A partnership between Covanta and American Airlines is keeping 800 tons of contaminated waste water out of landfills.
Bio-Bean Recycles Coffee Grounds Into Eco-Friendly Pellet Fuel
Originally published on Gas2. We can’t all be Elon Musk, smashing multiple business paradigms in a single bound. But there are opportunities for innovative thinking all around us. All we [ … ]
WeCycle Atlanta Teaches Sustainability, Cycling, & Recycling
Originally published on Ecopreneurist. What do bicycles and sustainability have to do with each other? If you are Shawn Walton of Atlanta, bicycles are a way to teach young people [ … ]
Almost 90% Of Construction Waste Can Be Reused/Recycled
Contractors in Northern Arizona are taking advantage of construction waste as building materials… as long as it’s economically feasible.
What Does Copyright Have To Do With Your Right To Repair? Plenty…
An available, efficient repair infrastructure could contribute significantly to a reduced waste stream: why toss and replace when you can fix it? Right? Unfortunately, not only have we gotten out of [ … ]
Time To Return To The Single Stream Of Trash?
Could single stream trash disposal work without filling up landfills? A new business model – the “waste mall” – could remove the need to separate our trash.
Garden Recycling: Reusing Your Trash To Grow Food
For those in colder climes, Winter is the perfect time to start preparing for your next growing season. One thing you may want to start considering: how can you take [ … ]
Reduce Disposable Diaper Waste With These Greener Alternatives [Infographic]
Are disposable diapers really an environmental nightmare? Don’t other diaper alternatives have downsides? Take a look at this overview of green diapering.
The Food Steward’s Pledge: EPA Challenges People Of Faith To Confront Food Waste
People of faith contribute to US food waste; now, the EPA offers a program tailored to helping them reduce this waste & address other environmental issues.
Volunteers Upcycle Refugees’ Life Vests into New Products, Temporary Shelters
Refugees from the Middle East and Africa leave a lot of trash behind. Volunteers in Greece have figured out ways to upcycle some of the most common items.
Zero Waste = More Recycling? This Japanese Town Shows The Challenges Of That Approach [Video]
A small Japanese town is well on its way to zero waste. But does the model its chosen, heavily focused on recycling, stand a chance of being replicated?
Is Food Waste Largely A Communications Problem?
Maria Rose Belding created the MEANS database to create an easy means of communication that could help avoid food waste, and address hunger.
Chinese Artist Turns Beijing Smog Into Building Bricks
Chinese performance artist Brother Nut spent 100 days vacuuming up Beijing smog to create a brick that could be used for building.