Waste – Trash to Cash

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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.
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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…
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Make Your Used Mattresses Matter

Organizations are now spearheading successful methods for recycling beds and mattresses. You can join this environmentally-friendly bandwagon, too.
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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China Leads in Contributions to Pacific Garbage Patch

A team of researchers looked at coastal communities with mismanaged waste to figure out the largest culprits.
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New York City Bans Foam Packaging

New York City is joining a slew of California cities that have banned foam packaging. Known as expanded polystyrene (EPS), foam packaging can’t…
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Waste Management Tackles Landfill Diversion

Waste Management is known for collecting trash. However, the company is making strides to reduce the amount of trash that ends up in…
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Seattle Assesses Fine to Homeowners for Wasting Food

We waste a whopping 36 million tons of food a year, says the EPA. This year, states and cities are using that statistic…
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