Cropmade, the innovative company behind the environmentally sustainable chopsticks called Cropsticks, recently became a Certified B Corporation.
To be granted B Corporation certification, a company must go through an extensive vetting process which determines its commitment to be environmentally and socially responsible. There are currently over 2,750 certified B Corporations across 150 industries in 64 countries, including companies like Patagonia and Ben and Jerry’s.
A young Vietnamese man fulfills his part in saving the planet from plastic by making biodegradable straws out of wild grass.
Tran Minh Tien, owner of Ong Hut Co., arrived at the innovative idea using a species of grass called Lepironia Articulata, locally known as co bang, which grows around the Mekong Delta region in southwestern Vietnam.