Jörg Bertsch from Bühl loves to sew. And he’s come up with a clever way to help the environment. He makes durable bags out of Tetra Paks. "Gigisbags" is the name he’s given to the colorful products that he sells over the Internet.
A slowdown in the German economy in the third quarter has raised recession fears. Economy Minister Peter Altmaier thinks a package of tax cuts and other measures are needed to shore up future economic growth.
Bioplastic is meant to be eco-friendly and biodegradable. But on closer inspection, it loses its green sheen. Can packaging made from algae and cooking oil really help fight the plastic scourge?
US security services are conducting a nationwide hunt for those behind at least 10 suspect packages sent to critics of President Donald Trump. The packages have been delivered over the last week.
At least two packages suspected of containing the poison were shipped to the headquarters of the US Defense Department. Authorities are investigating who sent the packages after they were intercepted during screenings.
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