South Korea not only has some of the world’s strictest laws in order to reduce food waste, but is also testing technology that holds citizens accountable.
The Waste Pickers Of Agbogbloshie: Kevin McElvaney’s Intimate Photographs [Video]
Kevin McElvaney’s photography collection Agbogbloshie puts a very human face on the dumping of electronic waste in the developing world.
Just Eat It Documents America’s Love Affair With Food Waste
New documentary film Just Eat It explores America’s love affair with food, and our willingness to waste almost half of it.
Can You Help Launch The Best Green Jobs Site Ever?
Important Media is raising funds to create the web’s best green jobs site. Contributors can buy books, games, ads, or just a good feeling.
sustainablog Subscribers: We’ve Got A New Newsletter [Meta]
After years of using Feedburner, we’re shifting to a Mailchimp-based subscription service. You can sign up for our new newsletter in the right sidebar.
Five Social Media Campaigns That Raise Awareness About Food Waste
These five social media campaigns, complete with hashtags, focus on building awareness of food waste, hunger, & ideas for reusing edible leftovers.
The Single Serve Coffee Waste Monster [Video]
Single serve coffee makers are convenient, and have green elements… but the amount of trash generated is staggering… even monstrous!
Dumping Food Scraps On Your Head: A Good Way To Raise Awareness Of Wasted Food?
The #ScrapBucketChallenge is imitating the Ice Bucket Challenge: asking participants to dump food scraps on their heads to raise awareness of food waste.
sustainablog’s Best Of 2014: Our Top Ten Posts
Our best of 2014 included a lot of DIY upcycling projects, from building your own wind turbine to repurposing discarded electronic devices.
Help the Green Divas Achieve Global Domination with a Digital Radio Network
The Green Divas are at it again: raising $50,000 to launch their global digital radio network, and take over the world (or something like it).
Paper Recycling: All the Facts [Video]
Paper recycling isn’t just a greenie feel-good practice: it has significant environmental and economic impacts, according to this video from ISRI.
sustainablog’s New Focus: Waste (Not!)
We’ve decided to tighten our focus after 11 years of generalizing. sustainablog’s now all waste all the time. Reduce, reuse, recycle and upcycle…
What Really Happens to that Old Computer You’ve “Recycled?”
Despite laws & activism, the old computer that you recycled responsibly may still end up in the developing world, according to the film Terra Blight.