Palm oil production takes quite a toll on tropical rainforests. A process that makes a similar substance from food waste could reduce this impact.
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Hotels use a lot of water in their daily operations. Efforts to conserve water around the building can make a real difference in protecting this resource.
A new paper argues that industrial waste from steel and aluminum production and coal burning could be used to sequester atmospheric carbon.
Halifax, Nova Scotia has seen impressive increases in its recycling rates by requiring residents to put trash for pick-up in clear plastic bags.
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.
British company Knowaste has developed technology to reclaim plastic and fiber from dirty diapers and other absorbent hygiene products.
Who’s Responsible For Reducing Food Waste? The United States Government Wants To Rescue More Food From The Trash
Like the United Nations, the United States’ EPA and Department of Agriculture has put forth a plan for reducing food waste by 50% by the year 2030.
The concept of the circular economy works great for the environment… but is it good for business? Here are some companies making it work for them.
Tired of picking up other people’s dog poop? A Tennessee company has created technology that allows communities to pinpoint offenders.
British non-profit Re-Worked turns coffee grounds from businesses into furniture that those same businesses can use in their work spaces.
Brighton, UK-based Old Tree Brewery follows an ecosystem approach of turning waste into food with its bottled drinks made from excess produce.
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.
Did the Great Recession, the economic downturn in 2007-08 create a generation of people who avoid food waste at almost all costs?