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Composting For Entrepreneurs

October 16th, 2014 | by Stephen Hanley

Entrepreneurs across America are starting businesses to haul food waste to composting facilities, reducing the 36 million tons that goes to landfills now

Community Gardens Provide More than Food in DC

September 24th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

What's the main purpose of a community garden or other urban agriculture installation? Providing fresh food... often to neighborhoods without other outlets for it. Right? Yes... but community gardens are special places that do much more than provide space for growing food. Often, stronger connections between members of the community that garden serves grow along with the plants. Cintia Cabib's film A Community of Gardeners explores that dynamic in Washington,

Save on Electricity… and Get Rewarded

September 18th, 2009 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Do you remember RecycleBank, the Philadelphia-based company that rewarded customers for recycling? I thought that was a great idea, and [&hellip

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