Could single stream trash disposal work without filling up landfills? A new business model – the “waste mall” – could remove the need to separate our trash.
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Are disposable diapers really an environmental nightmare? Don’t other diaper alternatives have downsides? Take a look at this overview of green diapering.
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.
The holidays are over, and that means it’s time to get out of holiday mode. So after a month without Waste Biz posts, we’re getting back on track here. Looking forward to an exciting new year in the waste industry! As a former Las Vegas resident, my attitude towards the mammoth CES (Consumer Electronics Show) […]
Want to save energy, materials, water, and money? Create a more sustainable workplace by implementing some of these ideas.
Melitta USA has rolled out recyclable single-serve coffee pods, but if they don’t work with recycling infrastructure, they’ll still end up in the trash.
Copenhagen, Denmark wants to get its bottle deposit return rates up, so it’s trying to help out the homeless with a trash can designed for their dignity.
Let’s Do It! began as an effort to clean up illegally dumped trash in Estonia, and grew into a global effort to address litter & other local challenges.
Clichy-Batignolles, a new eco-district in Paris, has implemented a pneumatic waste collection system, an old-school technology that’s remarkably efficient.
Tossing used chewing gum on the ground doesn’t cause any harm unless it sticks to someone’s shoe, right? No – take a look at gum’s environmental impact.
Smart commercial trash cans eliminate waste of energy, material, and labor needed to check & empty partially-full receptacles.
Sweden recycling 99% of its waste sounds too good to be true, and, to some degree, it is. Does “waste to energy” count as recycling?