A partnership between Covanta and American Airlines is keeping 800 tons of contaminated waste water out of landfills.
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Originally published on Gas2. We can’t all be Elon Musk, smashing multiple business paradigms in a single bound. But there are opportunities for innovative thinking all around us. All we have to do is look. That’s what one entrepreneur in England did a few years ago. Arthur Kay is an architect by training. While designing […]
Originally published on Ecopreneurist. What do bicycles and sustainability have to do with each other? If you are Shawn Walton of Atlanta, bicycles are a way to teach young people about recycling, growing their own food, and being good stewards of the earth. While an education major at Morehouse College, Walton rode his bicycle six […]
Contractors in Northern Arizona are taking advantage of construction waste as building materials… as long as it’s economically feasible.
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 […]
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.
For those in colder climes, Winter is the perfect time to start preparing for your next growing season. One thing you may want to start considering: how can you take items out of the trash and recycling bins, and reuse them in your garden. Let’s take a look at the largest contributors to the home garbage […]
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.
Refugees from the Middle East and Africa leave a lot of trash behind. Volunteers in Greece have figured out ways to upcycle some of the most common items.
A small Japanese town is well on its way to zero waste. But does the model its chosen, heavily focused on recycling, stand a chance of being replicated?
Maria Rose Belding created the MEANS database to create an easy means of communication that could help avoid food waste, and address hunger.
Chinese performance artist Brother Nut spent 100 days vacuuming up Beijing smog to create a brick that could be used for building.