Waste

Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Make your Halloween green by reducing your waste from the holiday. Here are some ideas on how to lessen your impact on the environment when it comes to your costume.
From lighter consumer products to car parts, recycled coconut shells are finding new life.
Next time you throw food away, think twice. Globally, we waste a third of the food that is produced for human consumption.
The George Washington University
One man's trash is another man's clean source of electricity with trash to fuel technology.
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
The George Washington University
Yolanda Rother was in for a rude awakening when she took her first steps on the campus of Georgetown University in January. It did not take much for her to realize life in D.C. would be much different than she originally anticipated. All she had to... Read More
UNSW Australia
Researchers in Australia have created a way to turn old plastic bags and rubber tires into steel! The process not only reduces the amount of waste thrown into landfils, but makes steel production less expensive and more energy-efficient.
Factory-built homes have the benefits of being constructed inside a manufacturing plant (avoiding weather-related delays), standardization that improves consistency and eliminates waste, and a design/build process that facilitates innovation and... Read More

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