Each week, sustainablog shares a selection of waste management jobs published at sister site Green Job Post.
Author: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
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That warm or hot water going down your drain? That’s energy being wasted! A Canadian firm has developed waste heat recovery technology to save it.
Are waste sorting robots, which can sort materials more efficiently, an answer to recycling industry revenue woes?
Non-profit Ohorizons celebrates World Toilet Day by talking to New Yorkers about the water they drink, and the water they flush.
I’ve been writing about clean cookstoves for years: these simple pieces of technology are wonders of sustainability. They address dangers to human health posed by open-fire cooking; they also free up lots of time for women in the developing world. And, they contribute to waste prevention by allowing for much more efficient use of wood […]
The Repair Café concept brings together neighbors to repair broken, non-working, or otherwise damaged items instead of tossing them.
Does providing financial incentives for food donations of excess stock reward the right behavior? A Canadian professor doesn’t think so.
Donald Thomson spent five years designing a water bottle for commercial use that could be repurposed into roofing tiles for affordable housing.
The founders of Regrained saw opportunity in spent beer grains, and are now raising funds to take their small business to the next level.
A new study from United Nations University explores the economic value of human poop, and the wealth potential of making use of it in the developing world.
A new paper argues that industrial waste from steel and aluminum production and coal burning could be used to sequester atmospheric carbon.
An awful lot of US food-grade plastic still doesn’t get recycled; Lifecycle Plastics believes its sorting technology can change that, and create jobs.
Recovering wasted phosphorus is the subject of a new Chicago-based electronic art exhibit that’s available on your smart phone or tablet.