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Each week, sustainablog shares a selection of waste management jobs published at sister site Green Job Post.
Are waste sorting robots, which can sort materials more efficiently, an answer to recycling industry revenue woes?
A new study from United Nations University explores the economic value of human poop, and the wealth potential of making use of it in the developing world.
An awful lot of US food-grade plastic still doesn’t get recycled; Lifecycle Plastics believes its sorting technology can change that, and create jobs.
Halifax, Nova Scotia has seen impressive increases in its recycling rates by requiring residents to put trash for pick-up in clear plastic bags.
A growing number of people think recycling — rather than “throwing away” — is a sound idea that leads us to more sustainable practices. To support this, more municipal governments and waste management companies make the recycling process easier by offering”single-source” collection services. This makes it far easier for recyclers to collect and deposit recyclable materials. This […]
Ford Motor company is studying lizards to figure out how to make some of its materials more recyclable. Plus, a hip-hop sneaker restorer…
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.
The industries that make up “Big Food” – ranging from agricultural biotechnology to food processing to fast food to institutional catering – generally don’t get a lot of love from the sustainability crowd: applying industrial standards to the stuff we eat just doesn’t sit right with many (for numerous good reasons). But as I read through […]
British company Knowaste has developed technology to reclaim plastic and fiber from dirty diapers and other absorbent hygiene products.
John Tierney raised a ruckus with a NYT op-ed arguing that the importance of recycling is overstated by well-meaning but underinformed consumers and politicians.