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A review of recent science shows the impact of human food waste on a variety of wildlife ecosystems around the world.
Each week, sustainablog shares a selection of waste management jobs published at sister site Green Job Post.
The wastes that have recycling potential go well beyond what you can throw in your blue bin, and aren’t limited to consumer products and packaging.
Inspired by what he saw at a Guatemalan coffee farms, Rich Bruins created Coffee Coals: charcoal briquettes made from used coffee grounds.
If plastic to fuel recycling can happen on-site, eliminating transportation needs, does that make this a greener process than traditional recycling?
Is a plastic to oil waste recovery program really an example of the circular economy? Dow Chemical thinks so; some activist organizations disagree.
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.
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and other local police agencies will recycle over 5 tons of confiscated guns into rebar for road & bridge construction.
Companies like Terracycle and As You Sow are creating solutions for recycling juice pouches, which have become a major waste stream.
The current California drought may be changing attitudes towards water reuse… even the recycling of sewage wastewater into drinking water.
Plastic microbeads are polluting waterways, and legislatures around the US, as well as some companies making these additives, are responding.
Wearing a dress for one night isn’t a particularly efficient use of resources. You can donate prom dresses to one of these organizations for reuse by a student who may not be able to afford a new dress.