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June 24, 2014

 

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Composting For Education And The Environment

Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.

March 20, 2014

Edible Waste 

dumpster diving

Headfirst Into A Scrounging Subculture

Dumpster diving is not a recent trend, but some new divers have caught onto the practice in response to recent food waste concerns.

June 18, 2013

Waste Not 

Dimly lit apple core sits in front of a black backdrop

New York Pilots City-Wide Compost Program

New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.

August 30, 2012

Waste Not Want Not 

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5 Ways To Lessen Your Food Waste

According to a new report, Americans waste a lot of food. According to foodies on Twitter, reducing food waste can actually be pretty simple.

April 22, 2011

Living Green 

Planet Earth

Happy Birthday, Mother Earth!

Earth Day should be a day that entices us all to get outside and remember where we live.

April 19, 2011

DIY Compost 

Chicken Wire Compost Bin With Food Waste

DIY Chicken Wire Compost Bin

I constructed this easy chicken wire compost bin. Now I only generate one bag of trash a week.

March 4, 2010

Food Waste 

A pile of food waste

Food Waste A Growing Problem: What You Can Do

Almost 27% of edible food produced in the U.S. goes to waste. Here are some steps you can take to reduce the amount of food you send to the landfill.

November 25, 2009

Recycling and Composting 

three receptacles: trash, recyclables, and compostables

City of San Francisco Implements Mandatory Composting Program

Last month the city of San Francisco implemented the nation's first mandatory composting program, helping to close the loop locally in the bay area.

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