low-carbon energy, and a complex disposal process.

Photo by US Department of Energy via Rawpixel

The bright laundry accessory offered to protect marine life from my clothing’s microfibres. But would it work?

The structure of the Cora Ball was inspired by the anatomy of coral. (Photo courtesy Cora Ball.)

If everyone’s beloved sparkle dust is a pollutant, what are our options?

Glitter falls into that disturbing category of pollutant known as microplastics. (Photo: Rawpixel)

Glynis Ratcliffe

Mama, Writer, Feminist, Singer. Bylines: The Washington Post, Opera Canada, Vice Tonic, Chatelaine, The Lily, Lifehacker

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