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.

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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

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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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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 management

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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.

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.

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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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A guide to zero-waste holiday travel

Inhabitat - Innovation

If you find yourself traveling this time of year, here are some zero-waste tips to take the edge off your travel shame

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How Zest Labs is tracking produce to reduce waste

GreenBiz

Food & Agriculture internet of things Food WasteThe company uses sensors to provide data about a product's shelf life.

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Granby Workshop unveils ceramic dinnerware collection made from 100% waste

Inhabitat - Innovation

Related: Designers recycle aluminum production waste into functional ceramic decor + Granby Workshop Kickstarter Granby Workshop, Ceramics Made from 100% Waste, london design festival, green ceramics, repurposed waste, green housewares, green ceramics, sustainable homewares, sustainable ceramics

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Heat recovery from waste

Envirotec Magazine

Zero Liquid Discharge, or ZLD, is a technique which aims to discharge no liquid waste to the environment, instead recovering as many products from the ‘waste’ stream as possible and leaving just water, which can be re-used.

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Retailers to collect waste electricals and lamps

Envirotec Magazine

Commenting on the news, Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey said: “For several years, The UK’s recycling rates for waste electricals and lamps have stalled. This change means that from next year, any retailer selling lamps will be required to provide a waste lamp takeback service.

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Supermarket happy hour reduces food waste

Inhabitat - Innovation

A Finnish supermarket chain is fighting food waste by offering steep discounts during a “happy hour

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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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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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Mine waste dams threaten the environment, even when they don’t fail

GreenBiz

Brazil Minerals Mining WasteThe environmental damage and human health hazards that these activities create may be both severe and irreversible.

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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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From Bio Waste To SCOBY Packaging

CleanTechnica

The MakeGrowLab is in the process of patenting the SCOBY material. Agriculture Green Economy Manufacturing biodegradable plastics bioplastics food MakeGrowLab packaging plastics

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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Firms launch circular economy solution to prevent millions of tonnes of e-mobility waste worldwide

Envirotec Magazine

A new partnership aims to demonstrate how bespoke circular-economy batteries can tackle the mounting problem of e-waste, specifically in relation to electric vehicles. This is positive for decarbonisation, but raises a new sustainability issue – waste. Waste is the elephant in the room.

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How to make zero-waste decorations for the holidays

Inhabitat - Innovation

Find out how to make zero-waste decorations and create less trash during the holidays

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Dana Gunders of NextCourse on the future of food waste reduction

GreenBiz

"People like to see that their employers are working on something like food waste reduction," Gunders says. Corporate Social Responsibility Food & Agriculture GreenBiz Studio VERGE Food Waste

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Episode 208: Humanizing supply chains, from food waste to household cleanser

GreenBiz

Food & Agriculture Food Systems Podcast Supply chain Food Waste GreenBiz 350 PodcastPlus, outtakes from this week's interview with Maria Pope, CEO of Portland General Electric.

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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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4 Ways to Reduce Waste In Your Own Home

The Environmental Blog

Here are 4 things that you can do to ensure that you’re reducing waste in your house. Landfill waste is not just unsightly, it also poses risks to humans from harmful chemical leaks and has negative effects on the environment.

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Paperless solution cuts submission times for quarterly returns for waste carriers, says firm

Envirotec Magazine

A new waste handling solution is seemingly set to cut submission times for quarterly returns for waste carriers who have a registered, onsite, waste transfer station by eliminating the need for manual documentation. Waste Management

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Data analytics firm wins £500k funding to build the UK’s first digital waste tracking system

Envirotec Magazine

Award-winning data analytics business Topolytics has been awarded £500,000 to build a prototype for a UK wide comprehensive waste tracking system. The system will monitor and analyse all waste transactions across the UK every year. News Waste Management

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New partnership in waste pile management solutions

Envirotec Magazine

Developed by waste and recycling firm Freeland Scientific, ‘CompostManager’ is a complete system for managing the composting process, and ‘smarTprobe’ is a temperature monitoring system for compost and other wastes where overheating and fire represent a potential hazard.

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Specialist firm develops eco-solution for Japanese knotweed waste

Envirotec Magazine

Japanese knotweed removal firm Environet UK has developed a method for converting waste from Japanese knotweed and other invasive plants into biochar, with the potential to eliminate the need for environmentally damaging and expensive landfill disposal in the future. Bio-waste

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Councils could begin charging for garden waste, according to survey

Envirotec Magazine

39% stated they would have to start charging for bulky items or garden waste collections if funding levels fell. Bio-waste News Waste Management

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Episode 193: Combating food waste, measuring plastic footprints, get ready to advocate

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Plastic Waste Podcast Policy & Politics Food Waste GreenBiz 350 PodcastPlus, meet the latest addition to the GreenBiz editorial team, Associate Editor Deonna Anderson.

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Project secures EU funding to create sugars, chemicals and plastics from household waste

Envirotec Magazine

An 11-strong European consortium has secured funding for a project to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of generating waste sugars derived from household waste and producing a range of high-performance bio-based materials and products. Bio-waste Recycling and Reuse

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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

School’s back in session and Wisdom Supply Co. is teaching a lesson to reduce plastic waste

GreenBiz

The B corp is working to to provide affordable, zero-waste school supplies. Consumer Products Consumer Trends Plastic Waste Recycled Paper

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Using Plastic Waste To Build Schools In The Ivory Coast

CleanTechnica

Plastic bricks made from plastic trash are building new schools in the Ivory Coast. Buildings Conceptos Plasticos Ivory Coast Plastic bricks UNICEF

AI firm raises $20m to continue its fight against food waste

Envirotec Magazine

Winnow Vision is an artificial intelligence tool “helping chefs cut food waste in half”, according to a press release. It works by taking photos of wasted food as it’s thrown away and uses the images to train itself to recognise what has been discarded. Bio-waste New

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The Sustainable Solution for Dog Waste Removal

The Environmental Blog

Some quick arithmetic tells us that we have a major waste problem, 24.7 When dog waste is left in the park or on the sidewalk, it is detrimental to the environment. When responsible dog owners do pick up their dog’s waste, what happens next? Eighty-nine point seven million.

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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.

Halloween generates frightening amounts of plastic waste each year

Inhabitat - Innovation

Two eco-minded British charities, Hubbub and the Fairyland Trust, have revealed that Halloween generates mounds of plastic waste equal in weight to millions of plastic bottles

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