Waste – Trash to Cash


6 Ways to Turn Your Corporate Event Sustainable

Stay at the forefront of society by making small changes to your corporate events that will have long-lasting positive effects on the environment…

Interview: Eric Dominguez, Caesars Entertainment

Eric Dominguez talks about sustainability at Caesars - Energy, Water and Waste as well as engaging their employees to care and take sustainability…
Landfills are dominated by food waste that produces methane as it rots, a gas 25 times more harmful to our environment than carbon dioxide. (Click to enlarge)

Waste Not, Want Not: How Reducing Food Waste Can Help Address Climate Change

Unbeknownst to many consumers food waste is one of the leading causes of greenhouse gas emissions. Almost half of all food is thrown…
Models prepare to walk the runway in upcycled garments at Redress Raleigh's 2011 fashion show.

Upcycling: The New Wave of Sustainable Fashion

In a world still churning out trendy throw-away fashion pieces at breakneck speed, the idea of upcycled or refashioned apparel can be an…
Levi's Waste Less Jeans

Levi’s Waste<Less Collection: A New Home for Recycled Plastic

Last year, Levi’s launched its Waste
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How Cities Can Address the Critical Need for Sustainable Development

Sustainable cities, or “smart” cities, focus economic and technological resources on conserving water, improving energy efficiency, reducing waste and enhancing their citizens’ quality…

It’s the Numbers, Stupid! Data-Driven Policies Will Lead to Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

From the first cities in ancient Mesopotamia to modern metropolises, urban locales have served as cultural and commercial hubs for societies across the…
Coastal Landfill.

UK Landfill Tax is Set to Rise Fast

Landfill taxes in the UK have been growing steadily since their inception in 1996. Calls for them to be increased dramatically are now…

Walmart Pleads Guilty to Dumping Hazardous Waste in California

Walmart pled guilty in a federal court in San Francisco to dumping hazardous waste into sanitation drains in California.
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Interview: LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren

Lanzatech is a US based startup operating mostly in China who have figured out how to create a variety of useful chemical products…
Seamless's eco-friendly ordering option has already saved more than one million napkins and sets of utensils in 2013.

New York Startup Seamless and its Great Idea to Help the Environment

The leading online service for ordering delivery and takeout food says that its customers are increasingly making "eco-friendly" orders, asking delivery drivers to…

Avoiding Landfill: The Second Life of Products

How do we repurpose products that are at the end of their lifecycle, but are not easily recycled? Priscilla Burgess has some ideas.

The UK Landfill Tax Sets the Standard for a Carbon Tax

Looking at the carbon tax debate - what we can learn from other nations who decided an environmental tax can actually help solve…

Tom’s of Maine Takes a Step Towards Quantifying Goodness

Tom’s of Maine just unveiled a new reporting initiative that they are calling their Goodness Report. Tom's, which states that “sustainable practices are…

Belgium Hosts Europe’s Best Recycling and Prevention Program

By Cecilia Allen and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives The Flemish region of Belgium boasts the highest waste diversion rate in Europe.…