This company is turning food waste into a cleaning spray

GreenBiz

97 percent of the cleaning product is made from the water, acids and alcohol from the food waste. Circular Economy Waste Waste Management Food Waste

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Solar-Powered Car Delivers Zero Waste Wholesale To Zero Waste Retail Store: The Future Is Now

CleanTechnica

Clean Transport Coal Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Green Economy Oil Rooftop Solar Solar Energy Hawaii pipelines plastic plastics Protea Waste Reduction zero-wasteI may be the world's biggest fan of Zachary Shahan. His wife and kids may argue.). When Zach first gave a talk entitled "The Future is Now," it sort of became the ad-hoc tagline for CleanTechnica. And it's true — all the solutions we need are right here, right in front of us.

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How companies — from automotive to apparel — can transform waste into resources

GreenBiz

One key is to design out waste in the first place. Circular Economy Recycling Waste Waste Management Water Reuse

From Google Kitchens: 4 Ways To Prevent Food Waste

CleanTechnica

Creative ways to prevent food waste, which is all too common and in a country where hunger is an issue, are being pursued by Google Kitchens. It has employees to feed and since Google is on a sustainability mission, its kitchens offer an innovative way to help with the issue of food waste. Agriculture Health food waste Google reducing food waste waste Waste Reduction

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Converting Plastic Waste Into Construction Materials

CleanTechnica

The Center for Regenerative Design and Collaboration (CRDC), which is based in Costa Rica, has been developing a process to convert waste plastic into building materials like bricks and concrete.

Upcycling Plastic Waste For Supercapacitors

CleanTechnica

Simple process transforms PET plastic into a nanomaterial for energy storage.

Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste

GreenBiz

Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste. . Can waste be designed out of consumer electronics? Hold the phone!

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Solving Food Waste and Hunger

GreenBiz

Solving Food Waste and Hunger. billion metric tons of food is lost or wasted globally each year, according to the United Nations — about one-third of all the food produced for human consumption. An estimated 1.3

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How China and the U.S. can innovate on plastic waste

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Plastic Waste RecyclingThe world's two biggest producers and consumers of stuff stand to play a pivotal role in creating a circular economy, but they'll both have to get out of their own way.

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4 ways to cut campus food waste, from colleges to corporates

GreenBiz

From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector. Food & Agriculture Waste Management Food Waste

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Machine Learning Rapidly Improves Waste Sorting To Environmental & Economic Benefit

CleanTechnica

AMP Robotics is at the forefront of systems which are allowing us to sort our own waste more effectively. Green Economy Investment Manufacturing Policy & Politics Uncategorized AMP Robotics Canada machine learning Philippines recycling Robotics Visual Recognition waste managementIt's no longer possible for the developed world to use the developing world as its landfill site and recycling facility.

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Tree Top, Pop-Tarts and the beauty of ugly fruit in tackling food waste

GreenBiz

Food Systems Food WasteWhat is old is new again for the food industry as consumers become aware of the virtues of turning damaged apples and other fruit into purees, canned foods, breakfast items and other products.

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The electronic waste collection conundrum

GreenBiz

The electronic waste collection conundrum. Quite simply, I had become obsessed with the tech industry’s then-blasé attitude about the seemingly intractable problem of electronic waste. . According to a December report by the United Nations Environment Program, roughly 50 million tonnes of electronic and electrical waste is produced globally on an annual basis. E-Waste. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/16/2020 - 01:15.

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Fighting Food Waste: Lessons from COVID

GreenBiz

Fighting Food Waste: Lessons from COVID. . What emerging strategies have been employed to tackle food waste during the pandemic, and how can we scale these strategies in the future?

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Marriott Aims For 33% Reduction In Plastic Waste

CleanTechnica

Marriott is on a mission to reduce plastic waste at an epic scale. Consumer Technology hotels Marriott plastic Waste ReductionThat is only possible because Marriott uses plastic at an epic scale, and it's not a goal of becoming 0% plastic, but it's an effort to be lauded nonetheless.

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How the Manufacturing Industry Can Reduce Waste

U.S. Green Technology

Many people in today’s society are especially conscious about how they can cut down on waste. The efforts often take place in their homes and workplaces, but it’s common for consumers also to specifically seek out companies that are among the least wasteful. Here are some practical things manufacturers can do to minimize waste. The post How the Manufacturing Industry Can Reduce Waste appeared first on U.S.

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Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals

GreenBiz

Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals. Using CCU technologies to consume waste feedstocks reportedly can cut production costs; monetize industrial emissions; allow companies to meet CO2 emissions goals; and foster continued development of a circular economy.

