Waste – Trash to Cash

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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…
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Target Commercial Shoots Go Eco-Friendly

Target partners with EcoSet, an environmental production company founded as a response to the environmental impact of the film production industry, for commercial…
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PizzaSalad: A Slice of Sustainability

Yesterday, restaurant start-up PizzaSalad celebrated it’s third anniversary.  PizzaSalad isn’t your average pizza joint.  It incorporates sustainability across its entire business. A few…
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California Stops Automatic Delivery of White Pages. Will Yellow Pages be Next?

Last Thursday California joined a unique book club, which already includes 16 other states. This book club doesn’t celebrate the release of new…
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Got Waste? Call DHL

DHL Supply Chain is adding a new offering to its Go Green menu of services, a dedicated waste and recycling arm in the…
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Canadian Company Turns Garbage Into Fuel

The Montreal-based company, Enerkem bills itself as a “leading waste to biofuels and chemicals company” that “manufactures, owns and operates community-based advanced biorefineries.”…
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Study: Biodegradable Products Bad for Climate?

Biodegradable products are becoming more and more common these days.  Just when you thought we were heading in the right direction, it turns…
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Coal Mining Waste Used to Build Houses in South Africa

South Africa needs houses, and coal mining waste should be recycled. Enter Anglo American, a mining company which is using its eMalahleni water…
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Casey Container: Plastic Bottles That Are Both Recyclable and Biodegradable?

Plastics from single serving water bottles, or grocery bags accumulating in the world’s oceans have long been in the spotlight as eco villians.…
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Compostable Utensils Diverted to Landfill After Slow Breakdown

CBS San Francisco reports here that so called compostable utensils are  often filtered out from other compost materials and are instead being diverted…