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New York City is exploring the option of adding wi-fi hotspot capability to the nearly 200 Bigbelly smart trash cans its already deployed in Manhattan.
Two German companies have developed a process for turning agricultural waste of all types into packaging: this week’s Waste Biz run-down.
Robert Lee’s Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is a new food rescue organization in New York City that aims to feed the homeless with edible leftovers.
NYC recreation facility the 14th Street Y is piloting a community composting program that make recycling food waste easy for neighborhood residents.
Chef Dan Barber’s WasteED will be open for two weeks in late March, 2015, and feature menu items made from food waste and scraps.
Did the de Blasio administration really choose to send tons of expanded polystyrene – aka Styrofoam – to landfills rather than recycle it?
Sanitation worker Nelson Molina has created a museum of New York dumpster treasures: items of cultural significance that someone threw away.
These four artificial Christmas trees featuring reused or recycled materials show how this simple holiday symbol can inspire artists and makers.
A new study finds that ants & other insects are very efficient food waste disposal machines that don’t create the health risks of other scavenger animals.
The Salvaged Supperclub in Brooklyn turns waste food into gourmet fare elegantly served in a repurposed dumpster.
A lot of clothes end up in the landfill; textile recycling programs like Re-FashioNYC help divert these materials into further usefulness.
Several years ago over at the Sundance Channel, I got to take a look at the Freshkills Park project, a planned 30-year effort to turn what was once the world’s [ … ]