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Where does your waste plastic go? This guide can help businesses develop the details

GreenBiz

The Plastic Leak Project, created by Quantis in partnership with 35 organizations, takes a science-based approach to understanding plastic pollution in order to help companies reduce their waste flows. Circular Economy Plastic Waste

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Legal challenge to exclusion of waste incinerators from post-Brexit emissions trading scheme

Envirotec Magazine

Newhaven waste incinerator, East Sussex. They make the case that in creating the UK Emissions Trading Scheme, the Government has unlawfully excluded municipal waste incinerators from the scheme. The omission of municipal waste incinerators is irrational.

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The UK fashion sector is already on trend to miss 2020 waste targets

GreenBiz

Population growth, rising consumption levels, lack of collection infrastructure and fast fashion is blocking industry progress on waste, report finds. Apparel Circular Economy Waste Management

How to Reduce Food Waste at Home?

The Environmental Blog

The amount of food that gets wasted or spoiled daily is enough to feed 20% of the world population say, experts. Food and water waste accounts for more than 10 million tonnes that end up in landfills in the UK. We can contribute to environmental protection by reducing food waste.

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The broken system that sends most food waste and organic matter to landfills

GreenBiz

The broken system that sends most food waste and organic matter to landfills. landfills is food waste, yard trimmings and other organic matter. Most commercial food waste is also dumped, meaning that just 6 percent of all U.S. food waste is diverted from landfill or combustion.

Food waste startup backed by Oprah Winfrey snags $250 million

GreenBiz

Food waste startup backed by Oprah Winfrey snags $250 million. This morning brings one of the biggest deals yet this year: an infusion of $250 million in new financing for food waste crusader Apeel Sciences. Food Waste.

To manage plastic waste, you first have to measure it — here's how we did it for one Caribbean country

GreenBiz

plastic Plastic WasteMeasuring the problem is often challenging for plastics, due to lack of data on where they come from and end up.

How online ordering could cut food waste

GreenBiz

How online ordering could cut food waste. This week, we’ll look at some potentially good news from the intersection of online delivery and food waste. Any good news on waste is welcome, because the situation is insane. Wasted food is responsible for 6 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions — that’s three times the contribution of aviation and more than any country except China and the United States. Ordering pre-prepared meal kits also leads to less waste.

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Morgan Stanley’s role in addressing the plastic waste problem

GreenBiz

Morgan Stanley’s role in addressing the plastic waste problem. When Morgan Stanley decided to launch its Plastic Waste Resolution in April 2019, it had realized that plastic waste was a business issue.

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Opening Panel: The Human Dimension of Waste Collection

GreenBiz

Opening Panel: The Human Dimension of Waste Collection. Who are the humans that are managing our waste? The informal waste economy is an often overlooked part of our global plastic supply chain.

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Why Plastic Waste is a C Suite Issue

GreenBiz

Why Plastic Waste is a C Suite Issue. Why is plastic waste a c-suite issue, and how can corporate leaders have a positive impact on plastic waste reduction, while potentially benefiting their businesses? Plastic waste reduction is not only an environmental issue.

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Unilever sets goals to reduce its plastic use and support a 'waste-free world'

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Corporate Social Responsibility Plastic WasteThe consumer goods giant pledges to halve its use of virgin plastic.

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Can We Reduce Waste at Home? Tips to Make it Happen

U.S. Green Technology

Tips To Reduce Waste At Home With everything going on in the world, it can be easy to forget that we are all supposed to be doing our part to lessen how much waste we produce. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the average American generates over 4 pounds of waste a day. The post Can We Reduce Waste at Home? Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Living, Living Green green living Reduce Waste

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Tips for reducing food waste amid coronavirus

Inhabitat - Innovation

Follow these tips to reduce your household's food waste during the pandemic and beyond

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Haeckels delivers zero-waste skincare with Bio Restore Membrane

Inhabitat - Innovation

Haeckels has developed a zero-waste option that solves both the waste issue and those under-eye bags

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How Dow seeks to turn plastic waste into a circular resource

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Corporate Strategy Plastic Waste Purpose and PeopleThe company's global sustainability director addresses her passion for social innovation, her philosophy for investments and what makes for successful collaboration.

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Food Waste: $2.4 Trillion Left Rotting in a Heap

CleanTech Group

Figure 1 Food Waste innovation landscape The scale of the problem The scale of the global food waste problem is astonishing. We waste. Agriculture & Food Logistics Supply Chain Agtech Waste

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New materials discovered in toxic mining waste

Envirotec Magazine

has been investigating mining waste contaminated with arsenic and other toxins. In the context of a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, she investigated abandoned mines in that country containing highly toxic mining waste contaminated by arsenic, thallium and antimony. “In In terms of volume, mining wastes are the largest amounts of wastes on our planet,” says principal investigator ?or?evi?. stresses that mining waste is an underestimated problem.

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