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December 2016

“The Pipe” is a Potential Zero Waste Solution to California’s Drought

“The Pipe” is a Potential Zero Waste Solution to California’s Drought

California's drought has been going on for years, and things are starting to get serious. The state's governor has even contemplated charging residents who use the most water as a way to get people to cut down on usage.

Striving For Zero Waste Cattle… Can It Be Done?

Striving For Zero Waste Cattle… Can It Be Done?

When we think about the greenhouse gases being put into our environment, and where they come from, we tend to think of cars, fossil fuel power plants, and similar energy sources. What we don't tend to think about, though, is our food.

Does a Centuries Old Mine in New York Represent a Zero Waste Energy Storage Solution?

Does a Centuries Old Mine in New York Represent a Zero Waste Energy Storage Solution?

One of the biggest hurdles green energy faces is storage. While it's true that the sun, the wind, and the tide all produce force we can harness to create electricity, we don't live our lives according to these environmental factors.

Is The Beacon Food Forest a Solution to Food Waste?

Is The Beacon Food Forest a Solution to Food Waste?

One of the big problems facing us when it comes to food waste is transportation costs. Farms can grow a lot of food in one place, but for that food to get into our homes (and then into our mouths), it has to be loaded up, and shipped out.

Simple Solutions To Reduce Waste At Home & The Office

Simple Solutions To Reduce Waste At Home & The Office

Reusing Your Waste at HomeDuring any given day, how often do you as an individual throw away waste without thinking of its recycling benefits? Do you have the means to recycle your trash, designated bins set aside for plastic, aluminum, and cardboard? Many waste conscious people have recycling bins in their own home, and lots of public spaces have jumped on board in providing the necessary equipment for us to use when needed.

Recycle Your Hair By Making A Donation

Recycle Your Hair By Making A Donation

If you're going to get your haircut, wouldn't it make sense to do something worthwhile with it, instead of just throwing it in the garbage? Lots of people with long, lustrous locks donate their hair every year to make wigs for good causes. Whether it's for children with conditions that cause their hair to fall out, or for adults suffering hair loss because of cancer treatment, it seems like a fairly simple process.

How to Increase Your Office Recycling Rates

How to Increase Your Office Recycling Rates

If you take recycling seriously, it might be stressful to you if you don't feel that everyone in your office is participating. After all, as you know, recycling can make such a big difference, particularly when everyone chips in.

Keep Your Restaurant Clean and Organized with Tray Top Restaurant Trash Cans

Keep Your Restaurant Clean and Organized with Tray Top Restaurant Trash Cans

As a restaurant owner you recognize the need for an organized and clean environment for your diners. We have all seen restaurants that are run in disorder and have cleanliness issues.

5 Plastic Bags Recycling Innovations That Are Changing the World

5 Plastic Bags Recycling Innovations That Are Changing the World

While plastic bags are plentiful, they are often associated with ocean pollution. However, through recycling plastic bags are making these 5 positive impact.