Boeing has come up with a novel idea of what to do with used cooking oil, particularly the large amounts coming from China: fuel planes with it.
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An awful lot of flip flops ended up discarded in the ocean. Kenyan company Ocean Sole gathers that waste from beaches & make products from it.
The Islamic holy book the Quran speaks very directly to the morality of food waste, as well as gluttony and excess.
Two social enterprises in India are putting the very poor to work by reclaiming fallen palm leaves and animal poop, and using them as raw materials.
Ford has accomplished landfill-free status for all of its factories in Canada by reusing, recycling or otherwise repurposing all of their waste.
Disappointed with some of the results of your Summer planting? Well, it’s do-over time: get started on your Fall vegetable garden!
Cleveland’s Midway project has a rails to trails feel about it: bicycling advocates want to turn old streetcar right-of-way into protected bike lanes.
Do you throw banana peels into the trash? Don’t: they’ve got all sorts of practical uses (& then you can compost them rather than send them to the landfill)
A new Los Angeles-focused water waste app allows residents to be good citizens & report leaks and deluges that they come across.
Keeping your pool water warm requires a lot of electricity; this DIY pool heater option allows you to cut or even eliminate that expense.
We continue to feature organizations working on how to reduce food waste: these three turn existing service models on their heads to feed the hungry.
A lack of tailpipe emissions generally provides the Nissan LEAF with plenty of green cred, but the company hasn’t stopped there: innovative recycled materials are also a part of the package.
This awesome, upcycled twist on the classic terrarium DIY is a miniature rainforest in a bottle!