Waste – Trash to Cash

Fishing net waste pulled from the ocean.

Breaking the Consumer Cycle: Netting Revenue Through Waste

As the world’s population increases, so does demand – which is great for business but bad for the environment. There is not a…
hormel-foods

Hormel Foods Makes Good on Solid Waste Reduction Goals…Again

We sat down with Hormel Foods' head of environmental sustainability to understand how the brand is keeping its commitment to reduce environmental impact.
2932735934_1cc542bf2f_z

The Recycling Industry is Losing Money — and Fast

Waste Management and other leading recycling companies recently admitted that more than 2,000 towns and cities are paying to dispose of their recyclables.…
THE-BLACK-GOLD_003_CCDESIGN-PRESS-1

3 Architects Who are Converting Your Waste to Buildings

What does it really mean to repurpose the waste we generate? Well, for one, it means thinking outside the box, as these architects…
Good360

3 Reasons Why We Love Good360: The Online Donation Matching Network

No more letter writing, Craigslist digging or labor-intensive GoFundMe campaigns to manage when setting up a profile on Good360 will do.
2753889396_0b4be0f30d_z

Seriously, It’s Time to Stop Drinking Bottled Water

Bottled water can cost upwards of 300 times the cost of tap water, even when you factor in the cost of a home…
old mattress dumped

Make Your Used Mattresses Matter

Organizations are now spearheading successful methods for recycling beds and mattresses. You can join this environmentally-friendly bandwagon, too.
shredded paper

Adobe Helps Customers Ditch Paper Waste

How does a business help customers be more sustainable? One business that's answering this question is Adobe, which helps its customers ditch paperwork.
3D_Printing_Sustainability

How Sustainable is 3-D Printing?

Although 3D printing brings with it the promise to make manufacturing ‘cleaner and greener,’ the enabling technologies don’t boast those qualities yet.
CNF

Biodegradable Computer Chip: E-Waste No More?

If wood-derived, inexpensive microchips are our first step in widely adopting environmentally friendly electronic materials, we could be on the road to removing…
14265444730_00350953c5_z

Waste Heat (Not Sweaty Bodies) Powering U.S. Sports Stadiums

Sporting facilities are finding innovative approaches to harness deeper savings beyond traditional energy efficiency initiatives. The University of Colorado Buffaloes and the Minnesota…
compostable-school-lunch-plate-537x342

Six Largest School Districts Ditch Foam Lunch Trays for Compostable Plates

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…
DSC_0007

CVS Wants to Help Cities Safely Dispose of Old Medications

Between 10 and 30 percent of all prescription and over-the-counter drugs sold are left unconsumed, and all those leftover medications pose significant risks…
Rude Food

Food Waste is the New Haute Cuisine

Food waste is one of the most pressing social and environmental justice issues of our time, and innovators and entrepreneurs are jumping in…
cooking-oil_2

Used Cooking Oil Wreaks Havoc on Sewers

Improper disposal of used cooking oil is harmful to the environment and can cause structural damage. However, certain organizations have stepped up to…