recycling

Offering financial incentives to students living in on-campus housing for reduction in overall utility use.
Medical Waste is accumulated extremely quickly due to the fact that most medical supplies are used only once to ensure patient safety. While this practice may safeguard individuals, the ramifications for the environment are less than desirable.... Read More
The increase in grocery Cooperatives is drawing customers away from large grocery chains. But why are they becoming so popular? See how cooperatives are supporting local organic products, bringing communities together and spreading environmental... Read More
Ole Miss student Lindsay Fox discovers how one big food company is trimming the fat off its wasteful processes.
During the 2011 football season, more than 435 tons of waste were collected after game days at the University of Mississippi. Through recycling efforts made by the school and students since then, more and more of game day waste is being recycled.... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Old tires, glass bottles and plastics might be considered useless in some parts of the world, but in others, they're valuable building materials. An NGO in Guatemala inspires volunteers to build sustainable, green homes, and even pay for them! The... Read More
Researchers from the California Institute of Technology have created a prototype for a solar-powered sanitation system that can be used in remote parts of the planet that are not currently served by municipal sewage systems. Caltech's prototype,... Read More
Recycling used to just make you think of committed greenies, but now it's more common place and widely accepted.  So, how can we take recycling to the next level?  How about some green...cash? This week we feature Planet Forward innovators who are... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We all use water bottles, but if you're not filling up a reusable every time you're creating a lot of waste. Disposable bottles are convenient, and convenience determines what gets used - the folks at True2o think they might be able to bridge the... Read More
Got an old cell phone sitting around? This week on Bloomberg West we featured EcoATM, a new technology that can give you cash for your phone, while keeping dangerous toxins out of landfills.

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