Waste – Trash to Cash

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Can Terracycle Convince American Parents to Recycle Dirty Diapers?

Terracycle is no stranger to challenges. The company actually seems to thrive when it comes to exploring new ways to upcycle and recycle…

Outdated Solar Panels Considered E-Waste By EU Parliament

The EU Parliament, meeting in Strasbourg, France, voted on January 18 to update its Waste Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) legislation to include…
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How Landfills Can Provide Electricity

Landfills can be used to provide electricity or heat, which will prevent 60 to 90 percent of the methane released by waste from…
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PrintEco Wants to Save Companies 17 Percent of Their Printing Costs

PrintEco creates plugins to substantially reduce printing costs for by optimizing print jobs. Their goal is to help companies save billions of dollars…
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The Dark, Unsustainable Underbelly of the Cruise Ship Industry

In the days where eco-tourism is gaining fast ground, there are still ways to have a holiday that is highly unsustainable. One of…
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The Leftovers of Fast Fashion

Patagonia is a technical clothing company that started in the early 1970’s. The company commissioned a study on the environmental impact of its…
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Kraft Study Proves Importance of Supply Chains In Sustainability Efforts

Kraft Foods, the second largest food producer in the world, recently announced the results of a survey measuring its climate impacts, land and water…
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Yellow Pages: Will the Madness Ever Stop?

This post gets easier to write every year.  As I’ve reported many times in the past, a truckload of yellow pages has been…
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Media Coverage of ‘America Recycles Day’ Hard To Find – But Opportunity Still Abounds

This post explores America's neglect of recycling while highlighting the exciting opportunity that still exists.
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Plan to Recycle $300 Billion Worth of Space Debris

Its hard enough to tackle pollution on Earth, let alone in space. However, the recent NASA UARS spacecraft fall has put the phenomenon of…
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Barilla and The National Journal Host the “Healthy Food, Healthy Planet” Summit

The Healthy Food, Healthy Planet summit, hosted by The National Journal and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition, brought together speakers and…
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London Chefs Campaign to Reduce Food Waste

Three years ago, a survey among UK restaurants revealed that eating out produces 100 times more CO2 emissions than eating in. Food waste…
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Contaminated “Tule Fog” is Making a Mess of California’s Central Valley

Five months out of the year, from November thru March, the California Central Valley experiences a mix of airborne toxins that exacerbate an…
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Time to Kill the Dollar Bill?

The Currency Optimization, Innovation, and National Savings Program, or COINS Act, was introduced last week by Arizona Republican David Schweikert in a move…
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UK Company Turns Used Diapers Into Roofing Material

UK-based company Knowaste claims that they are “world’s first provider of a recycling solution for nappies, adult incontinence and feminine hygiene (AHP) products” and I…