Over 2.9 million public school students from New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami-Dade, Dallas and Orlando will soon be served their meals on trays that skip the landfill and position schools to produce and sell compostable food waste.
Author: Sherrell Dorsey
Studies show that communities with statistically recognized transportation issues benefit the most from having a bike-share option in their neighborhood. However, disproportionately, some of the most recognized bike-share programs in the country have been met with controversy for lack of equitable distribution in core neighborhoods characterized by less affluence.
As the celebration of Earth Month wraps ups, WalletHub’s recently-released study citing America’s most and least eco-friendly states takes the temperature of how we’re progressing toward a more environmentally healthy nation. Click through to see how your state stacks up.
Behavioral change at the consumer and commercial levels can be the key to significantly decreasing the amount of compostable food waste sent to the landfill by both households and businesses globally.
Now in its second year, the Fight Hunger Spark Change campaign seeks to donate up to $3 million to Feeding America and secure 75 million meals for food banks across the country during a critical time: when donations significantly decrease post-holiday season.
While you may not find poultry grown in a petri dish to be appetizing, the benefits of engineering our food could prove to be a solution to agricultural waste and pollution — not to mention hunger alleviation.
Retail giant Walmart zeros in on highlighting products from women-owned businesses through the use of a newly polished label. The “Women-Owned” initiative will provide access to over 3,000 products in an online marketplace and within Walmart retail stores across the country.
The biggest barrier facing most cities when it comes to providing the level of innovation and infrastructure needed to reduce waste and increase recycling rates often boils down to one factor: Money—or specifically, the absence of it.
The Confronting Climate Change is Good Economics plenary session presented at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting this week, drew consensus among notable panelists that spoke to the changing values of companies and cities as it relates to planning effectively to leverage solutions that bridge both capital and climate change alleviation.
With just a week away from the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City, 160 leading environmentalists from 44 countries are calling on the world’s foundations and philanthropies to take a stand against global warming.
Widespread availability (and affordability for that matter) of printers has supercharged experimentation — re-shaping and redefining design and prototyping in the process.
The Genesis Generation Challenge aims to identify and provide $1 million in seed money for innovative projects to address the world’s toughest challenges.
With the omnipresence of the internet, parents must be increasingly aware and armed with the tools to keep their children safe online.
In order to be effective at reaching the desirable public health outcomes, architects and planners and those involved in the discussion of smart growth must attach themselves first to the work of peeling back the layers of all-inclusive design strategies that will serve the greater community—not just the all-too fortunate few.