Rep. Chellie PIngree’s proposed Food Recovery Act would address food waste in America in a comprehensive fashion.
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Who’s Responsible For Reducing Food Waste? The United States Government Wants To Rescue More Food From The Trash
Like the United Nations, the United States’ EPA and Department of Agriculture has put forth a plan for reducing food waste by 50% by the year 2030.
Shade balls have been all the rage as a potential California drought solution… except they won’t work. They will create lots of plastic waste, though.
Plastic microbeads are polluting waterways, and legislatures around the US, as well as some companies making these additives, are responding.
The Politics Of Chicken Poop: Should Manure Get The Same Treatment As Other Renewable Energy Sources? [Updated]
Chicken poop is polluting the Chesapeake Bay, so businesses in Maryland want to build a methane digester. Is their approach the most sensible?
Curbside recycling increases the amount of material diverted from landfills, so use these successful tactics to bring this service to your community.
Did the de Blasio administration really choose to send tons of expanded polystyrene – aka Styrofoam – to landfills rather than recycle it?
What is the best way to deal with green waste? Burning? Composting? Recycling? May be the best answer is creating less of it?
The Sunshine State isn’t taking advantage of the energy in that sunshine. Help push for more solar power in Florida with the Rally for Clean Energy.
Heard the one about the Obama administration wanting to confiscate musicians’ instruments when they return from international tours, auditions, etc.? If you’ve spent any time following right-wing media in April, you probably have… and not as a joke. Sites like The Daily Caller claim that the new regulations from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service […]
Forests are an important barrier to the release of excessive greenhouse gases, and greater levels of global climate change.
The Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge has now run for 3 years. Here are some results we’re already seeing from this successful program.
Crafting as a political statement? It’s happened many times through human history. Blogger Betsy Greer is documenting some of them at her site craftivism.