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August 2016

Will 3D-Printed Food Mean an End to Food Waste?

Will 3D-Printed Food Mean an End to Food Waste?

All of us have had one of those days, sitting at home, where we wished we had the food-printing technology from Star Trek. All we'd have to do is give a voice command to our wall unit, and a few minutes later the exact dish we wanted would be ready for us, steaming hot and delicious.

Capturing Carbon Emissions: Recycling Car Exhaust Into Paint

Capturing Carbon Emissions: Recycling Car Exhaust Into Paint

Car exhaust is a major contributor to air pollution, especially in the developing world. Car exhaust is not only unhealthy to breathe but deposits grime on clothing and walls of buildings.

How To Eliminate Disposable Shopping Bags

How To Eliminate Disposable Shopping Bags

A robust recycling program is an essential component of zero waste, and so is eliminating unnecessary trash.  Single-use disposable shopping bags (both paper and plastic) have a short life.

Why Green Washing is a Serious Problem

Why Green Washing is a Serious Problem

Have you ever gone to the supermarket, and tried to buy healthy food? It’s nearly impossible to figure out what’s genuinely good for you, and what’s just wearing a health-conscious skin in order to get you to buy it. When everything is claiming to be a low-fat, low-carb superfood, it’s hard to tell the difference between the real deal, and a clever marketing package.

Match Your Furniture to Your Waste System with Stylish Recycling Bins

Match Your Furniture to Your Waste System with Stylish Recycling Bins

One problem that many corporations face when trying to implement effective waste management strategies is the perception that recycling and waste receptacles are often bulky and unbecoming. If your office prides itself on elegance and clean appearances, it can be hard to incorporate a recycling bin into the environment without creating an eye-sore.

3 Sustainable Changes To Make In Your Office’s Break Room

3 Sustainable Changes To Make In Your Office’s Break Room

In your office, your employees might enjoy congregating, chatting and munching in the company break room. Even though this can be one of the best parts of the office, it can also be one of the biggest sources of waste.

4 Tips for Hosting a Zero Waste Office Party

4 Tips for Hosting a Zero Waste Office Party

Hosting office parties, whether for retirements, holidays or just about any other purpose, can be a lot of fun and can go a long way toward boosting employee morale. However, if you aren't careful, these parties can result in a lot of waste.

Tips For A More Environmentally Friendly Weekly Routine

Tips For A More Environmentally Friendly Weekly Routine

Shopping totes. Reusable coffee mugs.

This startup is recycling food waste into powdered supplements

This startup is recycling food waste into powdered supplements

Communities undertake recycling to save space in landfills and to cut down on the amount of energy needed to create new products from scratch. A startup company called NewFoodz is undertaking a recycling innovation program to address two other problems, namely food waste and hunger.

Will Low Consumer Awareness Stifle Battery Recycling?

Will Low Consumer Awareness Stifle Battery Recycling?

Great strides are being made in battery recycling innovations. Although battery recycling is still a niche market, it is gaining immense potential.