Why would you want a landfill to produce more methane gas? To make waste-to-energy systems profitable. This week’s edition of The Waste Biz.
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We continue to feature organizations working on how to reduce food waste: these three turn existing service models on their heads to feed the hungry.
Want to learn about winter salads, how to kill a squirrel and eat it, cranberry jam, making sheep’s milk cheese, or maple syrup? All these food topics and more about sustainable and socially responsible eating are covered in this unique online documentary series based in Minnesota over the span of a year, The Perennial Plate. […]
Minnesota’s 2007 Next Generation Energy Act instructed Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) to convene a group of 50 advisors from the energy industry, nonprofits, business, agriculture, and health to come up with recommendations to cut global warming emissions. The Minnesota Climate Change Advisory Group just announced 50 recommendations they’re sending to the governor and the legislature. […]
Three large electronics manufacturers are taking a proactive step in an industry screaming for action. Panasonic, Sharp and Toshiba have established an electronic product recycling management company, Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company, LLC (MRM), to spearhead electronics recycling and collection in the United States. This dream team was formed to provide a recycling service to […]
Governor Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota (R) and Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico (D) have joined forces to promote a “Governors Windpower Coalition” to increase the use of wind energy across the United States. The objectives of the coalition include interstate collaboration (on issues like transmission), exchanging information on policy and technology, commissioning research on […]