Originally published on Ecopreneurist. A food desert is a neighborhood with few supermarkets. It may teem with fast food restaurants and convenience stores selling cigarettes, candy, and pre-packaged snack foods, but the residents have little access to fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat. Food deserts tend to occur in a city’s poorest neighborhoods. Two programs — […]
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Can an ongoing program of consumer education on the importance & benefits of recycling increase rates? At least one expert thinks it’s key…
The First Lego League is challenging teams of kids from around the world to figure out techie solutions to waste with its year-long Trash Trek event.
The designers of these cool pools reused shipping containers and dumpsters for unique take on the above ground swimming pool.
Entrepreneur George Arbogust wants to open a market and gallery in Norfolk, Virginia’s Arts District dedicated to architectural salvage and upcycled works.
Waste Management’s CEO wants to shake up the recycling business to make it more profitable, rocket reuse, and food waste to liquid fertilizer.
Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis, has gone sustainable with its outdoor Christmas decorations: they’re upcycled from discarded materials.
Skipchen in Bristol, UK, is a pop-up cafe where the volunteers that run the operation dumpster dive for the daily fare & charge whatever people can pay.
Much waste from a deteriorating building can be salvaged and find new life through reuse or recycling. Markets already exist for much of this material.
A farming community may seem like the epitome of sustainability… but only if overall design fully takes people & planet into account.
The Moonrise Hotel in University City is pretty unique overall, but the new solar canopy roof over the New Moon Room is the first in the US for a restaurant roof.
St. Louis' Green with Indie Craft Show to Showcase Homemade and Vintage Treasures, Food Trucks and many other “Extras”
Now in its third year, St. Louis’ Green with Indie craft show will showcase an impressive array of vendors offering one-of-a-kind treasures for everyone, including upcycled vintage and modern jewelry, crushed recycled glass sun catchers, bird feeders made from teacups and saucers and so much more.
The first home in the US built to Active House standards is well underway in Webster Groves, Missouri. The builders and contractors took a break from their work this past weekend to show off what they’ve accomplished so far.