So far in this Zero Waste Home series, I’ve discussed grocery shopping and cooking. But I’m a city girl at heart who feels a strong draw to explore my bigger home: San Francisco. That’s why I’ve worked to bring my zero-waste habits to the restaurants, cozy cafes and easy, family-style pizza parties I often frequent. Check out […]
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New research out of Germany shows that apple peels have the right chemical properties to power a sodium-ion battery.
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 […]
Palm oil production takes quite a toll on tropical rainforests. A process that makes a similar substance from food waste could reduce this impact.
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.
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…
A review of recent science shows the impact of human food waste on a variety of wildlife ecosystems around the world.
Maria Rose Belding created the MEANS database to create an easy means of communication that could help avoid food waste, and address hunger.
You probably wouldn’t guess there are big profits to be made in the food waste industry. But entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds are making a livelihood using food scraps to make everything from compost, biodiesel to flavored powders. Now three new hopefuls want to get in on the action by joining the movement to reduce […]
Are waste sorting robots, which can sort materials more efficiently, an answer to recycling industry revenue woes?
Does providing financial incentives for food donations of excess stock reward the right behavior? A Canadian professor doesn’t think so.
Halifax, Nova Scotia has seen impressive increases in its recycling rates by requiring residents to put trash for pick-up in clear plastic bags.