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 that mindset (because of cheaply available products often made under less-than-ideal conditions), but, in many cases, we’re prevented from repairing products by manufacturers. Really? If […]
Author: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
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The groundhog did his thing this week: turns out we’re due for an early Spring. Maybe that pleasant weather will bring with it a new job for you in the waste management space. If that’s what you’re looking for, here are some of the latest listings over at sister site Green Job Post. Want to keep up […]
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.
Palm oil production takes quite a toll on tropical rainforests. A process that makes a similar substance from food waste could reduce this impact.
Here are the freshest jobs from the waste management space currently listed at sister site Green Job Post. Check ’em out…
Are disposable diapers really an environmental nightmare? Don’t other diaper alternatives have downsides? Take a look at this overview of green diapering.
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.
Our latest round of waste management jobs, fresh from our sister site the Green Job Post. Recycling management and sales, plus others…
Rep. Chellie PIngree’s proposed Food Recovery Act would address food waste in America in a comprehensive fashion.
A startup focused on rescuing ugly produce finds an investor on Shark Tank. Plus, automated trash collection still needs some tweaking…
Here’s our latest weekly round-up of waste management jobs currently listed at sister site the Green Job Post.
A review of recent science shows the impact of human food waste on a variety of wildlife ecosystems around the world.
I’m not a surfer, a scuba diver, or a triathlete, so the idea of neoprene wetsuits as a waste stream never really occurred to me. And while I have no idea how many of these products end up in the landfill each year, I do know that neoprene can’t be recycled through conventional means (i.e., […]